Mongolia Taimen Fishing with Sweetwater Travel

As a great musician once said, “once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right.

Needless to say, when Sweetwater traveled to Mongolia in 1995 to chase down rumors of 60-inch trout eating dry flies, we were shown the light. Within minutes of our arrival in the Eg-Ur watershed, we had broken a fly rod, landed an impossibly large trout, and seen a group of Mongolians watching us from the banks of the river with smiles from ear to ear.

Mongolia is one of those places that restores a person’s faith in the future. It is inhabited by people who laugh through adversity and cherish their way of life the way a mother loves her newborn child. In a world, where all the cultures are beginning to blend together, Mongolia stands out as a country proudly maintaining its cultural heritage.

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We have been operating what we consider to be the world’s best Taimen fly-fishing operation since 1995. Our operations are staffed with American and Mongolian staff that have been working for our Mongolian outfitter since 1998. For them, operating and guiding at a Taimen fishing lodge is a profession, not a summer job.

We hope you will join us in Mongolia. Our Taimen conservation efforts insure that you will enjoy the same great fishing which drew us to Mongolia in 1995.

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Mongolia Taimen Camps Featured Articles

Mongolia on the Fly:

Joshua Hutchins commandeers a converted helicopter gunship in Mongolia - and discovers flies the size of rats and the biggest trout he's ever seen! 
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President Jimmy Carter Mongolia Taimen Fly Fisherman Article

Tackling Taimen with President Carter: Hunting the world's largest salmonids

Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter fished Eg River, Mongolia with a group of friends in late September, 2013. This is his story of the rivers, the people and the fishing.
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The Last Moment of Silence:

Matt Harris's recent trip into deepest Mongolia in pursuit of the world's largest salmonid left him with memories that will last a lifetime...
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Can Angling Save World's Largest Salmon?

Dan Vermillion still thrills to the memory of his first encounter with a fish of every anglers dream. Read more >>>

World's Largest Trout Thrives in Mongolia
– For Now

Hucho taimen may be known to the Chinese as "the river god's daughter," but in this remote corner of northern Mongolia, the world's largest trout has long been king. Read more >>>

Purposefully Lost in Mongolia

Picture yourself in the middle of nowhere in Northern Mongolia, surrounded by wide fertile valleys, thick forests, and surrounding mountains. Elk, as well as wolves, roe deer, moose, and wild boar inhabit Read more >>>
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