Chagan Lake (in northeast China's Jilin Province) has a long history and splendid civilization. The beauty of Chagan Lake ice fishing method, which dates more than 1,000 years back in the Liao Dynasty (907-1125), is that it has displayed what our ancestors have achieved when trying to survive in the long and harsh winter days.
What are the tools and techniques used by the ethnic Mongolian fishermen who manage to cast a net with a perimeter of 2000 meters long under the frozen lake? How has an ancient fishing culture been kept alive for over 1,000 years? CGTN's Yu Li will drop by the Chagan Lake Hunting and Fishing Culture Museum and brings everything you want to know about the ice fishing tradition.