Quang Ngai fishermen enjoy bumper catch ahead of Tet hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Quang Ngai (VNA)Fishermen in the central province of Quang Nga returned ashore with big batches of fish caught during recent trips as Tet (Lunar New Year) is approaching.

Each day, tens of high-power fishing ships made landfall on Sa Ky seaport in Binh Chau commune of Binh Son district, bringing various kinds of fish with high economic value.

Chu Dinh Thuan, a local fisherman, said he and his co-workers caught over 7 tonnes of fish during the month-long trip concluding on January 17, earning each of them 15 million VND (660 USD).

Not only offshore ships, inshore fishing boats also had a bumper catch in the last days of the lunar year.

At the My A seaport in Pho Quang commune of Duc Pho district, under-90CV fishing ships also harvested a great volume of fish after an offshore night.

The boat of fisherman Tran Tinh was always full of cuttlefish and fish in recent days. He said after each fishing trip, he can rake in over 10 million VND (440 USD).-VNA