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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.

Winter fishing, Yay River

Alt-icefishing-snomobile-grayling-Yay River My friend and I have made a trip to the Yay River located in the east of the Khabarovsk region, 700 km from Khabarovsk

Alt-icefishing-snomobile-lenok-Yay River We were catching mostly blunt-nose lenok; sharp-nose lenok was totally absent in the catches

Alt-icefishing-snomobile-grayling-lenok-Yay River It is a doublet – lenok with a jig, grayling with a fly!

Alt-icefishing-snomobile-Yay River Driving a snowmobile on the river ice is risky. Luckily that place with thin ice was not deep.

Alt-icefishing-snomobile-Yay River A primitive wooden winch is helping us to pull the 280-kg machine out of the hole

Alt-icefishing-snomobile-grayling-Yay River The Lower-Amur grayling is easy to catch in summer, but in winter this fish is very picky

Alt-icefishing-grayling-lenok-taimen-Yay River In our region the fishermen catch grayling with flies during the whole year, and also in winter. The flies are the same, but in most cases they should be smaller than in summer.

Alt-icefishing-grayling-flies-Yay River Igor is lucky – he has caught a small, 3 kg taimen