The fishing season in Taihu Lake started on Sept 1 after the 7-month fishing ban.
The Fishermen Amorous Feelings Festival kicked off on Aug 31 on the Turtle Head Isle, Wuxi. More than 400 fishermen and 5,000 visitors attended the inauguration, according to the local website thmz.com.
Meanwhile, the fishing season in Taihu Lake started on Sept 1 after the 7-month fishing ban.
In addition to traditional camping, fishing and lake food, this year the festival also includes boating, cooking contests and performances.
During Mid-Autumn Festival, a fireworks party, together with a laser show will be staged on the isle.
Taihu lake is famed for white shrimp, whitebait and whitefish.
With an area of 2,250 square kilometers, Taihu Lake is the third largest freshwater lake in China with about 90 islets.
The lake is famed for white shrimp, whitebait and whitefish.
Turtle Head Isle, or Yuantouzhu Isle, is a popular tourist resort on Taihu Lake. It got its name because it resembles a turtle's head.
The Yuantouzhu Park, at the most beautiful corner of Taihu Lake, is endowed by nature, combining both green hills and crystal-clear water.