Carp — strong, rapid and clever inhabitant of our rivers and lakes. Every angler wants to catch a large carp. The weight of some species reaches 30 lbs. But now to meet a carp — a rarity. It should be borne in mind that the river wild carp differs significantly from the lake (in fact a pond, lake, common carp is a domesticated carp). River carp has a more powerful oblong body, he has smaller scales (the edges are edged with black fringe), General color dark brown with dark copper shimmer. The belly has a yellowish color and a slight reddish tinge. Moustaches Prugnolo carp and carp are only the same part of the body structure.
Carp and carp belong to the fish without stomach, as they have no digestive glands. Therefore, they are insatiable, are always in the process of devouring food. It is a peaceful fish, loving the warm environment. Carp can be caught in the summer months (June, July, August). In calm Sunny weather the carp takes the nozzle in September and even early October. With the onset of the cold season carp stops to feed and freezing. The fish overwinters in deep mud pools and pits.
Carp feed from the bottom, his lips fleshy (like the ring of a balloon). His mouth is pulled (like bream), so it can suck in food from the bottom. In this manner it searches the Il larvae, crustaceans, worms, and fragments of plant foods: the flesh of the young cane, cattail, fell into the water-grain cereals and plant seeds. Preferred habitat of the carp coastal thickets of reeds, herbaceous vegetation, quiet bays and deep river Creek.
Carp. How to catch carp.
To catch carp very difficult. Unprepared angler sometimes after a long and hard struggle, hooked a big carp goes home empty handed. The fact that in addition to the strength and speed of carp has a unique trick. He can pull the tackle in depth, and then suddenly turn around and rush to the shore. If the angler fails to react to this maneuver and allow the slack fishing line, carp sharp jagged edge of his top fin cuts the line and walks away, leaving the hapless fisherman in complete bewilderment. Very often there were cases when I got carp’s mouth sticking out bits 2-3 lines with hooks.
Carp. What to catch carp.
Since carp are voracious, the list of attachments that you can get pretty big. Well carp is steamed and pickled corn, bunches of rainwater and manure worms, steamed peas and soya. Best bait for carp is millet porridge. You can also fish at the young, slightly it raw potatoes, well it is cake (sunflower meal), pellets of white loaf bread dough, which made a few drops anise oil or sunflower oil. Suit also boiled macaroni (rings or stars), nice little pieces of ordinary pancakes.
Carp. How to catch carp. Tackle for carp.
To catch carp on a regular fishing float (required sliding the float to make accurate casts in a window of vegetation). But it is best to catch it on a bottom bait, Seine nets or zakidushku (fishing line should not be above the riparian grasses). Carp are cunning, he sees a hanging line (this also applies to float fishing tackle) and takes the nozzle moving away from the bait. In some regions carp (also bream, large roach, etc.) are caught in a very interesting and unusual gear — “pacifier”. At the end of zakidushki tied a small jar (with a diameter of 4-5 cm, a height of about 2 cm). The node line inside the jars tied ring and it fixed 5-6 leashes with hooks. The bottom jar is filled with lead. A jar stuffed with food (cereal, cake, dough, etc.), food stuck in the hooks evenly. Carp sucking food passes through the gills the hooks and samozaschita. Now the angler need to exercise maximum patience and perseverance to exhaust the fish and drag it to the shore on a prepared landing net.