August 07, 2013

Video & News:Things to see when you visit Japan #1 Cormorant fishing

Ukai: Traditional Cormorant Fishing in Japan!
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"the traditional business of catching fish with tame cormorants.The ancient ukai fishing method in the Kisogawa region is recorded in a document dating back to the Asuka era, about 1,300 years ago.Kisogawa ukai flourished in the Edo period (1603-1867) under the sponsorship of the castellan of the Inuyama Castle near the river. "

Female ukai master revives popularity of cormorant fishing
August 7th 2013
Daily Yomiuri

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