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 narrow circle of ichthyologists. Fishermen, deprived of scientific information, lose a lot in the sense of acquiring skill, and especially when fishing with spinning.
Somehow on the shore, I got into a conversation with a young spinning player. It turned out that he has been fishing for perch for five years. Well-equipped, using a fairly impressive set of modern lures from branded spinners to plastic fish and wobblers, my interlocutor, however, had a very vague idea of the nuances and behavior characteristics of the perch, without knowledge of which it is impossible to achieve good results. Continue reading