Dead zone
Birch trees were gilded, maples were covered with grease, and a red leaf fell on the still icy water, blue from the same blue sky, even cold in appearance. In…

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On a leash with live bait
An important feature of autumn fishing. On a leash with a snare bait. Feeder tackle. There is probably no better time for fishing than quiet sunny days and cold nights…

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When a friend is under the ice
This morning, Sergei clearly caught Vitaly on the first ice. The fish seemed to go around the holes of his friend and took only from him. When another large fish…

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corrective labor

Fishing Rules Again

The officials are still deciding our fate … Putting the law into practice. How much can be stored and exported. About catch rates.

This topic excites, and the fishing community will excite for a long time, and this topic was re-developed on August 7 in connection with a meeting led by the head of the Federal Agency for Fishery Ilya Shestakov, which was held in Astrakhan. It was about the implementation of the recently adopted Federal Law “On amateur fishing.”

The meeting was attended by representatives of Russian fishing organizations, with a dozen governors and even deputies of the State Duma of Russia. Why was Astrakhan chosen for this Russian forum? Probably due to the fact that for many ordinary fishermen these places are considered to be some kind of fishing Eldorado, an earthly fishing paradise, where every fisherman would like to go during his lifetime … But not everyone succeeds. It takes time and relatively large financial investments. Despite the legendary fame of these places in the lower Volga, the Astrakhan fishermen themselves do not live very well, if we talk not about fishing, but about a banal “household”, from which the Russian citizen can not escape, wherever he lives. And these are shamefully low salaries, pensions, for which it is impossible to die at the current rates of “grave diggers”, or rather the mafia on death. It is clear that Astrakhan fishermen always solved these problems, as the situation dictated to them, when you live in places of concentration of all fish, including sturgeons. Continue reading

Horse fish can slurp

Fishing on top during the golden days of Indian Summer. What is the reason for the fish’s unwillingness to peck?

More than once in the summer I heard a frank “champing” of fish that is heard right in the thickets of water lilies. Moreover, when he went to the river in the early morning, almost at night, then in the still silence of a warm night, these sounds were heard from afar. Some of the cyprinids clearly ate up on top, licking from the lower side of the burdock egg capsules of worms, larvae, small bloodworms and various water bugs.

After spending the morning with a spinning rod, having caught very few medium-sized perches and having missed the pike, he wound it on his mustache … well, about the “champing” shameless fish. And I decided to change the specifics of fishing. Leaving the pond, I was not too lazy to swim into the very thick of water lilies and pick up there from the bottom of the sheets that fall under the arm. And there any “creature in pairs” got there, that is, the lower floor of water lilies in the summer heat turned out to be quite populated. But who feeds so loudly? I decided to find out with a coal rod. With its unusual lightness and a length of six meters, this is ideal for fishing with a side nod. In addition, you do not have to change the equipment. Fly fishing rod, without rings. Therefore – attach at least a snap with a float, at least any other. Continue reading

Overview of gear and lures for the fall

Spinning Surf Master K1229 Black Bass Spin TX-20. Turntables Akara line Fishing Expert.

So, apparently, “Indian summer” has come. In the morning there are misty and scarlet at the dawn frosted matinees with transparent air, smelling of icy damp lowlands and, it seems, already snow. But the days are warm, in a light haze and with weightless fluffy clouds. It’s time to walk along the shore with a spinning rod or swim along the river in a boat, throwing baits into quiet bays and at the boundaries of the river stream and coastal calm. Although in the fall, for the most part, heavy oscillating lures, large wobblers and soft jig baits are used, but the time has not yet come to put the rotating lures into the boxes for storage. They, turntables, can still become the most effective baits on a quiet morning and, especially on a quiet sunny day, when many predators go hunting in shallow water for a fish that comes out to bask in the sun and pinch water bugs and insects on the autumn reeds.

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