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This blog is dedicated to flyfishing which is the most interesting fishing method.
I am living in the Russian Far East, love fishing and travel, flyfish since 1986.

In the Volga delta

In the second part of April I was able to fish the Volga River delta near the Caspian Sea – close to the Akusinski village. The timing was not perfect for fishing – the weather was cold, and the water level – very low. The fish was not active, so the fishing was tough. I was able to catch 4 fish species with flies; these were yellow perch, asp, redfin, and silver bream Blicca bjoerkna.

Alt-Volga-delta-perch-asp-flyfishing We were able to fish only the channels of the delta – due to low water it was not possible to reach the sea

Alt-Volga-delta-perch-asp-flyfishing Yellow perch was biting wobbler-flies or weighted jig-flies. Regular streamers were not working

Alt-Volga-delta-silver bream-flyfishing Pink wobbler-fly has attracted a small silver bream

Alt-Volga-delta-perch-asp-flyfishing In one channel we have found some asp. The fish were not active or aggressive; the biting was slow.

Alt-Volga-delta-perch-asp-flyfishing Asps were sitting near undercut banks, in the logs.

Alt-Volga-delta-perch-asp-flyfishing I was able to land several asp with light-colored wobbler-fly. On that day flyrod was working better than spin-tackle.