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Video: May Fishing. May Is A Paradise For Anglers
May is the month of sun and spring heat. It is at this time that the most lively fish bite occurs. From the surface of the water, you can see how from the depths young shoots of reeds, reeds, cattails stretch towards the light. They form the first green islands.
Among this vegetation, they like to ambush pike. They have a post-spawning gorge. Every now and then a small fish scatters in a fan on the water - it is attacked by a toothy predator. May pike zhor is a real treat for the spinning player.
She actively takes both for spoons, wobblers, vibro-tails (Figure 1), twisters (Figure 2), tackles, and for various silicone and foam lures. In addition, pike is well caught on bottom tackle, circles and girders, using small live bait (especially carp and gudgeon). Perch, chub, asp are often caught on the bait intended for pike.
At the beginning of May, it still takes burbot for bottom gear. As the water temperature rises, the bite gradually dies down. May is perhaps the best time to catch a ruff. During this post-spawning period, the ruff actively grabs any animal attachment. And yet the most attractive nozzle for him is a red dung worm. Fishing in deep clay and silt pits, the favorite places of the ruff, is especially prey. Since the ruff is basically a bottom dweller, for its successful catching it is necessary that the nozzle touches the bottom.
May fishing for gudgeon is very successful. It begins as soon as the spring flood subsides and the water begins to clear up. Since the gudgeon lives mainly near the bottom, it is better that the nozzle (mainly small dung worm) is at the bottom or dragged along it.
In the second decade of May, sometimes a little later, in lakes and large bodies of water, as the water warms up, a steady bite of ide, bream, roach, crucian begins. Closer to the grass, pike continues to be actively caught on spoons, wobblers, mugs and girders. However, mostly small in size, the so-called "grass".
At the same time, with good water warming, in conditions of prolonged warm weather and with the beginning of flowering of the gardens, the larvae of the barnacle dragonfly begin to emerge in the grasses. This rather large insect - 2-3 centimeters in length, painted in dark brown or black color, is a tasty food for many species of fish.
They are excellently taken to the barracks: large roach, ide, chub, perch, silver bream, large crucian carp, rudd. The casara is harvested with small nets, sometimes collected from the stems of water lilies and reeds. Or they scoop out an ordinary bloodworm from the bottom together with silt. Store the nozzle in containers with frequently changed water or in wet cotton wool.
In the last decade of May, with the emergence of the third leaf on the birch and with the appearance of young oak leaves, a mass emergence of the May beetle (khrushch) occurs. Beetles can be caught with nets during their flight on quiet warm evenings, when they move in large numbers from place to place.
However, it is much easier to collect them under trees, especially at the edge of the forest. To do this, early enough in the morning, when the beetles have not yet emerged from their night torpor, shake the trunk of a birch or oak. And many beetles will fall from it to the ground. The beetles are stored in spacious ventilated boxes with birch or oak leaves. The May beetle, like its larva, is an excellent nozzle for both fly fishing and bottom and float fishing rods for asp, chub, ide. Fishing for these fish is especially successful in the evening and early morning. Beetles are also good for bait.
In the third decade of May, intensive biting of roach and chub on greens usually resumes. After spawning, the biting of crucian carp noticeably increases. He willingly takes on a worm, bloodworms, bread crumb. Although the crucian carp is slow, sluggish, but very sensitive and careful. In the absence or termination of biting, it can be attracted by bait with a pungent odor. For example, flavored with sunflower, camphor or anise oil.
A small float is placed on a fishing rod for catching crucian carp, and the tackle is thrown from a shelter closer to the grass. The nozzle is lowered shallowly, in a well-heated place in the reservoir. Crucian carp is very sensitive to weather changes. He bites briskly on a warm, quiet day. But atmospheric pressure, water temperature or wind direction will slightly change, the crucian carp disappears.