Catching cancer in the winter
There is a perception that cancer is dormant in winter, and catch it hard enough. This is not so. On the contrary, in winter, successfully caught larger specimens than in the summer. Meat cancer, caught in winter, are much tastier and sweeter than the meat of the summer cancer.
Catch crayfish in the winter with special traps. This device is very effective, allowing to catch crayfish at any time of the year. And in the winter to catch on such tackle is much easier than in summer, because going out on the ice does not require boats to install them on the bottom of the reservoir.
The habitat of cancer in winter deeper waters, with gravel or stone bottom. During the thaw the cancer goes into smaller areas to feed, so like other inhabitants of the waters, the activity of crayfish is dependent on weather conditions. But even in the coldest time of the cancer is active, and the angler has all the guarantees to remain with their catch.
After determining the location of the installation gear you need to make a hole in the ice of the desired diameter. The diameter of the holes should not interfere with the installation rakolovki and not to impede the pulling tackle out of the water. It is very important to ensure that the gear was set as it should be, otherwise the crabs will not get in rakolovku.
Bait for catching cancer are the liver slices or pieces of fish. Also works well with mush & garlic. This lure is most famous for catching cancer at rakolovku.
After the gear is installed, you need to wait some time. In order to understand, how many in the pond crawfish, enough to withstand a tackle approximately a couple of hours, then check. If cancers a lot, then with the same frequency to catch them. If cancers little or none at all, you can leave gear overnight. It happens that the cancer aktiviziruyutsya night and in the morning you can get a pretty nice catch.
Cancers love the clean and running water. Preference is the bottom edge, and a clay bottom. In such places crabs live in burrows and scent of food, run to rakolovki. Also crayfish love to hide in the rocks. The depth of the crayfishing better to choose based on temperature. In extreme cold worth catching on the deeper parts of the reservoir, pits and depressions. During the thaw it is better to give preference to fishing at a depth of six metres.
During severe frosts it is important that the hole, where there is a tackle, not frozen, otherwise get a tackle will be rather problematic. To prevent this trouble hole hay Harbor, it slows down the process of ice formation.