Kamchatka, Russia | Where the Salmon Rule, National Geographic Magazine: Fishing Brigade on the Bolshaya River

A dog watches over as Russian fishermen pull in the nets. There are strict work hours at the mouth of the river to allow that some of the salmon can pass through to Kanchatka’s indigenous camps further upstream. The fish have gone into a dormant state because they have been in the net so long. This was the first great push of salmon—the storm had just passed and the tide was out and the water had cleared enough that all salmon to make a mad dash upriver.

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