Decade from August 15, I lived at the fishing and hunting base "Krenitsy". There was a vacation.
The management of the Base knew that I had the title of “Sports Judge, specializing in tourism” and ordered a feeder fishing competition to be held at the corporate party. Spent
For five teams, I equipped five sets of gear with two feeders. On Volkhovets I prepared five fishing zones – each zone for two catchers. I invited one instructor judge to each zone. Mowed interfering grass, pushed the bottom of the channel so that there wasn’t
hooks and at the same time got trophies: on a rotten net I took off three fresh baubles, and an anchor with rotary paws. For three days I twice faithfully fed all the zones and … all in vain!
I planned the competition at 6 am, but … The organization’s management said that at this time everyone would sleep dead drunk after a night banquet and would not be able to get up. They moved the fishing for 15 hours (teapots!) And this tore off all the training I had done!
At 6 a.m. a local man who knew me sat down to fish in one of the zones prepared by me. After half an hour, he caught a crucian (I saw: no less than a kilo), grabbed him and ran home to show off to his wife.
Corporate workers from 15 hours to 17 were able for ten people to see just one bite! One word “dead time” between “morning biting” and “evening biting”.
The only positive result of the competition was that among the ten participants there were (in total) two people who were familiar with fishing and they gladly studied the feeder equipment with a sliding feeder.
On Friday, my friends and I put 10 zergelis in two places. They acquired them with caracas purchased from Sasha at the Polyustrovsky market. While walking along the Novoladozhsky Canal, we saw many birds. There were ducks of no breed I knew
Ducks gullibly swam near Pella rattling the motor. Among them, gray and white herons were found off the coast.
Herons did not trust people and took off at a distance of 70-100 meters. And they did it right!
On Saturday, the opening of the hunt for waterfowl. Now I don’t trust the hunters either! When we went to shoot the zergirls, it turned out that twenty meters from their setting in the reeds a dent was made from the parking of the boat. Around the parking lot on the reeds hung 4 cans of beer. A pair of carton boxes sailed on the water and several cardboard sleeves chenille.
On a crushed reed lay a duck smashed at a point blank range! Apparently she trusted – she’s used to the fact that all summer she can safely swim and enjoy bait for fishermen. And here … barbarians: they ditched at point blank range and threw them away. My girls were not there either: they removed it with the cord on which they were hung! Thieves !!!
The next dozen women were in another place. There were three kilush pikes and kilush perch. Pike really liked Olenka.
At one of the vents, a 0.3 mm fishing line was torn off. Apparently I caught a large pike and cut off the tackle. Considering the possibility of catching a groats, it is necessary to replace the fishing line with a thicker one.
In addition to the caught fish, I also received one plant trophy.
I first saw the fruits of one of the plants in the sum of called trusts.
They remind chestnuts and are only a little smaller.
At the Base, I lived in a camper near the administration turret and found that migratory birds use nearby air wires to say goodbye to the base. Swallows (according to the pagan calendar) are preparing for departure between the second Savior (Apple on August 19) and the third Savior (Walnut on August 29). Now they were all about to fly away and periodically sat down on a wire at my windows with the whole flock.
Chirping fun, they cleaned feathers and discussed the time of departure.
I did not understand why, but it was precisely on the same interval of wires in the evening that the local flock of starlings sat in preparation for departure.
Flocks of birds were ready for departure, but the weather, despite the timing, was still warm, and a lot of mayfly flew out of the water – there was something to eat.
Sometimes dragonfly larvae still crawl out of the water.
Larvae crawl out on the shore for everything that is nearby. They break the shell and fly out already in the form of dragonflies. Dragonflies also have something to eat: full of mosquitoes and midges.
It’s not for nothing that I recently bought a white baseball cap with a fastened cape at the Cool Point store (at the Polyustrovsky Market) that protects my ears and neck from sunburn and bite of the gnat.
I really liked the hat: white – it is slightly heated by the sun, the top and a cape from the net – it lets in the heat of my body and does not allow mosquitoes to my roof. DREAM!!! My grayish vegetation protects my chin and neck from the midges and the sun. I called this baseball cap “Tuareg” by the name of a tribe of desert people who wear hats that also cover their necks.
In addition to a long visor from the sun, I now also have wonderful sunglasses. Wonderful dark glasses were given to me by Mikhalych: in addition to the diopters I need, they also have a variable anti-darkening. He bought them in the shopping center on Salova 2.
Many parents come to the Krenitsa base with their children – they have somewhere to have fun.
The screech of contented kids is far away.
Parents do not waste time in vain and, thanks to modern communications, communicate right there on the playground with their working partners.
Warm weather and the absence of showers do not benefit the water level in Ladoga and Volkhov – they are shallow great. On Myska, the remains of an ancient pier stick out from under the water for half a meter.
Mikhalych and I climbed Pella above the bridge across the Volkhov. On the way in Volkhov, a sassy pup of 20 cm was caught on a Vuoks VR-11 wobbler 11 cm long. He swallowed the tee and I removed it for a long time and gently. Then gently matyughnu let go to their native element.
Arriving at the place we were interested in, we first measured the depths of the water area where we were going to fish using the “Deeper PRO” echo sounder.
Mikhalych chose a site from the coast of which was closest to the fairway. He landed there and placed his 3 feeders.
On the contrary, I chose the arch in which there was a long and gentle slope to the depths. I have read in popular magazines that catfish feed on such places from the depths. There I placed ten girders along the grass, having acquired them with large crucian carp.
I myself took a seat on the beach nearby. In order not to be bored, I put one feeder. I pecked a large sop up to 300 grams. I stopped pushing the bait and fell into bed in a tent.
At 6 a.m. Mikhalych (as always) called and grumbled: “He is not biting. Race around and get home! ”I refused to take the vents until 11. At 9 in the morning, bream came near Mikhalych.
He was glad and already got sick to go home. He caught the largest bream weighing two kg at 10 o’clock.
By this time, a decent wind had blown towards our shore, and I managed to remove the vents with great difficulty. Nobody ate a single crucian. Well, well – a negative result is also useful: I will know where it is useless to catch catfish.
I wrapped my gear, put away the tent, sleeping bag and all the equipment. He presented the caught fish to the eight-year-old grandson and grandfather who was fishing next to me. After that, I calmly reached the base by boat. Having lunch at the base cafe, we drove home. At noon on a weekday it was easy for us to drive along Murmansk. That's how I ended my vacation.
. (tagsToTranslate) Volkhov mouth (t) Krenitsy base (t) Volkhov bream (t) Ladoga pike (t) nature of the southern Ladoga