Stilt fishermen

One of the most popular attractions is the stick fishermen at Ahangama (20 minutes away).

A great and extraordinary fishing method which only can be sighted in down south of Sri Lanka since centuries. The practice started during World War II when food shortages and overcrowded fishing spots prompted some clever men to try fishing on the water. The fishermen sitting on a narrow pole that tight with a stick.

Even there is an opportunity for fishing for foreigners for having an unforgettable experience.