Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival
In This Photo: Jodie Henry, Pietra Thomas
South Korean anglers cast lines through holes into a frozen river during a contest to catch Mountain Trout on January 13, 2008 in Hwacheon, South Korea. The 'Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival' is a wintertime celebration that draws nearly a million visitors every year. Sancheoneo (Mountain trout in English) is a fish in the Salmonidae genus of the Salmoniformes family which only inhabit cool, pure streams of 20 degrees Farenheit or below.
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