At first glance, this unique method of fishing looks unnecessarily laborious. Of course, stepping out of the vehicle and having a chat, one can truly get a full picture of the amount of patience and endurance required to reap the benefits. The trick lies in mastering to balance your weight on the narrow pole 1st and then absolutely silence. To catch a glimpse of these stilt fishermen the ideal time either sunrise or sunset and they are see throughout the southern coastal belt. Though fishing is their main income - with the recent hike in tourism posing for photographs has provided other avenues of income.