Being one of the most common fish of the Eurasian continent, IDE is so cunning and careful, rarely fall into the snares of the fishermen. For the sake of adrenaline, which gives this play a strong fish as well as confrontation cunning instincts, many fishing enthusiasts are beginning to specialize exclusively on this form.
Many of them, especially the spinning, manages to consistently catch individuals weighing about 2-2,5 kg.
The best fishing for large IDE observed on the Oka river and in streams near the lake Vozha. There was catching 6-pound giants with a length up to 90 cm Competition our compatriots are American fishermen after resettlement in Connecticut specimens of this species there are of generous proportions, therefore, to catch a trophy a lot easier.
In the fishing environment, there are persistent rumors that 8 kg is an achievable weight for this delicious fish. Meat, by the way, is particularly valuable in the diet because the calorie content does not exceed of 116.5 kcal. In addition, it is saturated with vitamin e and beneficial trace elements (molybdenum, Nickel, iron, chromium, fluoride). Good fishing in the lakes will bring pleasure not only during, but also after cooking the carcass.
Looks like IDE
This species is a relative of carp, but in appearance rather like a roach. Their native bright orange to crimson and pelvic fins, but the color is small enough scales with Golden-silver sheen and the massive outline of the body suggest a mismatch. Head IDE is relatively small, and mouth neat. Despite this, the enthusiasm of pre-spawning Jora they can manage to capture even a pike bait. The color scales of this fish is uniform, without the usual dark band on the back.
Roaches are dressed up easier than adults and do not have bright fins, so not enough experienced fishermen often take them for the Chub or roach.
IDE can take root in the salty Gulf with a mixed water and flowing river or a quiet pond, so depending on the environment between members of the same species some noticeable differences.
The species belongs to omnivorous. Glutton ready to catch a small oblique mouth almost any food that helps him quickly and efficiently to gain weight. When the pond/river abounds in the higher vegetation, Zee feed the addiction to “salad”, adding to taste worms, insect larvae, crustaceans. In early summer it even caught alluring grass.
Typing on a diet of 400-500 g, the individual exhibits and predatory instincts, picking up small fish and got into the water insects. Fishermen sometimes even use a way of catching IDE “on live bait”, throwing it in places with strong current. However, this way you can catch and nearby Dace, perch, podustav or asps, but suffer from the lack of production is not necessary.
The solid fish prefer to feed in shallow water where you can eat clams, fishes and even small frogs.
A favorite treat of young and old people know all the fishermen feeding the addiction to fishing for IDE – peas. It is almost the only bait to which the fish is favorable, regardless of the time of year and place of residence.
Fishing for bullhead in spring
Yahzee extremely active since the beginning of the debacle. As soon as the pond come winter the ice and the air will become saturated with oxygen, the fish starts pre-spawning feeding period. Sitting with float rod near the mouth of tributaries to the main river/lake and using as bait for catching bullhead ordinary worms, the lucky fisherman can pull prey almost one by one.
During the spawning season, which starts quite early (together with perch and pike), fish has traditionally busy with their own Affairs and do not want to bite. The males add to the everyday alongside a scattering of small yellowish warts and is collected together with females in small rivers and streams in the vicinity of underwater plants. The process of spawning is stretched to 1-2 weeks: first give birth to the offspring of the most old individuals, and finally in the early life of the marriage ceremony involves 3 – 5 yrs.
Spawning takes place at a temperature of about 13. With, and as soon as the water warms up to 15?Since adults begin persistently to regain their strength. So by late spring, the fishermen are able to put on the water without the knowledge of the insect hiding in the grass fish, watch fish activity nice.
At this time, a good catching IDE from the shore. In the spring (end of may), is shallow in places with rocky or sandy bottom and easy snags, which the fish can hide. Among the favorite spring food – insects, and beetles rarely have taste them but the grasshoppers attracted a lot of attention. Also, good luck comes to fishermen, offering to enjoy with worms and crayfish, and by the end of may – bread balls the size of cherries and baits in the form of an ant or caddis larvae.
If the pond can provide fish the deep holes and snags, pile bridge, or at least the hydro, it can stay in it and wait for summer. But in streams and small rivers, fishing in the lakes can please only the roaches.
Fishing for bullhead in the summer
In the last days of may, the ides are moving in the deep cool places, most of which will take until almost the end of autumn. As a rule, drop offs, predoslovie tables, pit from return flow, the small eddies.
At this time he switches to night mode and occurs fishermen only in the early morning or late evening while the sun is on the horizon not even there. Roaches, however, less careful and in a quiet place can pack out to the surface even during the day. In cloudy weather and during the flight of insects at a shallow depth may seem more adult.
In hot weather, members of the species demonstrate their care and moodiness, so fishing for bullhead in the summer often is successful for the fishermen who rely on bream, perch or roach. If you are interested in this IDE, you will have to make an extra effort to use a ghillie suit, hide in the Bush, or lie on the ground. In addition, you need to calculate the lure and choose the right way to play.
