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Pole and Line - A Fisherman's Story

Topic | 11 December, 2012 at 16:30

Fishing is a way of life in the Maldives. It is the lifeblood of village life and using a traditional pole and line method, tuna is caught sustainably, one-by-one, ensuring fish for future generations.

Catching Tuna in the Maldives

Blog entry by Andrea Rid | 3 November, 2012 8 comments

Today, I caught a tuna. It was the first fish I had ever caught in my life. And the first tuna that had to die because of me for a long time. I haven’t eaten tuna for about three years. Not because I don’t like the taste of it –...

The people behind your can of sustainable tuna

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | 11 December, 2012 2 comments

The fishermen's days festival in the Maldives is being held this week, a three-day festival to celebrate the country’s fishermen who catch the country's tuna bounty using pole and line fishing. To celebrate one of the few truly...

Pole & Line Fishing In The Maldives

Slideshow | 5 November, 2012

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