19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Ice fishing on the Notsuke Peninsula, Hokkaid, Japan

The sea was frozen at Hokkaido’s Notsuke Peninsula. Ice fishermen were out on the bay, fishing for small wakasag. A line with lures & bait is dropped down a hole made with an auger. Some fishermen had small tents for protection but, with his gear on a sled, this man just sat – and waited – looking very cold

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Japan
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Claire Waring