Turtle hunt off West Faju. 3 local boys are busy tying up a green sea turtle they just hooked. The locals free dive 10-20 meters down to get close to the turtles, they then hook them with a 2 meter bamboo pole which has a hook with a rope attached, the hook releases from the bamboo pole, and the turtle is hooked.The turtle then gets pulled to the surface (eventually it has to breath anyway and come up), it then gets tied to a buoy so it can not dive anymore.This is some serious task and with a full grown turtle you need at least 3-4 people to secure the turtle. (image by Philipp Engelhorn)
Turtle hunt off West Faju. 3 local boys are busy tying up a green sea turtle they just hooked. The locals free dive 10-20 meters down to get close to the turtles, they then hook them with a 2 meter bamboo pole which has a hook with a rope attached, the hook releases from the bamboo pole, and the turtle is hooked.The turtle then gets pulled to the surface (eventually it has to breath anyway and come up), it then gets tied to a buoy so it can not dive anymore.This is some serious task and with a full grown turtle you need at least 3-4 people to secure the turtle.
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