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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.

Sakhalin Island: Tunaicha Lake, Sea of Okhotsk

On July 12 and 14 I was fishing near the channel connecting the Tunaicha Lake with the Sea of Okhotsk.

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing The 29 km long Tunaicha Lake is the biggest water body of the Sakhalin Island

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing This brackish lake has diverse fish fauna. For instance, it hosts a separate stock of Pacific herring.

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing The lake outlet is 50 meters wide

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing redfin Today here one could catch mostly anadromous carps called Pacific redfin

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing I went out into the sea and fished 150 meters from the lake outlet

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing greenling Here there were greelings

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing saffron cod and saffron cod

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing This is a beautiful fish - silver-spotted sculpin Blepsias cirrhosus

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing The pink flies were the best; I was using #8 Gotcha

Alt-Sakhalin Tunaicha Sea of Okhotsk flyfishing and # 10 streamer out of marabou down

There were no salmon and no char on these 2 days.