Fishing for perch, tips and advice
We will focus on the representative of the perch family – the ruff. To meet this freshwater fishing lakes, rivers and ponds of Northern Asia and Europe, he gives the preference to fine gravel or sandy bottom.
The external structure
Color ruff must help him not to become a link in the food chain, namely, to help to avoid larger fish, without attracting special attention. Small flakes from ruff tightly abut each other, which makes his body rough and prickly. If you still encounter with large fish is inevitable, ruff sets in motion a sharp splayed fins and gills, turning into a prickly hedgehog, trying to scare their enemies. With environmental change, grey on his back with a greenish tinge and small spots of dark colors, it can change its intensity. Flanks light yellowish, and the abdomen is grayish hue. In the pond with bright water where the bottom is mostly sandy, coloration ruff is light and in turbid water where the bottom is muddy and dark, ruff will have a darker color.
Food and habitat of ruffs
What feeds ruff:
- do not hesitate to enjoy someone else’s egg,
- natural crustaceans,
- the vegetation of the pond.
Ruff is a predatory fish, therefore his diet of animal food, such as larvae, small fish, some representatives of crustaceans. The food he produces is not only close to the bottom, but on different natural structures located in the aquatic environment – bridges, dams, rafts and piles.
The dark, cool water and numerous bottom recess are his favorite place. Not afraid of a ruff and water currents, he deftly hiding behind various rocks, roots, snags.
Some tips for successful fishing
Best time for fishing this spring. During the spring flood, when the water from the shores, the fishermen gather in the way of a good catch. It is possible with the agility to catch ruffs, knowing how it behaves in its habitat and what it eats. During the spring floods, the fish are biting well and is more mobile in the water in the morning and daytime, and in summer in the morning and evening, it is less active.
Note to anglers!
By the fall of rockfish gather in large flocks, so this period brings a good catch, but in the winter it is a favorite object for fishermen.
It is necessary to pay special attention to the fishing gear to consider is a popular place for perch, and this is the bottom, respectively, and the nozzle should be appropriate, either to get to the bottom of the river, or not to touch the bottom up to 4 cm. As bait for perch you can use half rainwater or manure worms, in the absence of one or the other, you can use the bloodworms, with the bait, a clever fish, swallows whole and very deep and because of his laziness may not always pay attention to the bait floating above him. If fishing takes place on lakes and ponds, it is desirable to use a rod with a float. However, on the rivers ruff caught well and use gear with floats is not required. The rod must be light and long, with a hook of medium size, an elongated stalk and twine is preferable to use thin.
Fishing for perch anglers will take pleasure and will bring a huge catch, which will please family and friends!