Photo credit: Hwangcheong Inland Water Fisheries
One of the many fun winter activities to take part in is ice fishing.
Ganghwa Icefish Festival 2014 will take place from Dec 28, 2013 to Feb 23, 2014 at Ganghwa
Hwangcheong Fishing Site in Incheon-si.
Marking its 8th anniversary, the Ganghwa Icefish Festival is where people can enjoy ice fishing surrounded by the majestic Hwangchang Lake scenery. The festival is getting more and more popular every year and offers a wide range of activities such as ice fishing and bare handed fishing for bingeo (pond smelt), ice sledding, ice carriage rides and ice slides.
Admission to the festival is KRW 5,000. Fishing rods can be purchased separately for KRW 4,000.
<Ganghwa Icefish Festival 2014
Hwangcheong Fishing Site
(Full address: 531 Hwangcheong-ri, Ganghwa-gun, Incheon-si)
: 08:00 – 17:00, Dec 28th 2013 ~ Feb 23rd 2014
☞ Admission Fee
: KRW 5,000 ※ excluding the cost for fishing gear: fishing rod KRW 4,000/ bait KRW 3,000
: +82-32-933-0105 / +82-10-3459-2266 (Korean)
☞ Michuhol Call Center (Incheon)
: +82-032-120 (Korean, English, Vietnamese, Mongolian)
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline
: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
※Festival schedule may change depending on the condition of the ice
Courtesy of Hwangcheong Inland Water Fisheries, Yongdure Village