Chinese Fishing Nets #bestof2018

Photo of Chinese Fishing Nets #bestof2018 by Vanshika Oberoi

The Chinese Fishing Nets at Fort Kochi is an unquestionable requirement visit fascination in Kerala. These are settled land establishments, utilized for angling in a one of a kind technique. These nets are settled on Abamboo and teak posts holding it on a level plane by gigantic instruments in order to maneuver them down into the ocean. These nets are weighed by vast stones fixing to ropes.

Worked by a group of six anglers, the tallness of the Chinese angling nets is around 10 meters, each rambling to 20 meters over the water body. Each net has a settled working profundity and because of this a net can't be more than once worked in tidal waters. There are diverse angling nets for activity which depend on the condition of the tide.


It is trusted that the Chinese angling nets were acquired by the Chinese Explorer in Fort Kochi from the court of Kublai Khan, a Chinese ruler.


Angling by Chinese nets is altogether different from normal angling nets. While angling through Chinese angling nets, the nets are submersed into the ocean and kept for a couple of minutes, raising it finely without a moment's delay by six anglers. Every one of them need to keep up the equivalent parity while raising the net from the water.

Be that as it may, there are different utilizations of Chinese angling nets in Cochin Harbor. They frame the fundamental angling extra in Kochi, The water secured with these nets at the season of dusk makes an entrancing and charming scene to the voyagers.


October to March is the best time to visit here.

Photo of Kerala, India by Vanshika Oberoi