English fishing rod
The fishing rod, which will be discussed today, comes from England, and its main element is a plug rod with rings, designed for fishing with a reel, thin fishing line…

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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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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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Summer bream fishing in still water

Fishing for bream in quarries, reservoirs and lakes is different from fishing on the river.

The first and main feature is that if the bream in the rivers during the day stays approximately in the same areas, then in stagnant water we can observe its pronounced daily migration. In the morning, evening and night, he goes to eat in shallow areas, and during the day goes to the deepest places of the reservoir. If it is cloudy, the bream prefers to stay in shallow water longer, and a sharp change in the weather sometimes forces him not to leave the pits. Continue reading

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 did not have good teachers or the right books, and it may very well be that I would not have been involved in catching grayling if it weren’t for a fortunate occasion. It happened many years ago, though not with me, but with my friend. Then we spent the whole day fishing. Our successes were modest. The fact that there is grayling in the river, and decent, we knew and tried to catch at least one. I experimented in amateurish ways with artificial flies and fly fishing, and my friend tried to succeed with a fishing rod and a planted worm. Grayling was not given to us. 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…

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Chebaka on a spoon-bait ?!
Chebak, or Amur ide is a common fish in the Amur basin. In Primorye, it is found in almost all bodies of water, excluding the very upper reaches of mountain…

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Sakhalin Taimen
Sakhalin Oblast is rich in fish; taimen is also found here. His biology has been little studied. This predator leads a secretive lifestyle. It is found in almost all water…

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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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