Khabarovsk Region

Khabarovsk region occupies a long swathe of Russia’s Pacific coastline. In the north, taiga and tundra prevail, deciduous forests in the south, and swampy forests in the central area. Khabarovsk region has an unbelievable water systems, more than 50 thousands lakes, rivers and streams located throughout the region. Several mountain ranges intersect the area, the highest point is Mount Bery. In fact, three quarters of the area is occupied by mountains and plateaus. Its one of the most interesting destination for fishermen from all over the world. This territory is heaven for Taimen fishing.


Taimen fishing

Taimen is without a doubt one of the most desired fish to catch. Every taimen you encounter whether you miss it or land it  will create a lasting memory. Khabarovsk region is one of the best places on earth to fish for Taimen and  make your dreams come true. They are the largest members of the salmonid family. Taimen can live for nearly fifty years and reach sixty inches (1.5 meter) in length. They are also ferocious predators.  Their main diet is “small” fish and they do take well-presented streamers. That’s great fun, but the amazing thing is that taimen also feeds on the surface. It will aggressively destroy some surface flies.


Tugur river  is considered as the best rivers on the planet for fishing big taimen.  River flows through the Tuguro-Chumikanskiy region of Khabarovskyi Krai (territory) and into the Sea of Okhotsk. The Tugursky Nature Reserve habitat for over 20 species of fish including chum and pink salmon and of course Siberian taimen. Fishing for Taimen in Russia is becomenig very popular. River is now well protected. Abundance of food allows Taimen to grow really big here. In September 2011 the 168 cm fish with 84 cm girth (52 kg) was landed here. Fishing is strictly catch-and-release. Fly fishing for Taimen is something special!

Fishing organisation

Fishing Taimen on Tugur river is mainly done by rafting. Alloy is done by motorboats ''RAFTMASTER'', equipped with rigid frame and hinged oars. Two client and a guide per one boat. The length of the rafting route is 120 km. Guides making stops at the best pools so guests have enough time to spend on the famous beats. Fishing also allowed from the rafts during alloy so the guests don’t have to wait till the next stop. Catch & Release rules at all times. Guides daily construct temporary tent camps for overnight on the river bank. Special native cousin will be prepared daily by our local chef.

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Distance from Khabarovsk airport
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Khabarovsk region
650 km by car and 1.2 hour by helicopter
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From June to October
Prime time
15 June - 15 July and September- October
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fly fishing/spin fishing . C&R only
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Helicopter transfer
What included:
Transfer from the airport and back
Food and beverage
6 fishing days
Fishing licences
Visa support
Not included:
Cost of tickets to the meeting point (airplane tickets)
We are happy to organise a custom made trip for you.  
Just let us know your preferences and wishes and we will do our best to create a special fishing tour that suits you best!
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