Chinese Fishing Nets

Chinese Fishing Nets in Kumarakom, Kerala, India is one of means of fishing.
Using local products like fishing nets and Bamboos mechanics fundamentals applied by local fisher men to make their day to day life easy. It is about 20 meters wide and 10 meters in height.
While heading towards Kumarakom from Cochin you need to pass a big bridge over the Vembanad Lake.
One can see lot of Chinese Fishing nets installed on the banks of these shallow water lake.
These nets are lowered using the lever and pulley mechanism for very short time. The fresh catch fish in the low lying backwaters is caught in these nets.