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Yokanga River (Йоканга, or Йоканьга in Russian) is a river in the north of the Kola Peninsula in Murmansk Oblast, Russia. It is 203 km in length. The area of its basin is 6,020 km². The Yokanga River originates in the Lake Alozero and flows into the Barents Sea. Its biggest tributary is the Sukhaya River.
The Yokanga River is famous for its salmon. With its big current, huge boulders, and numerous pools, the Yokanga is picturesque and as well as challenging. It is widely regarded as one of Russia's finest rivers for fishing. Until recently access to the river was only for Russian. Now, however, the river has been opened to foreigner fishermen. Some of the largest specimens of the Atlantic salmon have been found in the river.
- "YOKANGA RIVER – SALMON HUNTING FOR THE EXPERIENCED AND COMMITTED SALMON ANGLER". Salmon Junkies. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
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