Fishing Boats Around the World

A collection of fishing boats from around the world.

Napping in a small fishing boat under the shade of U Bien Bridge in Mandalay, Myanmar. This was essentially the size of all fishing boats in Myanmar, although their diet had a lot of fish and seafood in it. Napping in a small fishing boatThe University of Washington research vessel drift-netting fish and counting them. (Deception Pass Boat Tour.
The U of W Boat Counting Fish Deception Pass Boat TourA fishing boat with a pretty good catch judging by the tons of seagulls following it; off of the beach of Playa Blanca in Costa Rica.  A fishing boat being followed by tons of seagulls off of the beach of Playa Blanca in Costa RicaColourful fishing boats in Luarca, SpainFishing Boats in Luarca, SpainYellow fishing boat with blue barrels and a pile of yellow buoys at a dock in Pangkor, Malaysia. Many of these boats were live-aboard, the barrels containing fresh water for drinking. Yellow fishing boat with blue barrels and a pile of yellow buoys at a dock in Pangkor, MalaysiaA line of small fishing boats pulled up onto the shore in Koh Lanta, Thailand.A line of fishing boats on shore in Koh Lanta, ThailandBoats as far as the eye can see in a Mui Ne fishing village in Vietnam. This shot is from 2003; the country is now getting fished out this close to shore, and there is a move by the government to supply the fishermen with bigger boats. But ultimately that means a lot less people employed by the fishing industry. Boats as far as the eye can see in a Mui Ne fishing village. (Vietnam)Not everyone in Sweden is thrilled with the European Union; this boat in Grebbestad gives the European Union the finger.  A boat from Grebbestad in Sweden give the EU the fingerIreland was another place which wasn’t overly thrilled with the European Union. The only people affected were the fishermen who were saying, “They gave away all our fish in order to get hold other items which everyone else wants but we don’t need.”  They also had other problems, as this boat attests to with a sign that says, ‘No to the toxic salmon farms in Galway Bay.’ This fishing boat is on the Aran Island of Inisheer. Fishing boat on the Aran Island of Inisheer, IrelandBoats in Porthgain Harbour, one of the sights along the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path in Wales.
Boats in a harbour, one of the sights along the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path in WalesOn December 18th the Virgen de la Soledad is taken down to the water and sent off on a cruise in order to bless the fishing fleet of Puerto Escondido in Mexico.The Virgen de la Soledad in Puerto EscondidoView of the fishing boats from the fish cafe on Lamma Island, Hong Kong. View from the fish cafe on Lamma IslandMore of the Friendly Friday Challenge: Something Fishy.

4 responses to “Fishing Boats Around the World

    • There has been a lot of fighting about salmon farms here in BC as we still have a fair amount of healthy wild stock and the farms are toxic to the wild salmon, and people, in so many ways. I haven’t seen the documentary but I will look it up…

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