I will spit on my grandfather’s spoon in the pike’s face
Bright April days delight with the long-awaited warmth and smells of waking earth. Fishermen, after a short break, are activated. Someone trying to catch a burbot by putting a bunch…

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What do we catch in the offseason?
In our suburban small river, which even froze in places in winter, you can already catch a wide variety of fish, up to common carp, which already in April often…

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White fish on tap
While there is almost nowhere to catch on the river, and where you can go fishing in the spring on the spill. Tackle, bait and bait. During this period of…

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On the Volga from the shore

In the morning, the Volga resembles a large lake. Almost no current, and along the coast stretch strips of greenery. Hydroelectric plant gates usually open at around ten o’clock. Only then can you start the engine and go to checked their places. Such places are mostly located on the right high bank of the Volga in the area of ​​the village of Kokshaysk, where both the depth is greater and the current is stronger. Continue reading

Do not spit in the well, it’s useful to drink water
It amazes me, many of my friends and fishermen’s colleagues, that people who come to the water, to the forest, to nature, literally crap under themselves, as if they were…

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Spring fishing in the spill
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…

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Wonderful bastard - ruff
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…

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Features of an overnight stay in summer
The summer period is characterized by relative comfort compared to the conditions of ice fishing and spending the night with severe winter time, when frosts of twenty degrees and howling…

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