Everywhere in Russia, where in winter the ponds are covered with ice shells, you can meet near the holes of fishing anglers. We still have enough fish in lakes and rivers in Altai. The farther you leave from settlements, the richer the catches. But poaching networks are everywhere; many of them are placed by overgrown peasants of no fixed abode, living in dugouts and drinking their catches. And recently, electricity has also been added to the networks. Fish is cautious, ignores many baits. And in such conditions, non-nozzle mormyshka is very popular. The center of its development was Barnaul, where by the end of the seventies, up to eighty percent of winter-anglers fished or learned to fish without a nozzle. At Kazennaya Zaimka, a channel located on the outskirts of the city, up to six thousand people gathered over three wintering pits over the weekend, catching the scammer on the legendary “little devil”. Continue reading
Winter bream fishing is a whole encyclopedia in which special lures are intertwined with special additives in complementary foods and other numerous secrets. It is impossible to fully grasp the whole topic, and it is not necessary. When building your fishing it is important to deal with specific small fishing moments, some of which will be discussed.
The best floats for winter fishing are made of dense polystyrene of brand 200 and higher. Softer polystyrene, though slowly but inevitably, begins to “drink” water. As a result, the capacity of the float decreases, and all the time-consuming work of adjusting the weight of the sinker (mormyshka) to the float goes down the drain, and this is insulting. Continue reading
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 wintering pits, lie on the bottom or buried in soft silt, become covered with a thick layer of mucus, fall into suspended animation – in general, they do not peck. This was repeatedly mentioned in his classical works by L.P. Sabaneev.
However, publications about unexpected and successful fishing occasionally appear in fishing publications when crucian carp, carps or tench became trophy for fishermen in winter. Continue reading