Tag Archives: mongolia fly fishing

Photos: An Epic Float Trip for Mongolian Taimen

Written by: Alex Gray

MRO guide Peter Fong and the author show off a fine Mongolian taimen.
Photo by Bob Cosgriff

[Editor’s note: Alex Gray recently enjoyed an excursion down an unnamed Mongolian river with Mongolia River Outfitters–chasing taimen, amur trout, and lenok, with even a few amur pike thrown in–and sent in this trip report. As a conservation-oriented operation, MRO chooses not to name the rivers they fish.]

When I told people where I was headed, the response was either, “Mongolia? Isn’t forty a little young to start working on the bucket list?” or something to the effect that, “Mongolia for. . .


Trip Report: Incredible Sight-Fishing for Taimen in Mongolia

Written by: Chris Littauer, World Cast Anglers

Low, clear water enabled the anglers to spot and stalk huge taimen.
Photos courtesy World Cast Anglers

I think most fly fishermen would agree when I say the pinnacle of our sport is sight fishing. Whether it’s trout in New Zealand, carp on Blackfoot Reservoir, bonefish on Grand Bahama, or. . .


Preserving Mongolia’s Taimen Fishery for the Future

Written by: Peter Fong, Mongolia River Outfitters

Taimen anglers are passionate about preserving habitat and promoting catch and release.
All photos courtesy Mongolia River Outfitters

One of the many benefits of longer-term commitment is the chance to be part of a deep-rooted success. Way back in 2008, when the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), RARE, Nomadic Journeys, . . .


Classic Photo Essay: The Fly-Fishing Journey of a Lifetime in Mongolia

It took maybe all of one second to answer the question, “Do you want to go to Mongolia?” Ever since I first learned about taimen, a trip to Asia was at the top of my bucket list. Should one be presented a question such as this, one is wise to rearrange all other. . .