Mountain trout festival celebrates the crystal clear ice and beautiful scenery of Hwacheon, South Korea. It is held every year in the month of January. The festival features about 70 programs and exciting activities like snow sledding, ice fishing, bare hand fishing, Night fishing and Ice sculptures for visitors.
About thousands of people gather on frozen river of Hwacheon and plunges for Fishes beneath the frozen river.
It is estimated to be around 150 tonnes of fish that people can catch and sell them or use for grilling and cooking at home.
Date: 9th January onwards
Venue: Hwacheon, Gangwon Province, South Korea