Fish Project

Fish Project
The Mekong River is the main river in Laos

They protract area and limit for breed rare Mekong River Fish in Laos
They stop to catch the fish in spawning season for increasing the breed rare Mekong River Fish in Laos

In June every years Smile Cruise spend some money to buy the small fish to put in Mekong River
So this month is beginning of raining, the fish will group up
The most of the fish will going up steam
1,000 small fish increasing each year

Fish in Laos in the mighty Mekong River though 6 countries
The Mekong River though 6 countries in Lao the Mekong River somewhere is low and drop, local people here catch the for eating and selling, job, freshwater, sweet water
They lean how to catch Mekong fish from father.
Lao people call fish“ປາ” and fishermen “ຄົນຫາປາ”

Lao fisherman caching fish by equipment or Lao Fishing tools Sue such:
Fishing long Net, some fishermen they put the net near the rock and strong rock, they know the fish will cram up and big fish will eat small fish
Tong traps, Rod, Reel, Fish hook, although nets, Spears
Fishing tool illegal.
Boom, pointing, electricity.
The largest freshwater “giant catfish” is critically endangered species,
The Mekong giant catfish is illegal in the wild in Laos, Thailand and Cambodia, but the bans appear to be ineffective and the fish is less.
MR, Boun. He is the fishermen in Ban Done, in Huay Xai, Laos, he catch the fish every day, he get experience 20 years.
He catch the fish by long net, fisher boat, he throw the net in the from the north to the south and down the river, when he can the fish 1-2 kilograms, he sell the fish at the restraints.
The cost is 75,000 kip/ kilogram, than fish fame cost 20,000 kip/ kilogram
In dry season can catch more fish.

8 Comments

  1. Chris

    Hello, i’m thinking about doing your Tour. I’m already in Haouy Xai and planning to leave with a slow boat the 29st of October ! What will the price be? Kind regards, Chris

    Reply
    1. admin (Post author)

      Hi Chris,
      You can book the slow boat to Luang Prabang on the 29st of October
      Many thanks
      pheng

      Reply
  2. Imogen Collier

    Hi, I would like to book your slow boat from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang on the 17th January for five people, I have emailed you, please reply and let me know the price and how to pay you. Thanks, Imogen

    Reply
    1. admin (Post author)

      Hi Imogen,
      Thank you for contacting Mekong Smile Cruise

      Yes you can reserve a 2 day slow boat trip from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang The cost without hotel $130 per person

      I am looking forward to hearing from you.
      Many thanks
      Pheng

      Reply
  3. Arief Rehmtulla

    Hi, I would like to book a slow boat from Laos (Luang Prabang) to Chiang Kong. Just curious to the price per person.

    Thanks, Arief

    Reply
    1. admin (Post author)

      Dear Arief,
      Thank you for contacting Mekong Smile Cruise
      You can reserve 2-day Mekong cruise from Luang Prabang to Chiangkhong
      http://www.mekongsmilecruise.com/mekong-river-cruises/

      Many thanks
      Pheng

      Reply
  4. Josh rodgers

    We are currently in pai, what’s the best way to travel with you as soon as possible to Luang Prabang. I believe we’d have to make it to Chiang Khong? Any info would be much appreciated.

    Josh

    Reply
    1. admin (Post author)

      Dear Josh Rodgers,
      Thank you for contacting Mekong Smile Cruise

      2-day cruise from Chiang Khong to Luang Prabang on the July 09 2018
      http://www.mekongsmilecruise.com/mekong-river-cruises-chiang-khong-to-luang-prabang/
      http://www.mekongsmilecruise.com/mekong-cruise-river-cruise/

      I am looking forward to hearing from you.
      Many thanks
      Pheng

      Reply

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