Aug 10, 2021Tips about fishing

How to plant live bait – bleak to keep it alive

Live bait is used most often for catching pike perch and asp. For them, verkhovodka is a favorite and daily food. Pike and perch take it quite well, but it is important that the fish remain alive on the hook…

Aug 09, 2021Latest news

Ten questions about pike. Part 1

“Maybe it’s not worth talking about pike, so that it doesn’t turn out banal?” - such a thought flashed through my mind when I was choosing the topic of the next “ten”. No, probably it's still worth it - after…

Aug 08, 2021Latest news

Ten questions about pike. Part 2

For the second year I have been fishing with a spinning rod on a non-freezing small river. The activity of the pike and the almost complete passivity of other predators are surprising. Is this a common occurrence for winter spinning?…

Jul 30, 2021Latest news

Choosing a reel for jig fishing. Part 4

If we try to characterize as briefly as possible the comparative advantages of spinning and multiplier reels, then the former are stronger in casting, the latter in wiring. But this is only in the very first approximation, and with a…

Jul 18, 2021Latest news

Trout hike

Fishing for trout on small mountain streams is a special pleasure. Not because you don't have to stare at the float for hours or throw a spinning rod until the shoulder is dislocated. And this is also, of course, but…

Jul 15, 2021Latest news

We caught a pike perch on the Lower Volga

Steep waves smoothly tossed the boat, the cold wind strove to make its way into every crack in the clothes. Everything else periodically began to rain. When you don't follow the tip of the spinning rod, you always try to…

Jul 08, 2021Latest news

Fisherman’s first aid kit. Part 1

Spring! Tired of the long winter, the soul is torn to nature. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life, breathe in the fresh spring air and completely surrender to your favorite pastime - fishing. As a…

Jul 01, 2021Latest news

Ten questions about polarized glasses. Part 1

Tinted glasses are considered an indispensable attribute of security and safety personnel. But in North Korea, where I happened to be, a man with dark glasses, on the contrary, is more likely to be mistaken for an agent of unfriendly…

Jun 30, 2021Latest news

Ten questions about polarized glasses. Part 2

How obligatory are side screens for polarizing glasses? The question is rather controversial, but my opinion is rather not in favor of the side screens. More precisely - I not only consider them optional, but also to some extent harmful.…

Jun 24, 2021Latest news

Ten perch questions. Part 1

This spinning season develops for me in such a way that perch is most often the main object of fishing. There is nothing surprising here, since the perch, due to its abundance and prevalence, is a very convenient object for…