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Should each fishing net have a line inspector?
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Features of a small river
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From a boat on a forest river

Airborne tackle, which can be called a symbiosis of the feeder and side donkey. I have been using these simple and catchy tackles for years on small rivers with a rather strong course.

Heavy equipment onboard donok called “koltsovkoy.” These gears are most often used on large rivers, at least on the Volga, in the Volga region. And this is a very rational and practical tackle, since the leashes with hooks are constantly in the stream of bait washed out of the feeder. If for a fisherman with a feeder it is often the main task – to get relatively exactly to the same place by the feeder in order to create a background feed, then this problem is resolved. The bait is always near the lure. It is simply enveloped in a cloud of fragrant oil cake, grains of porridge, or, as it has now become fashionable, a special feeder bait, viscous and also fragrant. For catchability “koltsovka” was once banned. But this heavy rig, one trough of which can weigh more than a kilogram and contain a bucket of bait, is designed for great depths and strong currents at the fairway. In the conditions of shallow water and weak current – this is a rough and clumsy tackle, the hooks of which will constantly cling to the feeder, and the fish to keep clear of the boat with the angler.

From a boat on a forest river

But there are side gear, which can be called a symbiosis of the feeder and the side donkey.
I have been using these simple and catchy tackles for years on small rivers with a rather strong course. Their undoubted advantage over the feeder is that often the English donkee are not able to catch the most productive points on the river, at least on the forest river, where fallen trees lie in pit holes and where large fish usually stand. Most often, her parking places are in the summer heat and often in the period of warm autumn. The autumnal course is also inherent in small forest rivers, when any large “self-respecting” fish tends to accumulate fat for a long winter.

If you make an aiming throw with a feeder rod, then of course it is quite possible to put the feeder near the koryazhisty pit, especially if the angler with the feeder is experienced. But most likely the catchable fish trail will be located below the tree lying across the river, where whirlpools revolve from river streams breaking from the branches. And most often such a tree is slightly at an angle downstream. In this small creek formed by a fallen tree, it is impossible to throw from the opposite bank. And the fish is kept right here. The blows and slaps of tails are heard at dawns, and often, at a hot afternoon, they will turn out from under a tree tail, sprinkling silver splashes. Such places are usually chosen by a large ide. It happens and bream kept in the same pit. And recently a large silver crucian appeared in our places on the Great Kokshag, they say, a hybrid of carp and crucian carp. This carp, which reaches a kilogram weight or more, is noticeably different in habits from an ordinary slow-water relative. Rather, sazan breed looks through it: the same tendency to keep on flowing, and the same furious force. Apparently, this strong and large-scale “hybrid” from the Volga rose and caught on in our places. Once I came across similar crucians on the Volga fast-moving jets. I used to catch with Obi-3 near Sidelnikovsky island, pests and bream and large roach, and it happened that silver carp became prey. This was surprising at the beginning, as the lazy habits of a crucian who loves the quiet and warmth of the muddy ponds are known.

From a boat on a forest river

It is such carp-carp sausages that are better taken on the Big Kokshag under fallen trees. And here they can only be taken from the boat, the airborne donks mentioned above. And the largest come across in spring and autumn. More often, even in the fall, in the so-called “Indian summer”. Also in catches there is a rather large bream. Frequently poklevki ide. There are, of course, professional feeders who successfully catch all the same big fish from the shore, but each frog praises its own swamp: what the soul is for and what it is used to, it comes out to talk about it more nicely …

Principle of fishing
The principle of fishing here is also reminiscent of the Volga, where at first a heavy trough was suspended from the board upstream, and relatively light troughs on the fishing line, called “chuvashka” in our places, were dropped down from the other side. It is possible to say that this is a prototype of feeder equipment, only here the feeder is at the same time a sliding weight, below which there is an undergrowth with leads and hooks.

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