June fishing
So, the spawning ban has been lifted. What kind of fish and where they catch in June. So, for five days already, the spawning ban in the Mari El Republic…

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Off-season overnight
In spring, as in autumn, the problem of overnight stay is urgent and important, because it is during these periods that night cold, along with dampness creeping from cold lowlands,…

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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…

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large predators

What to catch crayfish on

Crayfish lures. Crayfish catching, as well as fishing, has a lot of fans, and not only in the summer, but also on ice. True, there are also restrictions on the timing of fishing for these arthropods, which are objects of industrial and amateur fishing (read here). And that is understandable. After all, crayfish have delicious and dietary meat, and are also considered a special and tasty snack for beer. 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

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 depends on when the rivers enter the banks, or at least the water level becomes just below the upper edge of the banks. And this period can be called the off-season time, the transition period between winter and spring fishing in open water. Continue reading

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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Proper installation of a floating boil
How to mount a floating boilie and remove the "idle" bites? Basic rules to improve the performance of bites. Novice anglers often encounter the problem of “blank” bites when fishing…

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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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Off-season overnight
In spring, as in autumn, the problem of overnight stay is urgent and important, because it is during these periods that night cold, along with dampness creeping from cold lowlands,…

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