Pole & Line Fishing, Maldives.

Photo | 4 November, 2012

Hussin Ahmed Maagasdhoshuge (53 years old) has worked for 16 years with fisherman Ali Saeed, 10 of them as a bait fisherman. He has sent all three of his children to school in the capital, Male, where his wife spends part of the year with them in a rented apartment. He visits them from time to time in Male and the children return to his home village for three months every year during the school holidays. His eldest child is now a teacher, while his other children are still in the 12th and 10th grade at school. "I do not like net fishing because then there will be no more fish for pole and line fishing.

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