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Mon, Aug 12, 19
How to Fish with Cormorants

This fascinating picture of Lao Huang, an 86 year old fisherman from Yangshuo, China, can be credited to Australian Photographer, Peter Yan

This is the first introduction I have had into Cormorant Fishing. Are you googling "Cormorant" right now? I had to. A cormorant is the bird perched on Huang's bamboo. The birds are trained to catch river fish. It is a centuries old tradition popular in China, Japan, and Korea as well as Greece and North Macedonia.

Today, it's a method used only for touristic purposes. I'd love to witness this process before it becomes buried in the past. 




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