Family Matters: The Sulfuric Fire Fisher’s Struggle

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The sight of fish chasing fire is exhilarating even in Taiwan, where the business known as fire fishing originated. Once a thriving industry, fire fishing is now practiced by just a handful of crews, with only four fire fishing boats remaining in the nation. In a bid to revitalize the business, “fire captain” Lee Ko-tung has teamed up with the government to demonstrate the unique craft to tourists. They must fight for their livelihood and pass down the technique to future generations.

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