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Fishing (Angling) on the Opala river

(This tour could be organized on the other rivers of Kamchatka)

Fishing on the Opala river Operation period – from June till October

Date of the tour assigned by the client.

Delivery to start fishing is carried out: from August car "Ural" (7-8 hours), or by helicopter.
Return from the tour is by road from the mouth of the river (7-8 hours), or by helicopter.
Rafting is carried out 16-foot rafts, accompanied a motoraft.

Accommodation during the tour in two-layer tents for 1-2 people. We wish to note the high level of mobile tented camps in our company (dining room-saloon, camping furniture, mobile sauna, generator, etc.).

The Opala river flows in a mountainous part of the south-west of Kamchatka and runs into the Okhotsk sea. The river is far from settlements and roads. You go by helicopter to the place where the fishing begins and you return back by helicopter too. Fishing will be organized from the bank of the river and from inflatable rafts during rafting. The section of the fishing place is from 60 to 140 km. On this river it is impossible to have no catch, as it is rich in various kinds of salmon and trout.

1st day. Meeting at the airport. A trip to the store. Breakfast in the cafe. Transfer by car "Ural", through the plateau Gorely volcano to the River Opala, Verhneopalinskie Hot Springs (8-9 hours). Overnight in tents.

2nd day. Start fishing. Bathing in the Verhneopalinskie hot springs. Preparing rafts, by staff. After lunch, rafting to its confluence with River Right Opala (1.5 hours). On the way fishing. Overnight in tents.

3rd day. Day's rest. Rest and fishing, with walks on the beach on foot.

Salmon fishing on the Opala river 4-5-6-7th days. Rafting and fishing. Observing wildlife, including brown bear, and superb scenery. Rafting takes place in the area of majestic mountains and volcanoes in virgin countryside. There are many good places for fishing. The river abounds with salmon of various kinds, char and trout. Camping for the nights.

8th day. Ending of rafting and fishing. Departure from the mouth of the river by car, with the ferry ride across the river Bolshaya (7-8 hours on the road, 270 km). driving to Paratunka resort area. Accommodation in a boarding house, rest, swimming in thermal water pools.

9th day. Free Day. That day may be held on:

  • Sea fishing on a boat, in Avacha bay, with access to the Pacific Ocean.
  • Excursion to the Valley of Geysers.
  • Or any other day trip.

10th day. Visiting fish market. Purchasing souvenirs. Transfer to the airport.


  • group of 10 persons - 87000 rubles per person (3 rafts + 1 motoraft)
  • group of 8 persons - 93000 rubles per person (2 rafts + 1 motoraft)
  • group of 6 persons - 107000 rubles per person (2 rafts + 1 motoraft)
  • group of 4 persons - 126000 rubles per person (1 raft + 1 motoraft)
  • group of 2 persons - 136000 rubles per person (1 raft)

Additional payment for single accommodation, and, if desired, in a tent, 7000 rubles.

When using helicopter transport, additional cost, estimated, 2 hours flight time for one way, for beginning of the tour. Combinations are possible. And also, it is possible the same programs in other rivers of Kamchatka. Discussed in the correspondence.


  1. Three meals a day on the "river" of the tour.
  2. Guide service ( for the whole tour).
  3. Cook service.
  4. Base-camp equipment (tents for 1-2 people, rafts(one for 2-3 fisherman),
    motoraft, mobile sauna, power, etc.).
  5. Transportation (car, minibus).
  6. Accommodation (DBL) in a recreation, with breakfast.
  7. Charge for fishing licenses.
  8. Pay for the ferry ride.
  9. Visa support and registration

Not included:

  1. Purchasing of alcoholic drinks, cigarettes.
  2. Souvenirs.
  3. Meal in the cafe or restaurant in town or at a recreation center
  4. Sea fishing or other excursion to 9th day.

Recommended equipment:

  1. Tackle for fishing.
  2. A bag or backpack for personal items.
  3. Sleeping bag.
  4. Waders (pants brodnya) or waders.
  5. Removable shoes for camp (sneakers or boots).
  6. Personal care items, hair accessories.
  7. Waterproof jacket with hood.
  8. Sweater.
  9. Sunglasses, preferably polarized.
  10. Cap.
  11. Flashlight.

The weekly schedule of fish motion on the Opala & Bystraya rivers.

Species May June July August September October
King Salmon   **** **      
Sockeye Salmon   ** ****      
Chum Salmon      **** ***    
Silver Salmon       ** **** ****
Char **** **** **** **** **** ***
Grayling  **** **** **** **** **** ****
Rainbow Trout **** **** **** **** **** ****
Pink Salmon      **** ****