For burbot fishing in October
One of the predators of the night, causing an increased interest in the fishing lovers is the burbot. This fish has incredible cooking performance and is an exquisite dish which you can serve your household and friends. However, fishing for burbot is not so simple. To get a good catch it is possible only through knowledge and experience. The article tells about the ways of catching this nighttime predator, and how to achieve the desired result and sample fresh liver of burbot.
It should be noted that burbot is a freshwater representative of the cod fish living in the salty cold waters of seas and oceans. Like cod fish also prefer clear cold water. Distributed fish species in the Northern part of our country including St. Petersburg and Leningrad oblast. Preference burbot gives the rivers with a water temperature up to 12 – 13 degrees Celsius. When the temperature of the water more than 15 – 16 degrees, the fish goes to places where there is no sunlight and falls into a sleepy state, which can spend more than two weeks.
Based on the characteristics of life cycles, is to say that the month of October is most productive for anglers wanting to catch burbot. In October, as the temperature of water in rivers and other bodies of water below 10 degrees the fish begin to fatten, actively feeding and often gets the hook of the Fisher. Optimal fishing time is the period of evening twilight until 3 am. At this time, activity of burbot increased. It is also worth remembering that burbot particularly active during inclement weather, when rain and strong wind – it’s time to catch this fish.
Where to find burbot? The answer is quite simple, as burbot nocturnal predator, the day he’s hiding in shelters at the bottom of the river, such shelters are rock bottom with large boulders, deep holes with snags on the bottom, artificial waterworks, which combines depth with the presence of various concrete structures. Experienced anglers over the summer in the making of artificial rubble at the bottom of ponds in areas where the pit bordered by banks of sand or pebble bottom. Good material for the cover is the slate, during the summer, burbot olubowale such structures and lives in them. Since the beginning of active Zhora angler knows that in this place to throw gear.
To catch burbot used the bottom gear a feeder or a simple ground rod. Casting the lure is carried out at a distance of more than 40 – 50 meters, closer burbot suitable extremely rare. As bait anglers can use a wide Arsenal of baits. Burbot are biting as live bait and chunks of the fish meat, you can use frogs and leeches. Suitable as bait larvae of the may beetle, mole cricket. Actively burbot takes chicken liver or representatives of crustaceans (crabs and shrimp). The angler lover is to maximize the number of baits in the reservoir to identify the preference of fish experimentally and in time reacting and changing the bait, depending on the preferences of burbot. As live bait when fishing for burbot is to use a perch or minnow, probably perch, the rest of the fish — not the best option.