Reflections on the behavior of the perch
At one time, I "shoveled" a lot of materials on the biology of perch - the most ubiquitous predator among us, including candidate dissertations, which remained accessible only to a…

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Autumn pike fishing
In autumn, the inhabitants of the ichthyofauna become more active, since a long period of freezing awaits them. Pike is considered especially greedy in terms of food. In the period…

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Striped hunting: large perch prefers large spinner
It is difficult for me to agree with some of the points made by the authors of these materials. Immediately make a reservation, my observations, based on personal fishing experience,…

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Pike perch on live bait

We will make a reservation right away: we are talking about narrowing the pike perch on live bait, and not about fishing with mugs and all kinds of “rubber bands”. Against the backdrop of the growing popularity of spinning, this fishing was in the shade – and completely undeserved.

Live bait? The classic bait fish for zander has an elongated body and a length of up to 12 centimeters. For example, gudgeon, bleak, roach, dace, chub, roach, perch, ruff, etc. However, my secret nozzle for capital zander in stagnant water bodies does not meet these parameters: this is a big roach!

How to plant?
I put a large live bait fish (when fishing in stagnant water) on one tee, carefully sticking it behind the dorsal fin, and small one on the single, for the upper lip. The size of the hook, of course, should correspond to the size of the live bait, and not at all the size of the expected zander, as some believe. Continue reading

Pike fishing
The structure of the pike is adapted for fast movements. Her body shape is Chondo-elongated (arrow-shaped) with far protruding flat jaws, well dissecting the water. Dorsal and pre-caudal fins moved…

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Fishing tactics
The main mistake of a beginner spinning player, as a rule, is that he goes in cycles on one or two perch baits, sacredly believing in their capabilities. Thus, the…

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Catfish Fish, Description
This thermophilic fish reaches its greatest abundance in the basins of the Caspian, Aral, Azov and Black Seas, mainly in the estuarine spaces and deltas of the Volga and Don…

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Modern sports gear for carp fishing
Fishing rods The need to cast heavy (80-100 grams) weighed 100 meters or more requires the use of powerful, very rigid semi-parabolic fishing rods. The usual length of a carp…

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