Onon and Balj rivers in the north eastern Mongolia are
the home for 45 species of fish including the giant
salmonid Taimen and many more - Pike, Lenok, Trout,
Sturgeon, Grayling, Redfin, Carp, Sawbelly, Powan and
many more. The fishery is excellent and the place itself
is fishermen's paradise in the middle of nowhere. The
stunning beauty of the Khan Khentii Mountains of Mongolia
will make your trip unforgettably wonderful too. This
fishing trip will take you to Onon and Balj Rivers and
its amazing pools with the mighty Taimen lay with other
fish just waiting to be caught.
The fishing trip facility is the best in its nature:
good tents, local friendly guides and staff support.
During the trip you will be just eating, resting and
fishing. If you are a fisherman, and want to catch big
Taimen, this is a destination of Mongolia definitely
not to be missed!!!
Tour grade: Moderate
12 days/ 11 nights *
Click on the map for
Fishing Tour dates for 2013:
of the trip can be changed to suit your needs
Land only price 2013: per person
. Courier bringing min 5 clients
. More attractive prices for 10 and more pax
In cluded in the price:
. Accommodation double/twin: in hotel, fishing ger camps
. Guiding and interpreting service
. Private transfers with 4x4 vehicle + Experienced drivers
. Local fishing guide for good fishing spots
. All meals/all kinds of drink is on your own/
. Sightseeing and cultural show admissions
. Entrance fees for protected areas and national
. Return ticket confirmation
. Fishing license (catch & release)
Visa cost, International Airfare, Travel insurance
in Ulaanbaatar, transfer to hotel, City tour including
Natural History Museum, National History Museum,
Gandan Monastery and Zaisan Memorial
to the Onon River via Baganuur, Tsenhermandal
villages. Enjoy the nature beauty. Arrive at the Fishing camp 1 in the evening
of Day 2. Start fishing, moving between fishing spots with vehicles.
for Taimen, Pike, Lenok and other fish on the
river Onon. Camping
back toward Ulaanbaatar, admire the nature beauty.
Break your journey in the amazing Gun-Galuut Nature
Reserve. Fishing on the river Kherlen.
back to Ulaanbaatar, with a stop at the Giant Genghis statue complex. Then transfer to the Hotel. Shopping
for souvenirs etc.
to the airport after breakfast
Onon-Balj River Basin - The area forms
an unique and inter characteristic geographical
environment by entering deep to the south along
the Siberian forest, taiga and mountains from
the northern part of Mongolia, and from the
south to the north through arid desert-steppe
and valleys of Central Asia. The rivers have
about 45 species of fish in them, including
the Taimen, Pike, Perch, Trout, Gudgeon, Minnows,
Sculpin, Whitefish, Dace, Stone loach, Sawbelly
and so on.
Hucho Taimen - At one time,
the world’s largest salmonid, the Taimen,
lived in the rivers between Germany and the
Pacific coast of Russia. Today, after centuries
of poaching, pollution, and habitat destruction,
the Taimen are making their last stand in Mongolia.
Reaching weights of 200 pounds, the Taimen are
one of the world’s premier freshwater
The Onon and Balj rivers havethe Taimen in their
waters and this trip gives you a wonderful opportunity
to encounter this mighty salmonid with much
ease and without driving for hours and taking
flights to the north.
Fishing: Fishing at nights is a real
challange for fishermen. The River Kherlen is
an ideal place for night fishing as it is a
quiet, steppe river. You will surely like the
new amazing experience of the fishing at nights
for Taimen and other fish.
Mongolia Fishing - Fishing
Why fishing in Mongolia?
Because, fishing in Mongolia is an unforgettable
experience! Taimen fishing in Mongolia is really
famous, that's why real fishers take fishing tours
in Mongolia. We offer excellent fishing trips
in Mongolia. So come and take your Mongolia fishing
More about Our Fishing Trips or Mongolia
Fishing is the activity of hunting
for fish. It is an ancient and worldwide practice
that dates back about 10,000 years with various
techniques and traditions and it has been transformed
by modern technological developments. Fishing
may even pre-date the development of modern
humans. Mongolia has plenty of rivers and lakes
for fishing. Mongolia has 75 species of fish
and Mongolia's a big fishing destination. This
is great opportunity to make fishing tours in
Mongolia. The most attractive fish is the Taimen
(Hucho taimen) that reaches the length of 100-150
cm. The biggest taimen are more than 140 cm
in length. The most common fish is the Siberian
trout or the lenok normally reaching 50 cm,
in some areas even more than 70 cm. Also you
can catch following species in Mongolia, White
fish, Grayling, Paled, Carp, minnow, Pike, Trout,
Sturgeon, Redfin, Sowbelly, Powan and many more.
Fishing in Mongolia is an exciting adventure.
The river around camp is a fly fisherman's dream.
Kherlen river has 38 species of fish and Onon,
Balj rivers have 45 species etc. More than 15
rivers are most famous and convenient to make
fly fishing in Mongolia. The most famous places
for fishing tours are: Shishked, Tengis rivers
in Darkhad valley, Delgermurun, Eg, Uur rivers
in Northern Mongolia, Orkhon, Selenge, Ider,
Chuluut rivers in Central Mongolia and Kherlen,
Onon, Balj, Khalkh rivers in eastern Mongolia.
Touring in Mongolia is wonderful and fishing
in Mongolia is catch and release with barb less
hooks as it is one of the world's healthiest
and biggest fish population. Our fishing tours
combine great fishing possibilities and Mongolian
cultural and natural highlights. Selena Travel
invites you to travel Mongolia and fish in Mongolia
for the huge Taimen and other fish with us.
Mongolia fishing season is comparatively short,
it's between June and October, so you should
prepare your fishing gear and travel to Mongolia
for fishing and fly-fishing.
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