Ice fishing across Russia

As I travelled by train across Russia in the middle of winter, there was one thing I saw on every river I passed over – people going ice fishing.

Looking down on ice fishermen on the Volga River

They drive down to their local river.

Warning signs on a road leading down to the Volga River

Then tramp across the ice, bore a hole, and drop in a line.

Ice fishing on the River Neva in Saint Petersburg

Even thin ice didn’t stop them.

Ice fishing on the Быстрая Сосна (Bystraya Sosna River) at Еле́ц (Yelets)

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