Happy Fisherman - Ep. 3: Mystery of Baby Eel - Trailer

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Legal fishing of Japanese baby eels is from November to February of each year. This is when the tropical waters surrounding Taiwan are packed with baby eel catchers. We will take you to Lanyang Xikou in Yilan, home to the Taiwan's largest annual catch of baby eel. A lucrative business, one baby eel is worth between NT$60 and NT$200, receiving the name "year-end bonuses given by God." All because eels cannot be artificially bred.

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