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"Game fish are too valuable to be caught only once."  -Lee Wulff, 1939. 


Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Returning adult stage. Local Russian name is SYOMGA. The valuable spice,
is under goverment protection.

Atlantic salmon. Breeding pair searching stage. 

 Atlantic salmon. Spawning pair. Local Russian male's name is LOKH or LOSHALIY. 

Atlantic salmon parr. The trick it the small fish looks like brown trout. Is it not allowed to catch parr and must be released out if occasionaly hooked.

Illustration: Linda Nyman 


Illustration: Linda Nyman

Illustaration: Paul Vecsei

The brown trout (Salmo trutta morpha fario and S. trutta morpha lacustris) and the sea trout (S. trutta morpha trutta) are fish of the same species. 


Pink salmon or humpback salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, (from a Russian name for this species gorbuša, горбуша) is a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family.


Illustration: Linda Nyman 
Arctic char or Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) is both a freshwater and saltwater[1] fish in the Salmonidae family, native to Arctic, sub-Arctic and alpine lakes and coastal waters.

Illustaration: Paul Vecsei

Lake char (Salvelinus lepechini), rare fish of lakes in Scandinavia and the Kola peninsula. Habitat: Large deep lakes, very rarely in rivers. 


The grayling (Thymallus thymallus) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes.

Illustration: Pual Vecsei

The ciscoes (or ciscos) are salmonid fish of the genus Coregonus that differ from other members of the genus in having upper and lower jaws of approximately equal length and high gillraker counts. 

The Northern pike, Esox lucius, is a carnivorous fish of brackish and freshwaters of the northern hemisphere. It is also known by the somewhat misleading folk-name, “water wolf”.


Illustration: Linda Nyman
European perch (Perca fluviatilis)  is a predatory specie.  

Illustration: Linda Nyman

The Common minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the carp family (family Cyprinidae) of order Cypriniformes, and is the type species of genus Phoxinus.


The burbot (Lota lota) is the only gadiform (cod-like) fish inhabiting freshwaters. It is also known as mariah, the lawyer, and (misleadingly) eelpout. It is closely related to the marine common ling and the cusk. It is the only member of the genus Lota.