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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.

Kopylie River, Kamchatka

Alt-Kamchatka Kopylie Icha Kopylie River is a 90-km long high-gradient stream, which is flowing through the valleys of the Central-Kamchatka Ridge, the spine of the peninsula. Kopylie is one of the sources of the Icha River, flowing to the west, into the Sea of Okhotsk. Icha is one of the major rivers of the western coast of Kamchatka. In the Icha there are 6 species of Pacific salmon, 2 species of charr, and resident rainbow trout. Steelhead is also present in the drainage, but quite rare.

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Bystraya R., Kamchatka, Sep 2011

Alt-Kamchatka Bystraya There are many rivers named Bystraya (swift) in Kamchatka. This particular Bystraya River is the main source of the Bolshaya River, flowing into the Sea of Okhotsk. The river is 275 km long; it is rated 3 because of a series of the falls in its lower part, downstream from the Malki village

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Antiwobbler 1

Alt-Antiwobbler When I was starting to work with the wobbler-flies (see the post dated January 12, 2012), I had made several ones with a blade put «wrong way» — directed to the water surface. What did I want to get? Just a new type of a heavier-than-water surface skater. When I was testing these new flies in the water, some of them were showing much more complicated behavior than just coming to the surface and then skimming.

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