Amur trout (Brachymystax savinovi) are an impressive trout species that are unique to the Amur system in Mongolia. Amur trout are beautiful with coppery flanks, big black spots and heavy shoulders. They hit the fly with commitment and fight hard. Amur trout have been caught pushing 30 inches.
While speaking with Michael Caranci, guest services at Mongolia River Outfitters, he told us that the largest of these trout are generally caught on the Buryat Headwaters Expedition. However, they are found throughout the three sections listed below.