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Kamchatka, Raduga River - part 4

In the upper reaches the Raduga River looks completely different — it is flowing among the steep rocks and forms numerous, small rapids. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River Andrey made the fist cast of his Devil into a pool close to a cliff, and got a 2+ kg trout.  Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River rainbow trout In the holes beneath the rocks there were lots of dark coho of the early run. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River coho Dark coho salmon is rather strong fish. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River coho This fish had entered the Kamchatka River in August, about a month ago. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River coho salmon The dark coho males have a big «nose» (kipe). Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River coho Coho resting in the rapids are very active — they hammer the fly when they see it. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River flyfishing The best coho fly was a pink wobbler-fly. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River wobbler-fly coho Steller's sea eagle is a huge bird with 2,5 m wingspan; it is the biggest bird-of-prey. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River Steller's sea-eagle Steller’s sea-eagle flying off a sand bar. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River Steller’s sea-eagle The valley of the upper part of the Raduga R. is coverd with larch forest. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River The sources of the Raduga R. are in this valley. Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River Gulls in Ust-Kamchatsk. Alt-Kamchatka Ust-Kamchatsk gulls Kamchatka River near the Klyuchi village Alt-Kamchatka Raduga River Klyuchi 4700 m Klyuchevskaya Sopka Volcano Alt-Kamchatka Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano