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…

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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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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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local conditions

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 come across in these places. But this is due to the proximity of the city and the waters that come from storm sewers, naturally, are warmer. I would like to think that only from the storm … Continue reading

Spinner for fishing on the track

Catching fish on the track is undoubtedly one of the fascinating ways of our sport and is regarded by many lovers both in quantitative and qualitative results, along with spinning, wiring and other sports fishing methods.

This situation is confirmed by the recent increased interest in fishing, where the so-called spinner-track serves as a bait for fish. 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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If you caught a cold while fishing. Folk recipes
One of my acquaintances, a fishing companion, caught a cold while fishing in the winter, having fallen under the ice. Everything would be fine, but he had to run to…

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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…

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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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