Fishing in Mongolia

More than 60 species of fish exist in Mongolian lakes and rivers, around 28 of which are for fishing. The official fishing season starts from June 15th, shortly after the spawning period and closes as of November 1st. namely perch, Lenok or trout, taimen are the widely fished. Taimen, known as the “king” fish of Mongolia can live up to 50 years and reach 60 inches (1.5m). Anglers catch and release hundreds of Taimen annually, due in part to conserve these beautiful creatures. Moreover, all foreign anglers must have a fishing license, referred to as a “Taimen Permit”

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