If you're looking for a truly unique experience in Seoul, it doesn't get more exciting than catching fish right out of the river! The Bonghwa Eun-Uh Sweet Fish Festival gives you the chance to wade out right into a river to catch some sweet smelt from the river. This local festival only happens during July and August, when the fish are at their most prolific within the river. Travelers are welcome to come by with a scoop net to catch the wriggling fish in the shallows or even try to catch them with your bare hands! You can also opt to have your prize grilled right there and you can enjoy the delicious fish I nthe freshest possible way. A lot of games and activities will also take place within the event, giving you a variety of things to do and enjoy in the festival.
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