The fishing routine


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N 42°39.45420', E 27°43.92237'

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Fishing is old as people live here and is a living power for their cultural development. The fishing craft has been developing and keeping along with the living traditions and habits: construction and maintenance of fishing boats; invent and construction of tools and instruments for fishing; knitting of fishing nets; culinary skills and habits of cuisine evolution, fish storage and conservation; sailing and selling abilities. Fishing rituals are still performing for celebrating the first rate of the fishing boat, the first catch; a pray for a catch and for a big catch; using practices for taming sea storms. Fishing has turned to be one of the main sectors of the maritime economy in Bulgaria due to its excellent location on the Eastern coast and the variety of species in the Black Sea basin.