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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.

Khor River

In the second part of October I was fishing the upper Khor River. One of the goals was testing of the Bratan motor-kayak with 5 hp outboard and propeller guard.

Alt-Khor River-Amur grayling-Bratan-inflatable kayak-flyfishing Sunrise at the river: frozen bays, slush-ice floating

Alt-Khor River-Amur grayling-Bratan-inflatable kayak-flyfishing Riffles are shallow - too shallow for the regular motorboats. Only the long wooden boats and boats with jet-motors were able to go.

Alt-Khor River-Amur grayling-Bratan-inflatable kayak-flyfishing At the river there were lots of shallow places

Alt-Khor River-Amur grayling-Bratan-inflatable kayak-flyfishing

Alt-Khor River-Amur grayling-Bratan-inflatable kayak-flyfishing Slush-ice at the riffles

Alt-Khor River-Amur grayling-Bratan-inflatable kayak-flyfishing My boat was easily passing the riffles with 30 cm depth. At 25 cm the prop guard was touching the bottom, but in this case the boat could be easily pulled over the shallow.

Alt-Khor River-Amur grayling-Bratan-inflatable kayak-flyfishing This specimen of the Lower-Amur grayling is considered big

Alt-Khor River-Amur grayling-Bratan-inflatable kayak-flyfishing Grass fire along the road on the way home