Autumn can be divided into three periods in accordance with weather conditions and water temperature. Until the water temperature falls below 12 degrees, the summer is saved behavior a peaceful fish.
Then comes the transition, but the longest period of cool water to a temperature of 4-6 degrees, and then comes the final pre-winter period.
Autumnal fishing occurs in the second period. Fishing is accurate, technically sophisticated, we can say, thin, but profitable.
The characteristic features of autumn can be attributed primarily to the fact that cold water greatly slows the development of aquatic plants. Annual plants throw out seeds and die, years shed part of leaves, floating down to the bottom. The water quickly becomes transparent because of necrosis of microalgae.
With the cessation of growth of plants of changing their behavior of insects, their larvae, worms and molluscs. Larvae leave the coastal area and go deeper, for example, the larvae of caddis go to a depth of 2-4 meters. To deeper places moved and shellfish.
In such circumstances, when all live is preparing for the winter, the fish is not left with no choice but to do the same and adapt to changing conditions. And fish is also actively preparing, despite the fact that already work up fat reserves over the summer.
However, preparing the fish, you can say, steadily and slowly, that is not evident on everything that comes under his nose. Despite increasingly scarce with each passing day, prey, peaceful fish are becoming more cautious and sedentary. Careful because of the enlightenment of the water and the relative fullness and sedentary due to the lower temperature. Of course, this applies to such traditional objects of hunting fishermen as roach, bream, bleak, Dace, Chub or IDE, not to mention the carp and carp.
But it is worth emphasizing that at certain coincidence of weather conditions even in October observed periodic outbreaks of stern activity a peaceful fish. If you guess a period to choose the right place and prepare well for the fishing, the catching productivity will be very high. Now, although the seasonal cold water just started, water dwellers already have a good feel of how it will end, and change their habits and behavior.
Before you go to a particular pond, is to determine: it will be a river, lake or reservoir. Technically the hardest to catch big fish in shallow lake in the clear water. The reservoir or a large river you need to know exactly the location where the hole or channel close to the shore, and places with deep coast edge, immediately followed by a deep watering. Or go fishing with boats in the wiring.
It is relatively easy to catch on small rivers, but the catch will be relevant, because migratory fish are already beginning to descend in the reservoir, but remains small local fish. Among local fish, of course, come across decent ones, but each of them is necessary to arrange a separate hunting at a shallow depth in the clear water. Good tributaries of large rivers. It combines enough depth, not too strong current, the ability to “read” the bottom visually the topography of the shore, explore the terrain and find Parking fish.
Now worth catching wherever you rested well during summer, but only follows a different approach to fishing and tackle.
As I mentioned, the hardest thing was catching on small reservoirs and in places where the depth near the shore does not exceed approximately five feet. This applies to lakes and ponds, quarries and reservoirs. If in hot weather broke at the sunrise I can always find the feeding fish, now here she finds a summer feed. With the exception of the coastal thickets of reeds and cane thickets uruti. Here, small fish are still feeding, but if you aim for bass, its just near the shore can be found. Redfish have already started schooling the hunt for Malcolm. On the shallow ponds typical of the fishing place is now about pits, underwater ditches and generally about the deepest places of the reservoir.
This does not mean that the fish need to look in the pit. It is about on the sideline or on the adjacent watering. Characterized by the fact that the fish can not stand at the bottom, and at half depth, but over a relatively deep place. The easiest way to determine the location of fishing at the quarry or deep lake. Here the bottom topography and sharp, with differences in small distances, and you can either move a couple meters to the side, or take the fishing rod a meter long. As in summer, fish usually behind the first coastal edge, but goes to the very edge, not every day and periods of reduced output over time. Is more influenced by weather and reduced daylight hours. Biting becomes short and episodic.
In flow-through ponds formed by the dams, the fish gradually down prepotency plot and leaves him rarely, but sometimes leaves. After a heavy rain, especially if it’s not cold, fish are often raised in the upper reaches, goes into small places on the border of turbidity, but these are quite short.
In small streams, again, the bulk of the fish slipping into deep space with spills, dams, and local fish is concentrated in pits, pools and Bacharach. It should be noted that in small rivers the outbreak of cold affects the behavior of fish is the least noticeable. This is due to the fact that here the usual summer forage undergoes the smallest change. A small river almost always fed by cold water springs, and the main prey for fish are caddis flies and worms, which are not only in the summer and autumn but also in winter. Complicates fishing on a small river in the clarification of water. Camouflage when fishing on a small place becomes at times impossible.
Sneak up to the shore and see how small roach and Chub go in depth on the stream or into the nearest pit. To lure them out is not possible, so you have to change summer tackle. If in the summer you can sometimes nice to fish on a small river in tihonom the Bay or the Cape and turn the channel, and fished in still water, you now have to catch the flow. Fish is about jet flow. Here and safer, and most likely to catch floating food.
On a more or less large river also makes no sense to stay in shallow areas without current. You should look for a jet flow passing under the shore. The jet must not be too strong, because the fish saves manpower, and food settles on the borders of the jet. Most good places are near the shore, with a sharp drop-off in depth, but with a smooth and low flow. In large rivers the most promising pits around the headlands and underwater braids, and passing along the shore of the underwater ditch.
In General, when fishing on the pond of any type is now promising deep space, beyond the coastal shoals. From a relatively small it should be noted underwater sand to a depth not less than metre and flooded Islands. In warm weather fish, including large, will have to come out here for a long time. The complexity is that the outputs of these intermittent, unpredictable and technically difficult to catch. You have to use the long flight feathers of the rod far casting, and often a boat.
In any case, you need to be prepared for the fact that become habitual over the summer the scheme of fishing ends. Come fishing on the deep well-fed and cautious fish in the clear water. Depth will require the use of more “long-range” heavy snap-ins. Cautious fish will help to deceive and delicate equipment, and the right bait, and the autumn fishing lures set. The main thing now is to reorganize internally and realize that started a completely different fishing. Neat and technically more complex.
I’m in this period of open water make an effort, set aside summer snap and making tackles. It’s a new season – autumn deep fishing in which you will need may be the entire available Arsenal of gear.