Photo of the Day

September 20, 2016

Catch of the Day

The Indonesian province of Aceh, located on the northwest end of Sumatra Island, is known to visitors for its pristine beaches, mountain wilderness, and, recently, its controversial enforcement of sharia law. However, like most of the island nation, fishing is a vital part of life, as these men pulling in their fishing nets show. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by agan dayat, National Geographic Your Shot

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