Khabarovsk krai is located in the central part of the Russian Far East. It has an elongated shape along the coast of the Tartar Strait and the Sea of Okhotsk. The nearest neighbors are Primorsky krai, Amur, Magadan, Jewish autonomous regions, and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The border with China runs along the Ussuri River and the Kazakevichev Channel.
The region is separated from the island of Sakhalin by the Nevelsky and Tartar Straits. From the east it is washed by the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan. There is a diverse species composition of trees and shrubs of both northern and southern plants, which sometimes grow next to each other. The plain area extends from the shores of the majestic Amur, with numerous lakes and streams to the ridges of Sikhote-Alin with the cleanest mountain rivers.
HUNTING IN KHABAROVSK KRAI
The uniqueness of hunting in Khabarovsk krai lies in the large selection of hunting objects. Here you can get trophy specimens of brown, Amur, Himalayan bears, red deer, wild boar, lynx, musk deer, Siberian roe deer and moose.
The brown bear in Khabarovsk krai is no less than in Kamchatka. Considering many years of increased demand for brown bears in Kamchatka, where the largest trophy specimens are selected, hunting in Khabarovsk krai becomes a good opportunity to take a worthy specimen. The best time for hunting a brown bear is autumn and spring.
Himalayan bear is a valuable hunting trophy not only in Russia, but all over the world. Officially hunting for it has been authorized only since 1999, and hunting for it takes place, basically, in Khabarovsk krai and China. Fans of thrill can experience themselves in the winter hunt for the Himalayan bear “on the lair”.
It is very popular in the region to hunt for Amur (otherwise, Ussuri) bear. The Amur bear has a longer elongated skull, a flat profile and large teeth. Precisely because of the peculiarities of the structure of the teeth it is also called a “bear dog”.
Big horn, which lives in Khabarovsk krai, is a close relative of American Dall and Stone sheep. Unlike other Asian sheep, a bighorn has a muscular compact body and short legs, adapted for movement along steep mountains. It has almost meter-long horns, twisted into a curl of a small size. Trophy specimens of males reach a hundredweight.
Wapiti are the East Asian variety of the red deer. It lives on steep rocky slopes of mountains and in coastal valleys of large rivers. During the classical hunting red deer is stalked or corralled.
Stalking moose and lynx with hunting dogs is carried out in Khabarovsk krai from November to January. Roe deer and wild boar can be caught during the hunt, and you can also find a fresh trace of the Amur tiger.