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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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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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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camping trip

Smoking fish at home and on the beach

Original smokehouse
Commercial smokehouses are easy to operate and smoke fish and other products well. But they have one drawback: they often smoke, which is unacceptable for an apartment, and also require the replacement of an asbestos cord. A stainless steel smokehouse, invented by craftsmen, is even simpler and more durable, since it is welded from thick metal. Continue reading

Fly fishing rod
The fly fishing rod is probably the most popular and widespread tackle among Russian fishermen. Probably, such a love for this tackle is generally associated with attachment to the float…

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If you throw zander into ... - will it be called a rebellion?
... Lafa is over. On legislative innovations, in particular, new fees for calculating the damage caused by predatory fishermen to our generous Fatherland. The great army of Russian fishermen dutifully…

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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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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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