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Day 8 – Spearfishing! (and a Sandy Beach)

Kosi Bay – Historic Fish Traps and Beach

After breakfast at our Kosi Bay accommodation we all walked down to the historic fish traps where we were introduced to Elmon a local fisherman. Elmon took us into the water and gave us a tour of the traps and showed us how they worked. Unfortunately the tide was too high in the morning to catch fish so we went to the beach for an hour or so.

At the beach we split into three groups – sunbathers, paddlers and ball gamers.

When we returned to the fish traps in the afternoon, Elmon took a few of us back out to the fish traps and Beth, Glyn, Alicia, Lottie, Becky and Adam went into the fish traps to try and spear fish. Three fish were caught, one each by Glyn, Lottie (stabbing it multiple times and getting covered in fish guts/blood) and Adam. The fish were carried to shore and given to Elmon to take home to his family.

Glyn

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Glyn told to spear fish.
Glyn spear fish.
Glyn happy.

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