Rubella Carps
Pathogen According to the modern views of Russian researchers (Epstein, Peshkov and Goncharov), the causative agent of rubella is a filtering virus, the properties of which are still not well…

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Pike fishing in winter
I must say that uncontrolled pike fishing for bets brings a lot of damage to the reservoir, because stavers in some areas are just weeks. The locals go check them…

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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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Following the dam trail

There, on the border …
I probably won’t discover America if I say that roach is distributed in flocks according to the size of individuals. In spearfishing, I had to observe how, on the border of open water and algae, huge shoals of small roach move in search of food, like scurrying in the grass or near snags, not so numerous, but larger and more cautious individuals, and how they hide in dark, dark places, solid samples in the roughnesses of the bottom. The latter in small and medium rivers, small lakes and reservoirs are kept in small groups. Such groups may include five to seven individuals, occasionally a little more. In large rivers, lakes and reservoirs, large flocks of large roach are not uncommon. Continue reading

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 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

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

Long casting tackle
Initially, the only reliable way to perform long-range casting when fishing on a fishing rod was such that the equipment was gradually carried away by the flow to the desired…

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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”.…

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Pike fishing in winter
I must say that uncontrolled pike fishing for bets brings a lot of damage to the reservoir, because stavers in some areas are just weeks. The locals go check them…

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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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