In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull up fishing nets

The men tie ropes to their waists and walk backwards, hauling in the nets

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Fishermen in the coastal area of central Da Nang city catch fish by tying ropes to their waists, walking backwards and using all of their strength to pull in the heavy fish-laden nets.

In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
Fishermen in Da Nang city often gather in a group of 10 to 16 people every early morning or late afternoon to go to the sea and cast their nets. Photos VNA
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
Fishing nets are moved offshore in baskets or boats and dropped into the sea to form an arc.
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
Fishermen go offshore to cast the nets.
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
Fishermen put rubber belts around their waists and tie the belts to the rope to pull in the nets.
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
Everyone, regardless of gender and ages, joins in.
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
Fresh fish are taken from the nets and sold to markets.
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
Fishermen remove the jumping fish from the nets.
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
Bigger fish are classified in a different group and sold at a higher price.
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
After pulling the nets onshore, some fishermen classify fish, while others withdraw the fishing nets and wait for the next pull.
In Photos: Fishermen in Da Nang pull fishing nets by walking backward
Tourists are eager to see the net pulling and buy fresh fish on the beach.