Young woman arranging woven crab trap baskets in small boat at Hoa Lu

Young woman arranging woven crab trap baskets in small boat at Hoa Lu

Young woman arranging woven crab trap baskets in small boat at Hoa Lu

A young woman wearing a saffron orange shirt arranges crab trap baskets in a small boat at Hoa Lu. The traps appear to be woven fiber rolls about two feet wide. Probably they are set in shallow water where the crabs enter funnel-shaped, side holes looking for bait and are caught within the fiber tube walls.The woman is gripping a trap at each end, perhaps to remove its contents and place them in the blue plastic pail in her boat. The young woman's long hair is tied in back except for the front, which is cut in bangs.

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