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Fishing in Sakhalin

Sakhalin taimen is permitted for fishing only in Russia’s Sakhalin island. Taimen for a good reason is frequently called by the locals water tiger or river wolf. Also called chevitsa is the only species of taimen that migrates to the sea. It is inhabited in Sea of Japan, from where it is in spring and in summer entered into the rivers of Hokkaido, Sakhalin, and Primorsky Krai for spawning. Sakhalin taimen can reached more than 1 meter in length and 25-30 kg of weight. While at the sea it has silvery body and in the river body acquires reddish color similar to Siberian taimen. Chevitsa usually feeds on small fish.

In august and September on Sakhalin Island are known by everyone as the season "Where The salmon swim from the sea up the rivers and streams thousands all over the island to lay eggs their"


Location of Fishing in Sakhalin