Huge fishing net by Azim Khan Ronnie

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A huge net stretches between two small boats in a traditional method of fishing on a wetland in Bangladesh.<br />
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The incredible sight was captured by photographer Azim Khan Ronnie.<br />
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Azim said, "It has been a very long tradition to catch fish in this way.  Locally, the net is called 'jagot ber', meaning fishing net of earth, because of its huge size, and it can take up to two hours to spread out in the water."<br />
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"The net is first cast over an area of about five acres, then pulled gently from both ends by the boats to surround the fish."<br />
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Fish often caught include dwarf catfish, or small barbs and each net can catch up to 15kg.<br />
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