Commercial fishing for chir broad whitefish on the Ob


Russian Travel Guide TV host Igor Maximenko set out in a fishing boat on the Ob River to try his hand at catching whitefish, a species in the salmon family.

Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is located in the heart of Northern Russia. It stretches from the cold waters of the Arctic Ocean to the eastern cliffs of the Ural Ridge. The Yamal Peninsula and the adjacent territory are rich in Russian oil and gas, but that’s not all. The area’s many bodies of water are full of highly-valued species of fish. Russian Travel Guide host Igor Maximenko set out in a fishing boat on the Ob River to try his hand at catching whitefish, a species in the salmon family. What does the phrase free floating mean? What is a dan buoy? Learn the answers to these questions as well as how various fishing boats differ from each other in RTG TV’s new programme.