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Ukai fishing is normally done at night, when the fire in the metal basket attracks fish to the surface.  Then the cormorants scoop them up but can't swallow because of a ring around their neck.  The fisherman pulls in the bird who deposits the fish for their master.
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Ukai fishing is normally done at night, when the fire in the metal basket attracks fish to the surface. Then the cormorants scoop them up but can't swallow because of a ring around their neck. The fisherman pulls in the bird who deposits the fish for their master.