Setting out in early morning or late afternoon, all the men of community would watch and wait while fishing master observed the movement of a selected school of ikaidrik or rainbow runner, marked by a flock of birds following the school. When flock would move to another island, the men would give chase in their canoes, waiting for the fish to swim close to the coral head. Then the fastest swimmers among the would surround the school with the iia, or long rope, and tie the ends together under the water, after which the others would drag the iia to a shallow place on the coral head. The rest of th emen would jump into the water and splash and hit the surface violently, causing the fish to regurgitate their stomach contents and weaken from exertion due to their fear based attempts at escape. The fish were then scooped up with a lacrosse sticke shaped fishing net similar to ookin bobo, this communal method is considered sacred and unique to the southern atolls, particularly Jaluit, and is often accompanied by a chant; Konnak wa. Konnak armej, Konaak aolep men (No one is not involved in this method, and everybody will get his/her share of the catch." Other fishing methods: kottoor, jabuk, ittuur, and bobo.