Piranha catch

June 1, 2009 at 3:45 am 2 comments

Lloydie piranhaLloydie, a Parika taxi driver by weekday and avid angler by weekend and who is formerly of Bartica but now lives in the new neighbouring Tuschen Housing Scheme (one of the largest in Guyana) snags a ferocious piranha in the conservancy several miles aback Vergenoegen. Fishing whether by cast net, seine, rod and reel or just stick rods is very popular in Vergenoegen and the rural areas of Guyana in general. Sport fishing is developing slowly in the country and the marquee event is the Rockstone Fish Festival which is attended by anglers and fans from all across the country.

Fuaad Majeed photo. May 31st 2009

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Entry filed under: Photos of Vergenoegen, Sports in Vergenoegen.

Back dam Fishing at the conservancy

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  • 1. Fishing at the conservancy « Vergenoegen  |  June 1, 2009 at 3:56 am

    […] of his preferred cast net fishing elsewhere in the backdams. Lukanani (peacock bass), tiger fish, piranha, himara, sun fish, hoori, patwa, tilapia are some of the popular catches when fishing in the […]

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  • 2. stolidcharisma  |  June 1, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    Why aren’t these fish extinct?

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