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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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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Summer gear overview
It's time to cook summer gear! Review of Black Bass Spin K1229 and Chokai Series Maguro Super Contact spinning reels, as well as Surf Master Legend 2000 reels. Despite the…

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number surges

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 of worms, bird intestines or a slightly wrinkled ruff on a hook. And someone likes to walk with a spinning rod at this time. Pikes are already moving away from spawning, hungry. Continue reading

Loach – an interesting fish

Description of loach. Where it is found and how it is caught (tackle, bait, time).

While fishing, there are a lot of interesting moments that are remembered for a lifetime. So, I perfectly remember the case when for the first time in my life I caught a loach. I didn’t specifically plan for this fish, but when fishing for crucian carp from the bottom, this fish appears very often in the fisherman’s catches, especially if fishing is carried out on a worm and some other animal bait. Continue reading

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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Elastic band on a predator
Classic donka with rubber shock absorber. What tackle consists of and how it is caught. As you know, the tackle consists of a stock of the main fishing line, undergrowth…

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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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Who can be caught in early spring
What fish can become prey in early April? What and where to catch? Nozzles, bait, bait. The period of early spring is the time that can be called off-season. Why?…

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