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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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,…

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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…

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development cycles

What sick fish in rivers and lakes

About the most common parasites living on the bodies of fish. The questions of their vital activity are covered, are parasites so dangerous for humans, and much more.

Parasitological analysis of fish
Systematic scientific research that allows us to create a more or less complete list of fish parasites has not been carried out here since the 60s of the last century Continue reading

Catching pike in the grass
A spotted predator often chooses hunting areas densely overgrown with aquatic vegetation. In the spring, in such places, the water warms up much faster than in the riverbed or in…

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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,…

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Pike perch on ultralight with colored cheburashka
Report on spring spinning fishing for ultralight using colored loads. First experience. The offseason flew extremely fast this year. Armed with a spinning reel, on the very first day without…

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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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