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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Treacherous, mysterious alien. Crucian
The reasons for this confusion and uncertainty among amateur fishers should be explained by a number of unusual circumstances and conditions. Firstly, in the popular literature on sporting and recreational…

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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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shape and size

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 and two large wide fins, one of which has dark spots, dark vertical stripes on its sides, and ventral and anal fins are light yellow. Gill covers without or partially covered with scales. Zander lives in many rivers and lakes, reservoirs, and even in some clean sandy deep quarries of the basins of the Baltic, Black, Azov and Caspian seas. It is also universe in the waters of the Moscow region.

This fish prefers running clean water, rich in oxygen, keeps in places free of vegetation, most often near the bottom, in pits with flooded trees or snag, stones or boulders, on steep banks, near destroyed river structures. Spawns in May – early June. Continue reading

Winter spinning from the bottom

Let’s talk about spinners designed for fishing from the bottom. For some reason, all books describe the method of spinning exactly in the water column, i.e. when the spoon does not touch the bottom. Although everyone knows that one of the secrets of jig fishing is that the bait, after each cycle of the game, falls to the bottom and raises a cloud of turbidity. Very often, zander, perch attack the spinner or jig bait directly at the bottom.

Spinner for fishing from the bottom

On the basis of this, the method of bottom flashing was substantiated and developed. I have a whole set of baits designed to catch from the bottom. There are a lot of them, they are all made independently, there are no such spinners on sale. Continue reading

How to dry fish at home?

In this article we will talk about how to properly dry fish at home.
If you are a fishing enthusiast, but your catch no longer fits in the freezer, and your wife threatens to kick out of the house for “another batch of this slippery muck”, then it’s time to think about other ways to store your fishing trophies.

One of such methods is drying. This is not a difficult thing, if you get used to it, but a dried fish, but with a beer … mmm … Yummy, in a word.

So, how to dry fish at home? Firstly, it is worthwhile to figure out the size of the fish. Continue reading

You must look for perch
In most water bodies, perch is constantly moving. Who doesn’t know the situation: half a day walk, walk around and around? Check all the traditional places where he usually took,…

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Trout fishing
Trout belongs to the salmon family, but does not constitute a special species among them. It is a variety of trout and its subspecies: Black Sea, Caspian and Aral salmon.…

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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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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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