The fishing season in Lake Van, Western Armenia is more productive than in previous years.

Fishermen fishing for tarekh, which survives only in the soda-rich waters of Lake Van, have reported an increase in fish sales in the city this year.

Due to the preventive measures taken by the gendarmerie, the number of the fish has increased during this period.

Tarekh caught in the lake for 9 months is the source of livelihood of 15 thousand people.