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Traditional fishing in the Dombes

Dombes landscapes are living at the rate of catches that struck every year on autumn time.

According to a several centuries tradition, each pond is emptied to be fished. These magic moments in the life of the Dombes are enjoyable in the crack of dawn, when sun is hardly rising. Some men are creeping into the pond to settle fishing nets and thanks to their knowhow, this so precious savoir-faire, they give birth to one of these fishing miracles. A fantastic moment to share…