The floating cross at the mouth of the trap. Excluding the statuette of St. Peter, the patron saint of fishermen, which is traditionally always the same, each Rais places his own images of saints. The cross serves the functional purpose of helping the fishermen read the currents. Slack water is the most desirable time to start the fishing operation.
Photo Category: Fisheries - Technique Trap
Photo Location: Italy, Favignana, Sicily
Photo Date: 1999 May