Yaroslavl region is one of the most historically rich subjects of Russia. The Golden ring of Russia is passing through its territory. You can study the history of the Russian state visiting the old towns of this region, such as Yaroslavl, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Rostov the Great, Uglich, a small Myshkin. The area of ​​the region is 36.2 thousand square km and its population is 1310.5 thousand people. The administrative center is the city of Yaroslavl.


Yaroslavl region is an ideal place for fishing amateurs. There are legends about this region among fishermen. In their stories they praise the most fishy place in the Yaroslavl region – the Rybinsk Reservoir. All year round fishermen come in flocks here. Fishing and hunting in the Yaroslavl region for you.

There are a lot of various fish in the Rybinsk reservoir, like perch, asp, roach, pike perch, rudd, and etc. Experienced fishermen know that hunting for a predator is especially successful here. You can catch it from the shore, but it’s more likely to catch it from the boat, finding fish with the help of the echosounder. A swimming device, an echo sounder and other gear are rented at the numerous camp sites that dot the banks of the reservoir. The best time for fishing at the Rybinsk Reservoir comes with the appearance of the first ice.

Yoy can catch fish in the Yaroslavl region almost everywhere. The inhabitants of Yaroslavl often fish in the city on the Volga and Kotorosl rivers. The residents of Uglich do the same.

Fishing in the Yaroslavl region is good not only in summer, but also in winter. With the advent of December, many fishermen move to Pereslavl district on the west coast of Pleshcheeva Lake. They make holes not at the shore, but at a distance of 3 km. from it to catch fish here. The deep lake Nero is also famous for winter fishing. Nevertheless, in the rest of the year, both ponds are also popular with fishermen.


Forest lands of Yaroslavl region attract not only ordinary tourists, but also hunters. In the summer-autumn period, shooting of game is allowed there, and from the autumn to the beginning of spring hunting for wild boar, elk, fur-bearing animals begins everywhere. The way of flying geese lies through the region. You can hunt this bird, as well as drake and grouse, in spring.

The hunting map of Yaroslavl region is very diverse. Almost in every district there are fishing and hunting grounds, where hunting is organized for a certain fee, provided with accommodation and meals, and the service of jaegar. In some of them you can use the services of training and keeping gundogs. At loose hours hunters have the opportunity to relax in the bosom of nature, barbecue, take a steam-bath.

Basically, the hunting grounds of Yaroslavl are concentrated near large water bodies: the Volga, the Rybinsk Reservoir, the Pleshcheeva Lake. This location makes it possible to combine hunting with fishing in Yaroslavl region.

The overwhelming majority of hunting bases are located near the Rybinsk Reservoir in the Poshekhonsky District. These are the bases: “Cardinal”, “Cedar”, “Bear corner”, “Ukhra” and many others. A lot of them can be found next to Pereslavl-Zalessky, Uglich, Myshkin.