Lake Ifi Fishing Festival

Lake Ifi Fishing Festival

This is a major festival that takes place at the Ifi Lake in Sabagrela in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. This colourful festival is usually celebrated every seven years subject to the pronouncement of the Chief Priet.

It is a form of a home coming for the sons and daughters of the town who use the occasion as a thanksgiving event to the river goddess for a bountiful fish harvest. It involves canoe ride, boat regatta and fishing contest. During the period, visitors are exposed to fish of various sizes caught in the lake and sold at a cheap price..

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