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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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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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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basis of the food

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

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 best when you can count on a rich catch. Everything is explained quite simply. The upper layers of the water surface warm up to a temperature that is not comfortable for the fish, all the more so in the places of shallow water. As a result, almost all fish goes to a depth, or lives in places where there are a large number of bottom springs. In the afternoon, when the weather is calm and hot, you can’t count on a good catch in most cases. Therefore, fishing in the July days will be more practical if the day is rainy and cloudy. Also, the best time for fishing in July will be the morning hours, when dawn just rises. At this time, the water is still not so much warmed up as during the day and the fish rises from depth to surface. In some cases, fishing can take place at night. At such times bream, zander, chub, pike, perch are well caught. Continue reading

Fishing tactics

The main mistake of a beginner spinning player, as a rule, is that he goes in cycles on one or two perch baits, sacredly believing in their capabilities. Thus, the main tactical rule is ignored. What is its essence? I will explain with a specific example. Once at the exit from a rather deep bay (Ruzskoe reservoir) to the Black Fury spinner I picked up a decent perch. However, subsequent casts for approximately 20 minutes were inconclusive. Meanwhile, perch drove a trifle at the very surface of the water.

I put a yellow twister – after a couple of casts a bite. Behind her is another, third. I change (for experiment) the yellow twister to black – again a snap. But the time (the same 20 minutes) of the morning zhor was lost, and soon the predator disappeared. I advise you to do no more than ten casts with each bait, and then change it. Then the perch will let you know which one is more to his taste. Continue reading

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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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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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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Carp in the winter? can!
What is known to a wide circle of anglers about the winter lifestyle of crucian carp, carps, or line? Basically, only with the cooling of water they clog into the…

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