Catch on ice, then on water
Discussions of the new fishing law never subside. There are also legitimate concerns. There is already information about the first friction with representatives of the law, namely with the fish inspectorate. And most importantly, the absurdity of this conflict, it would seem, is somehow fabulous. Nevertheless, these fairy tales resulted in real fines that fishermen received for sitting on ice and fishing …
What is criminal here?
All anglers catch from the ice during winter-spring fishing. But there is one caveat. In our area, the terms of the spawning spring ban have been shifted to April 10th. Feel where the dog rummaged? The fishermen sat on the ice and fished, it turns out, not from the coast during the spawning period, but from the water. And according to the rules, they should sit on the shore and throw tackle into the hole, well, in sniper mode, with a special fishing rod. Formally, they are subject to violation of the law, although there were no boats. Here they are the first alarming signals when everything will be given to the inspector’s desire to punish him, his mood and financial situation. And such loopholes with backlash in the new law on fishing will still reveal a sufficient number. The most alarming thing is that inspectors were given more rights.
And if these fishermen, sitting with fishing rods on solid water, would catch in the spawning area? At this time, only a pike can decide to spawn. But at the same time, the jugmen again formally fall under the violation of the law. Yes … – our beloved satirist Mikhail Zadornov would breathe heavily, as he could effectively do this when he discovered yet another stupidity in our country. And I would certainly write another humorous story.
Spawning fishing completely close?
My son called me today with the question: “What will fishing be completely closed during the spawning period?” I answer him, they say, no, you can fish from the shore, as it was before, starting from the Soviet era. There are no changes. If only there were no more than two hooks on the tackle. It can be a donka, float rod, feeder. Another thing is that now you can’t go fishing without any measuring means, otherwise you will catch a fish a centimeter less and zealous inspectors will slap you a fine. And we must have the scales so that there is no overfishing. All these requirements were in Soviet times, but now with fines of 2-5 thousand fishing is turning into some kind of action, where you need to constantly look back. And there is no longer such a warm feeling in my soul from this unity with nature and the fight against ingenious fish. And if you consider that if you wander into the spawning area, then the fines will be completely different. It turns out – a step to the left, a step to the right – an attempt to escape. You can, of course, study the spawning places on the maps, if you find, you can sit and measure each fish caught and weigh the catch. And when to catch something and relax?
Catch on ice, then on water
It is clear that everything will “settle down”, it will be run-in by Russian reality, but for some reason it seems that after the cancellation of the RPU, officials who apparently had some benefit from them simply take revenge on toughening laws, they say, oh, you don’t want to give everything away Russian reservoirs to merchants, so we will “make” you under the law, it will not seem enough. And you will not go into your own river without a worrying look. But we still earn our money on the same fines. And everything will be according to the law. We select boats, and gear. Get what you asked for …