Ruff became an iconic live bait in catching not only pike, but even a good perch caught on a ruff.
In general, a ruff is considered to be not very attractive to a predator live bait. Only the burbot is bleeding at the sight and smell of this prickly and slimy representative of perches. For a nocturnal predator there is no tastier fish than a ruff, despite its thorns and snotty. Continue reading
Fishing in the spring on spills and hollows. Tackle and fishing equipment.
During the flood period of rivers filled with meltwater, fishing is, as if in standby mode. It all depends on when the rivers enter the banks, or at least the water level becomes just below the upper edge of the banks. And this period can be called the off-season time, the transition period between winter and spring fishing in open water. Continue reading