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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.

The lampreys have come!

The Japanese (Pacific) lamprey Lethenteron japonicum is entering the Amur River in the fall, and by mid-December its dense shoals reach Khabarovsk. Local anglers catch it with excitement - after all, the lamprey is very tasty!

Alt-Amur-Khabarovsk-lamprey At the dyke at the Pemsenskaya channel the strong current is not freezing even on coldest nights

Alt-Amur-Khabarovsk-lamprey Excitement

Alt-Amur-Khabarovsk-lamprey In the night the lampreys run is better than in the day

Alt-Amur-Khabarovsk-lamprey No fish, no snake

Alt-Amur-Khabarovsk-lamprey These ugly looking, slimy creatures have excellent taste…