Ancient Chinese fishing festival reels in record catch
28 December 2012 Last updated at 15:29 GMT
The annual winter fishing festival has begun on Lake Chagan in China's Jilin Province.
Local fishermen took part in an ancient ritual to ensure a good seasons' catch before auctioning off the heaviest fish caught on the day to raise a record amount of money to help protect the local ecosystem.
Tom Santorelli reports.