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Cormorant fishing

          Yangshuo Cormorant fishing
The fishing show is also called the cormorant fishing show in Yangshuo,It's also a very popular activities for the spending nightlife in Yangshuo, The cormorant is a fascinating bird. It is able to dive under water and stay there for a long time. While it is under water it searches for fish. The bird then catches the fish by its beak and returns to the surface.In nowadays, It's feeded by the fisherman and catch the fishes for the fisherman. As a traditional fishing way, It has existed nearly for over one thousand years in Yangshuo.
          Yangshuo Cormorant fishing
As well known, the fishes must be attracted by the light and get close to the light in the evening. because of this reason, the fisherman usually hang a lamp in the front of the boat, then they take the cormorants go along the river ,when the fish get close to the boat, the fisherman will drop the cormorant off the water and catch the fish. because the cormorant's throat is long and narrow ,it can't swallow the fish at once, So after it catched the fish, the fisherman will take the fish out from its throat.
           Yangshuo Cormorant fishing
At present,The fishing show has already become a tour program for the tourism, in most cases, the fishman doesn't use the cormorant to help them catch the fish anymore in their daily life.The most famous fishing show must belong to Xingping fishing show festival,when dozens of bamboo rafts attached cormorants and lamp moved back and force on the Li river in the evening,You can imaged how wonderful it is?   
           Yangshuo Cormorant fishing
           Yangshuo Cormorant fishing

 
 
 
 

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