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About paid reservoirs

Fishing on the payboards can be compared with fishing in an aquarium, there is no interest and excitement? Is it really?

Recently, a lot of fishing bases have appeared, where they take care of reservoirs properly, regularly stock them with different kinds of fish, create a convenient infrastructure for outdoor activities, fishing and work. Yes, that’s right, almost all fishing bases have in their assets not just sections of rivers, lakes, ponds assigned to them, but also houses, for fishermen to live in, areas for renting gear, boats, transport, of course, there is also the Internet. It is clear that not everything is at the highest level everywhere, there are simply stocked reservoirs that are periodically cleaned, but there are entire “fishing towns” ready to satisfy any client request. So, very often I have to hear that fishing in such places, usually referred to as either gratuities or simply – a fishing base, is fishing, which can be compared with fishing in an aquarium, that there is no interest and excitement.

Is it really? Here I want to reflect on this topic.
First of all, I want to say at once that a paid water reservoir (or a fishing base that provides services to fishermen) is not yet a guarantee that a person will remain with the catch. So, I have the experience of fishing in such reservoirs, albeit small, but there is. So, I remember going out to the trout lake, where, according to reviews on the Internet, a weighty trout always peeks off perfectly. We arrived at the scene, we were well met, finished with the nuances, but it was not possible to cut ourselves and feel the heavy trout on the hook normally. She just didn’t bite. It was a trifle, the trophy fish could not be seen. Caught a lot. As they say, and on the platnik it is necessary to solve the riddle of the bite.

Secondly, there are situations when you just want to sit comfortably and go fishing. And here the matter is not even in the catch, but in the comfort “near the water”, when you do not want to go somewhere, set up a place, etc. Naturally, you can always go to the “wild” reservoir, but the conditions of paid fishing suggest a good approach, cleanliness of the place.

A paid reservoir provides a good opportunity to work out new methods of catching, to test gear, so that you can safely go to the rivers and lakes with a certain skill. It’s like in a driving school: first you study at the circuit, and after, you leave on the road.

You must admit that with a frantic rhythm of life, it is not always possible to go somewhere far for fishing, to prepare everything in advance, and many people do not have much time. Some fishing bases operate according to the following principle: a person has arrived, and everything else is at the base. Sometimes, such reservoirs are the only way to fish without burdening yourself with the choice of gear, buying baits, etc. Of course, your gear is aerobatics, the opportunity to get out into nature is great, but not everyone has time for that. To some extent, a paid reservoir is already “sharpened” by the fact that there are tackles and fish to provide, and tackles, well, bite is already an unpredictable matter.

You can come to the paid reservoir with your family. Many go out to nature in families, but some of the payers in this regard are already equipped to receive children and family members, who no longer went fishing, but to go fishing. Clean, equipped places, a certain security, in which case, always close to the ambulance service. Anything can happen in nature, especially if the fisherman has left with his family and young children, who are interested in everything and who “investigate everything”.

But there is a minus in paid water
The main disadvantage for me is a large number of outsiders and onlookers. It is impossible to sit alone on a platnik, especially a popular one, to reflect on your own, and in parallel with this, also to go fishing. Although, I am sure that many even like it.

So which is better?
It seems to me that the statement of the question: “What is better: paid reservoirs or“ wild ”?” Is not entirely correct. They can not be compared with each other, well everywhere. Another thing is that properly equipping a paid reservoir, creating a service at the proper level is a great job, and for the time being, not all paid reservoirs can boast of it.

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