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Cilacap fishermen live with waves of luck and uncertainty

  • Agus Maryono

    The Jakarta Post

Cilacap, Central Java | Fri, December 19 2008 | 11:42 am
Cilacap fishermen live with waves of luck and uncertainty There, they will unload their fish, stored in a drum. (JP/Agus Maryono) (JP/Agus Maryono)

PREMIUM Cilacap fishermen return home from fishing to dock at the banks of the Donan river. (JP/Agus Maryono)  "A fisherman's life is very uncertain. If he can get a big catch, he'll be happy, but often he returns home empty-handed," said 35-year-old Maspin, a fisherman living in the Donan subdistrict of Cilacap regency on the southern coast of Central Java. "A farmer can al...