Summer as a nozzle for catching IDE use natural bait: bread bugs, moths, bugs, blue dragonflies, and other insects living in the vicinity of this lake. Among the most effective artificial imitation flies-mayfly and caddis (in late summer).
In large deep rivers IDE can travel and do not stay in favored by fisherman. To bait trophy fish requires the bait. Lure them steamed grains with the addition of hemp meal, or jingoistic grounds. Like the fish and bait from steamed rye crackers.
Choosing before fishing, to catch IDE, it is worth considering if in the river there are silver carp which is also like the peas, it can interfere with the evening and night. The ides on pea porridge can only catch the early birds.
Fishing for bullhead in the fall
With the beginning of the cold snap, the fish stops lazy day and goes hunting, choosing a place near the main jet of flow, most often under the drooping branches of willows and bushes. The biggest appetite she flares up at 10-11 am and 14-17 PM. At such moments, possible fishing for bullhead in the autumn for dragonflies, flies, crickets, grasshoppers, caterpillars and adult butterflies, as well as their skillful imitation.
By the end of September he ceased to be interested in emergent animals, and opens at the bottom of the hunting season on young carp fish. Therefore, fishermen in November catching IDE on spinning with spoon No. 00-1. And fall for this bait not only roaches, but also large adults.
Fishing for bullhead in the winter
According to L. P. Sabaneeva, IDE is one of the most resistant fish are able to survive without harm even sudden temperature fluctuations. So in the winter when the water remains enough oxygen, these fish continue an active life. Only in the most severe frost, or when the access of oxygen in water is extremely limited, the pack for a bit drowsy.
Winter fishing in the lakes-fishing enthusiasts prefer to organize according to the latest ice. At this time his attention is drawn to a small dark jigs and bloodworms, and bait is to use a mixture of plant-based. Among the living tips “rule” also maggots, beetles, worms, larvae burdock moth. Especially to taste have sandwiches of the delicacies in combination with the dough or porridge.
The most successful places for fishing the lakes in winter are close to snags. If those in the pond there, the fishermen themselves often flood their cargo to the proposed apartment settled fish. In the cold for IDE is characterized by sharp cuttings, but he’s eyeing the bait for quite a long time, so the most effective are the slow posting.
Given sakurazensen, the need to use a thin fishing line (core 0.3-0.4 mm) and the power of the IDE, should be careful when playing.
Tackle for catching IDE
Fishing for bullhead float rod
This method gives effect in turbid water, for example during the ice drift or flood. You need to use a thin fishing line (0,14 -0,25 mm for roaches, 0.3 mm for adults) and a light sensitive rod with a hook No. 4 or 5.
For catching IDE on the bait it is best to get a rod with a length of 5-7 m, to be able to throw the bait at a considerable distance, without arousing suspicion from wary fish.
Depending on the time of year, the bait placed in the water column (0,8 – 1 m deep), or directly on the bottom. The floats need to take spherical or ovate, with a noticeable antenna, weighing 2-3 g. Then they will behave on the course and locking bite “on the flood”.
Catching IDE on spinning
The anglers usually use a set of gear used for fishing for perch or Chub. Usually taken the rod with the test up to 25 kg, preferably up to 10 kg and a length of 2.6 – 3 m
Have to be sensitive, so the fishermen prefer monofilament and braided (0.12 to 0.16 m), retractable at 2500-3000. Often appropriate elongated spool. Leash it is best to take a metal with a protective accessories from the encroachments of the pike.
It is best to show a rotating baits, while plugs rarely seem to ides worthy prey, except the most petite 4-6 see Selected spinners should work well when fishing in the wiring IDE in a leisurely manner. If fishing is carried out in the thickets and snags, an important resource becomes the limiting gear.
Hooks for catching IDE should be as sharp, wear-resistant and strong. The Chinese model has successfully unbend even a small specimen.
Bite it very light and careful, so if you make a trip too early, hooked tip to lip the fish easily off the hook.
Tricks of fishing in the lakes
Experienced fishermen suggest:
- A large number of shells on the bottom – a clear sign that there are lodges IDE.
- For a good IDE biting when fishing you can reward her a handful of peas.
- “The catch – and feed”. Selected bait has to be present in the composition of the bait. For the full confidence it is necessary to add peas, but in the heat – even with the dill.
- Choosing live bait for catching bullhead feeder, prefer Rudd, roach, carp, bleak. Perch, ruffe and gobies – not your option.
- The fish always takes the bait the first cast. Give it time to evaluate your offer, change the bait and method the transaction. If no result, better to lose a few hours.
- Viviva fishing trophy IDE or just a roach, you need to be prepared for a strong resistance. Even in the air exhausted fish, shaking his head can clear.
- Of the cage with an open throat, the IDE will pop up in the blink of an eye. Be careful adding new fish to an indoor tank.
- Blooms the water in the river – fishing in the lakes has failed, and he sailed in a more oxygen-rich places.
- South-West and the South wind – a reason to count on a good catch.