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. Hi is the fishermen in Ban Done, hi catch the fish every day, hi 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.