Russia’s eastern peninsula is the apex of modern fly fishing; an adventure of the purest kind, across vast wilderness and rivers that teem with trout.

The landmass of Kamchatka stabs south from mainland Siberia, slicing into the Bering Sea just west of Alaska. It’s jagged coastlines are lapped by fish-rich waters, its snow-capped horizons are dotted by strato-volcanoes, and its valleys are carved deep by over 12,000 pristine spring creeks and rivers. Virtually none of the peninsula has been impacted by man. It’s a trout, salmon and char Utopia. This coast-to-coast, trackless wilderness is inaccessible to all modes of transportation except horse, jet-boat and iconic orange and blue MI-8 helicopters.

Alaska angling veterans will find a level of familiarity in Kamchatka’s rivers, landscapes and climate. Most of the same plants and animals inhabit the two regions, the weather is similar; and all life on the peninsula depends on annual runs of salmon for essential energy.

All of these trips are rustic and wild and not for everyone. They require a reasonable degree of physical fitness and mental stamina. The payoff is the simple guarantee that they’ll set hearts pounding with trout fishing like you’ve never seen, in a setting that few people have ever seen.

Cedar Lodge

The comfortable, well-appointed Cedar Lodge is located in the middle of the world-famous Zhupanova River, surrounded by stunning wilderness. These middle sections of the river are below the end of the upriver float trips, and above the...
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Ichanga River Float Trips

The fishing days on the Ichanga are long and packed full with beautiful scenery, wildlife, and aggressive takes from some of the heaviest rainbows in the Russian Far East. The Ichanga will be limited to groups of 4 anglers, focusing 3 days on the...
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Kamchatka Steelhead Project

Flyfishing for science... and the biggest, brightest steelhead that'll ever grab your fly! Kamchatka is home to Asia's only population of this magnificent fish, and the only way to study them... is to catch them, tag them, and then let them go...
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Kamchatka Wilderness Floats

Every once in a while we have to wander and explore new, never-before fly fished rivers in Kamchatka. It does not happen every year, but when it does it is worth jumping at the opportunity. There are very few places left in the world where one can...
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Savan River

We first heard rumors about the Savan from some of our Russian friends in Petropavlosk, who had heard it was loaded with huge trout. In 2012, we began our initial explorations of the river system. What we discovered was a place of awe-inspiring...
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Sedanka Spring Creek

The Sedanka River springs from the toe of an ancient lava floe on Kamchatka's northwestern taiga plain. It is one of the most biologically diverse drainages of the entire peninsula, with all 6 species of Pacific salmon, rainbow trout, kundzha and both...
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Zendzur Hot Springs Lodge

Zendzur Lodge sits on a shoulder of the lower Zhupanova River amid a thick forest of Kamchatka stone birch, in the shadow of snow-capped Karimsky volcano. Exceptionally large rainbow trout, untamed wilderness, and deluxe accommodations define...
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Zhupanova River Float Trips

The Zhupanova is the legendary flagship river of Kamchatka that first put the region on the map. It has trophy rainbow trout fishing like nowhere else on the planet, and is a "lost world" of surreal beauty. It's headwaters flow through a massive,...
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