The people, places and wildlife of Siargao Island, Philippines

Category: Fishing

Panggal rattan crab traps on Siargao island, Philippines

“Panggal” Rattan Crab Traps

These panggal crab traps were woven from rattan right here in San Isidro on Siargao island. Let’s see if we can catch some alimango!

October 20, 2017

Philippine boys fishing with roots

Rice Field Fishing with Nets (and Roots!)

Walking past these kids, I couldn’t help but ask what they were up to.¬†They said they were “going fishing” but instead of a cane pole and some worms they were carrying tangled roots. This would require some investigation…

August 22, 2017

10th Siargao International Game Fishing Tournament

Opening Ceremony Siargao International Game Fishing Tournament – Today, April 6, 2017 was the opening ceremony for the 10th celebration of the fishing tournament. At around

April 6, 2017