Burbot fishing
Burbot is the only representative of the cod family living in fresh waters. This is a cold-loving fish, showing activity at a water temperature of no higher than + 10…

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Atmospheric pressure and fish behavior
In recent decades, many authors of articles on fishing have tried to analyze how the state of the air, in particular fluctuations in atmospheric pressure, affects the life of aquatic…

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Catching fish on the "tyrant" and "track" in the Black Sea
Fishing in the Black Sea on artificial baits is not described, although it is now widespread along the coast. Such methods include: fishing for tyrants on artificial flies from a…

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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

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 fishing, two varieties of crucian carp are traditionally described – gold and silver. Moreover, different authors have their own name for silver carp: silver, white, silver (oblong). However, when comparing, it is easy to see that even in appearance (size, shape, weight), the new “brother” is significantly different from its classical form. Secondly, if the well-known crucian predominantly lives in ponds, lakes, small rivers with a small current, then its new variety lives in the Volga, Akhtuba and the Don, in which the current velocity is quite noticeable. Continue reading

How to catch crucian in winter on a shallow career

How to catch winter crucian on a shallow career
Catching crucian carp in winter is very entertaining, but requires great patience.

Fishing is all the more interesting because there are a lot of quarries around modern cities. For example, peat shallow careers. These bodies of water usually have a flat bottom, covered with a layer of bottom sludge. There crucian wintering, burying themselves in soft soil.

There is enough food in such a quarry for crucian carp, but in cold water, if there is deep silt at the bottom, the fish completely loses activity. Any need for food for crucian carp in a peat quarry disappears in the fall. Continue reading

Winter roach and perch fishing
Everything about winter fishing of roach and perch, it would seem, is said. But any information changes over time, updates, becomes more saturated. Nevertheless, it is necessary to emphasize some…

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Catching perch on mepps
Perch - a predatory flock of fish, leading a daily lifestyle, is distributed almost everywhere. In the catches of spinning chernozem lands most often found individuals up to 500 grams…

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Catching fish on the "tyrant" and "track" in the Black Sea
Fishing in the Black Sea on artificial baits is not described, although it is now widespread along the coast. Such methods include: fishing for tyrants on artificial flies from a…

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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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