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Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Fishing in the heat on the river Amo, Pisa style.


Sited on the mouth of the river Amo, the Italian city of Pisa straddles is a fishing area known as Boccadarno...


with its net fishing stations called Retoni...


although tit seems these days the roadside fish market and stalls are little used...


to sort, clean and prepare for sale...


the fish caught in the nets...


which are lowered just a few feet under the water and a small net brail is used to retrieve the catch from the centre of the net when it is raised...


one local fisherman prefers to use a 'pedalo' style canoe to fish or bream which are the most prized fish to target...


the brail is swung and dropped into the middle of the net after the haul has been made...


local shore cabs wait for their chance...


the net is lowered just under the surface...


two of the Retoni...


are watched over by anglers also looking to catch bream...


the fishermen's huts have seen better days...


the video shows how the catch is retrieved from the raised net.