Sudak - perch family
Sudak is the largest representative of the Perch family. It has an elongated squamous body, fanged mouth with small teeth. Its back is greenish-gray, on it there are sharp spikes…

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Your first winter fishing rod
A fishing rod has been known to anglers for a long time, over several centuries it has evolved from a simple juniper rod to a modern structure that has dozens…

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Grayling in small rivers
These notes are for beginners in grayling. You can perfectly catch roach, perch or dace, but be completely helpless loser when hunting for grayling. I went through this. I probably…

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hiding predator

Sakhalin Taimen

Sakhalin Oblast is rich in fish; taimen is also found here. His biology has been little studied. This predator leads a secretive lifestyle. It is found in almost all water bodies of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands as well as southern Primorye, for some time lives in coastal sea waters, and on Lake Tunaicha – almost all year round. Already 15-30 centimeters — two to four years old — begin to eat fish (ten-pointed sticklebacks, larvae of lampreys and char, young Pacific salmon), however, crustaceans still make up the majority of the ration of taimen of this size. And even the food of taimen 31-50 cm long is only half composed of fish. For specimens with a length of more than 50 cm, it becomes the main feed, and its weight in their diet is already 75 percent. But we must also bear in mind that many mice-like rodents and any other living creatures fall into the jaws of predators. Continue reading

Winter fishing of a bream without a nozzle
The bream is an enviable and desirable trophy at any time of the year for most anglers in central Russia. Muscovites follow him to the Istra, Ruzskoye, Ozerninskoye, Vazuzsko-Yauzskoye reservoirs,…

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July fishing
July is, perhaps, the same month of the summer season, when the sun is baking in all its might. For the fisherman this month can be described as not the…

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Fishing for catfish in Primorye
I’ll make a reservation right away that the article will focus on rivers, because there are very few lakes in Primorye where catfish are caught (I certainly do not mean…

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I'm learning fly fishing. For beginners
Taking this kind of article, I am fully aware that I am exposing myself to the fire of criticism from all sides, especially from experienced fly-fishing. But I hope that…

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