Hunting and fishing tourism can become a significant segment of the economy for Russia.
A large area of forests from the western regions from the Caucasus Mountains to the Far East and Kamchatka best contribute to the development of hunting tourism in Russia. The modern market offers long tours with the services of experienced rangers, with shooting stands, with equipment rental and accommodation in comfortable conditions. In the list of potential hunting trophies, bear, wild boar, reindeer, maral, hunting of fur-bearing animals is allowed. On the territory of Russia, you can hunt musk deer, raisins, roe deer, and waterfowl and wild game even in the forest lands of the nearest Moscow region.
Fishing tours are diverse and rich catches offer trips to the Krasnoyarsk Territory, Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Tyumen, Irkutsk regions and other regions east of the Urals. Volga tours are popular on the territory of the European part of Russia. In the central Federal District — Rybinsk reservoir, to the north – lakes and rivers of Karelia and Komi. Recently, more than 50 accommodation facilities for sport fishing have been created only in the Volga Delta, Karelia and Kamchatka.
Safaris are widely represented abroad in African countries:
South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, where hunting for lion, leopard, buffalo, rhinoceros, elephant and other African animals is allowed. Russian hunters go to the Czech Republic, Argentina. Sea fishing is popular in Egypt, Namibia, South Africa, in Scandinavian countries: Norway, Finland. Exotic tours offer shelled pike fishing in Central American countries, fishing in the Brazilian Pantanal region, in Thailand and other countries. Spearfishing is actively developing, both sports and amateur.