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Viewfinder: Fishing for Ayu in Japan - Pacific Standard

Cormorant fishermen use sea cormorants to catch sweetfish on October 9th, 2018, in Gifu, Japan. In this traditional fishing art, "ukai," a cormorant master called "usho" manages the birds to capture "ayu," or sweetfish. The ushos of the Nagara River ...

Cormorant Fishing: An Ancient Tradition to Mark Each New Summer - Nippon.com

Cormorant fishing on Gifu's Nagara River is a technique that involves releasing a cormorant, bound by a snare connecting its neck to a boat floating downstream with the current. The bird catches fish as they are startled out from underneath rocks at ...

Photo Journal: Fishing with fire - The Mainichi

Blazing braziers hang above boats on the Nagara River in the city of Gifu on the night of May 11, 2017, at the start of the Gifu Nagara Kamo Ukai (cormorant fishing) season. The event is said to go back more than 1,300 years, and is mentioned in the ...

UN official pitches agricultural heritage in Japan - The Japan Times

The Nagara River in Gifu Prefecture was granted the heritage status in December 2015 because many traditional types of inland fishing have been preserved there, including cormorant fishing that dates back 1,300 years. On Sunday, Kadiresan attended the ...

A waterlogged retreat, deep in the mountains of Gifu - The Japan Times

The town sits at the confluence of four rivers: the tiny Otohime and the Kodara, which both flow into the mighty Yoshida. Together, all three join the Nagara River to the west of town. In Gujo-Hachiman water is more than a necessary resource that ...

When the ayu fish arrive, it's the sweet sign of summer - Star2.com

On the Nagara River, bonfires are lit to attract ayu to fishing boats, and trained cormorants are sent to catch the fish and bring them back to the boat. This ancient way of fishing dates back 1,300 years and now serves as a tourist attraction ...

Farming systems in Japan and Bangladesh win acclaim - Far Eastern Agriculture

Three sites are in Japan – Ayu of the Nagara River System, Minabe-Tanabe Ume System and Takachihogo-Shiibayama Mountainous Agriculture and Forestry System. The one in Bangladesh is the Floating Garden Agricultural Practices, said FAO in a ...

Bangladesh's hydroponic agri-system global heritage - The Daily Star

Various components of the system such as rivers, forests and farmlands are closely linked to each other. The sustainable inland fisheries of a specific type of fish (Ayu) benefit from clean waters of the Nagara River which are maintained through ...

Sustainable farming systems in Bangladesh and Japan receive global recognition - eco-business.com

The sustainable inland fisheries of a specific type of fish (Ayu) benefit from clean waters of the Nagara River which are maintained through upstream forest management. Local communities have lived within this linked ecosystems and have developed their ...

The school of things: Simon Lee's Five Decades exhibition addresses Japanese post-modernity - wallpaper.com

In 1965 the artist Tatsuo Kawaguchi brought together nine artists to dig a hole by the Nagara River in Kobe, Japan. 'Hole' was one of the first 'happenings' in the Far East and one of only six works by the collaborative group that called itself 'i'. By ...

Cormorant fishing in Japan - in pictures - The Guardian

Photographer Chris McGrath covers Asia from Getty Images' offices in Japan. Here he covers Ukai, a traditional fishing method on the Nagara river in Japan, where cormorants are used to catch fish. Fri 11 Jul 2014 05.14 EDT Last modified on Fri 11 Jul ...

This 3DS Railroad Simulator Is All About Realism And Perfection - Siliconera

Nagara River Railroad Compilation features the Nagaragawa River route down in Gifu prefecture, and the game replicates the route in its entirety with stereoscopic 3D available. Players can enjoy two different views—one from within the driver's seat ...

The Nagara River has its source in the city of Gujō, Gifu Prefecture, and its mouth in the city of Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Along with the Kiso River and Ibi River, the Nagara River is one of the Kiso Three Rivers of the Nōbi Plain. Previously, the river was named Sunomata River . With a length of 166 km , it drains an area of 1,985 square kilometres in the Chūbu region and empties into Ise Bay. The government of Japan classifies it as a Class 1 river.

Nagara River
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The Nagara River flowing through Gifu
Native name 長良川
Country Japan
Basin
Main source Mount Dainichi
River mouth Ise Bay
River system Kiso River
Basin size 1,985 km (766 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 166 km (103 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    120 m/s (4,200 cu ft/s)

The Nagara River (長良川 Nagara-gawa) has its source in the city of Gujō, Gifu Prefecture, and its mouth in the city of Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Along with the Kiso River and Ibi River, the Nagara River is one of the Kiso Three Rivers of the Nōbi Plain. Previously, the river was named Sunomata River (墨俣川 Sunomata-gawa). With a length of 166 km (103 mi), it drains an area of 1,985 square kilometres (766 sq mi) in the Chūbu region and empties into Ise Bay. The government of Japan classifies it as a Class 1 river.

Journeys in Japan - Nagara River: Pristine Beauty, Waterborne Bounty [1080p]

John Moore finds pristine water and delicious ayu fish in the Nagara River (Gifu Pref.) On this program, get to know the real Japan and discover useful travel tips.

Ukai on the Nagara River: People Living with Nature

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Japan Solo Trip III - Gifu & Cormorant Fishing at Nagara River

Japan Solo Trip - Episode 3 Gifu & Cormorant Fishing at Nagara River Third day of my Japan solo trip and I am going to Gifu. Gifu is the interchanging station ...

Travel In Japan | Nagara River: Pristine Beauty, Waterborne Bounty

Travel In Japan | Nagara River: Pristine Beauty, Waterborne Bounty - - - - - - - - - The Nagara River runs for 166 kilometers through the heart of Gifu Prefecture, ...

Journey`s Japan Nagara River 清流長良川

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Nagara River Fireworks Hanami Festival in Gifu, Japan 長良川 花火大会 2017

On my first day of Summer vacation, and also my last day before heading back to the US to visit family, I went to my first fireworks festival in two years at the ...