This time, there were few and not in vain fishermen on the old man near the water intake. Only ruffians pecked at the bait. And only one small pike fell on the vents. Apparently, that’s why there were no fishermen either, since the pike refused to take it.
By evening, I put in the same holes with the same live bait, adding also a ruff, my new zerglas in the ice version. To do this, simply detach the reel, lower the bait fish to the bottom, leaving a couple of meters of free fishing line and overwhelming the excess for the cloves inside the reel. If you leave the whole fishing line, as for a pike, then the burbot will surely find a snag at the bottom, even the only one in the area, and destroy the tackle.
Now it remains only to pass through the hole in the reel a loop of thin nylon cord, tighten the noose and hang the zergel on a stick, then putting it across the hole and lowering the reel with fishing line under the ice. In order not to stick out the tackle in plain sight, I cover the hole with a stand from the vents and fall asleep with snow. I stick twigs at the holes for reference. But he did not set all nine girders. Three put at the first mouth of the old woman, and at the other exit into the river – also three pieces. Continue reading