Fishing in Russia has become mostly the paid pastime. But there are still some places where fishers can go in for their hobby for free.
Despite the fact that April has already come, fishing is still wintry because the river has not thawed yet.
Nowhere without tea!
Fishing in that time is a rather dangerous thing.
A modest haul. But it is only the beginning!
Generally there are pikes, breams and other small fish.
The big specimen weighs about 10kg.
Fish is put in bags and sent to shops or hidden near banks in the water.
Crayfish in the river is the sign of pure water.
No pains, no gains. Russians will say in such situations: ” Without work you won’t catch any fish from the water”.
The Russian shark.
The pike is rather strong and doesn’t want to yield.
Near the river there are a lot of herons’ nests.