Season begins

And you didn’t fly on a boat
This story happened on Lake Bolshoy Martyn, on one of the very hot and stuffy days, when the air seemed to thicken, became hot and motionless. And so it lasted…

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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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In May 2019 on a small river
Feature of fishing in May 2019. Ascent to spawn. A chance to catch a chub. Spawning ban. First of all, a feature of May in 2019 can be called an…

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Crayfish catching in the winter

Like fishing, crayfish fishing is governed by fishing rules. These rules may be slightly modified depending on the characteristics of the region. But overall, there is a forbidden winter season for catching arthropods during spawning. Therefore, before going ice-crawling, you should first familiarize yourself with the fishing rules of your region. If we talk about Moscow and the Moscow region, then there is a complete ban on catching crayfish all year round. Continue reading

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 of worms, bird intestines or a slightly wrinkled ruff on a hook. And someone likes to walk with a spinning rod at this time. Pikes are already moving away from spawning, hungry. Continue reading

Fishing dangers

Just a night to sleep. But it happens that such a night becomes the last for some unlucky anglers. This happened the year before the winter season on the Volga, when dead fishermen were found in a burnt tent, who were apparently poisoned by carbon monoxide at first, and then burned in a tent that burst into flames from a gas stove, which probably fell with the fallen man. Continue reading

Every fishing net should have an inspector with a ruler?

Amateur fishermen are already being fined for new rates for catching “substandard” fish, and has this already affected net owners?

I don’t know how it will be on the Volga this year, but in March last year near Korotnaya, for example, the river, far and wide, was blocked off by fishing nets. And the devil will understand them, where they legally fish, and where not. And while I was there, I’ve never seen valiant fish conservation officials checking these net owners. Continue reading

And buy Volgae blue whiting?

So, a new fishing law has been passed. It will enter into force on January 1, 2020. If you walk along the main points and draw conclusions, then the main pain points were RPU – fishing areas, where they took a fee for visiting these reservoirs and fishing. Now, under the new law, paid reservoirs should be closed by the end of 2020. Continue reading

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…

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How rivers and crayfish die
... crayfish and huge schools of perches and other fish, which suddenly also appeared in shallow water, began to crawl out to the clay bank near the shore ... I…

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Competition fishermen. Homeland can not be sold
The competition of fishers is a useful and interesting activity, it teaches you how to fish and love your homeland. Here, everyone can not only show the degree of his…

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Summer gear overview
It's time to cook summer gear! Review of Black Bass Spin K1229 and Chokai Series Maguro Super Contact spinning reels, as well as Surf Master Legend 2000 reels. Despite the…

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