Gifu Nagara Cormorant Fishing

See the 1,300-year-old fishing tradition that showcases the mastery of the cormorant fishermen and the strong bonds they share with their cormorants.

In order to stop the spread of the COVID-19, the 2020 cormorant fishing season has been temporarily postponed. Please see below for the tentative start dates and check out the official websites for more information.

※Gifu Nagaragawa River Cormorant Fishing (Gifu City)
Start: Postponed until further notice

※Oze Cormorant Fishing (Seki City)
Start: June 1 (tentative)