In the late March, I had a chance to watch fishing on the Yana River near Batagai settlement in the Verkhoyansky area of North Yakutia, Siberia, Russia.
In the above photo you can see the Yana River. Pretty complicated flow. This way all tundra rivers look. Yana is not exception.
Further, find 12 photos of how ice fishing is done and what type of fishes are caught over there.
Rods for ice fishing:
But at that time fishmen used the net. They drilled many holes in a line through which they pulled the net from one point to another.
Asked what the thickness of ice cover was. They said, 1 m. — 1.5 m.
One of the major ice holes to get out the net.
With the net, we caught a dozen of fishes such as fat perches and crusians, and golden-look pikes.
My trip to the Yana River happened thanks to GamesAsia.ru