Ice fisherman at Russia's frozen Lake Baikal
Even for recreational fishermen, the diminishing fish stock is keenly felt. Here Yuri stares through an ice hole to look for fish along the northern shore at Russia's Lake Baikal.
Crowned the "Jewel of Siberia", Baikal is the world's deepest lake, and the biggest lake by volume, holding 20% of the world's fresh water. In the winter, the lake 31,722 square meter surface is entirely frozen with ice averaging 2 meters thick.
- Justin Jin
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