Last weekend, October 6-7, at the beach in Veliky Novgorod hosted the 2nd festival of fly fishing “Nov Fly”.
Fly fishing is a type of fishing in which,by using a specialized rod and cord, the bait (the fly) trapped in the water imitating an insect. Came this type of fishing is from England in the XV century. In Russia it is still not very popular, but in Siberia, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Veliky Novgorod competitions in fly fishing.
To the competition in Veliky Novgorod, which was held for the second time, was attended by fishermen from Russia, England, Ukraine and Finland. A total of 38 participants, among whom were the participants of the world Cup fly fishing. The fishermen competed in accuracy and casting distance, the fish they did not catch.
On Saturday there were a lot of spectators, they approached and asked: “Well, like, bite?”, and we were told that the fish we catch. The people with wondering eyes looked at us, said one of the participants.
As noted by a participant from the city of Kirov Maxim Kovyazin, fly fishing is good in that with one rod, you can catch any fish. “Fishing I got carried away with seven years, fly fishing have been doing for three years. It blends hobby into a profession. When you catch a fish on the fly, all happening before your eyes. The cord is in hand,sensations feel much more in comparison with fishing rod or spinning,” said Maxim. Continue reading
This term there are other uses, see Shark (disambiguation) .
Sharks (lat. Selachii )  is a superorder of cartilaginous fish ( Chondrichthyes ) belonging to the elasmobranch subclass ( Elasmobranchii ) and has the following distinctive features: elongated body, more or less torpedo-like shape, large heterocercal caudal fin, usually a large number of sharp teeth in each jaw  .
The skeleton of sharks is markedly different from the skeleton of a bony fish — it has no bones. and it is fully formed from cartilaginous tissue. In the skeleton there are the following departments:
Axial skeleton — the spine. educated numerous ampicillinum cartilaginous vertebrae ;
The skull with two divisions — the brain box and the skeleton of the mouth and Gill apparatus;
The paired appendages and girdles — pectoral and pelvic fins ;
Unpaired fins are, as a rule, caudal, anal and two dorsal fins. Continue reading
People are afraid of many things: heights, the dark, enclosed space, and the like. Our material is devoted to this subject of fear with which we meet not often. However, if you meet me, you will not forget already never. Let’s talk about the most dangerous fish in the world!
12. Large tiger fish is a ruthless predator, living mainly in the waters of the African Congo river.
This creature has a terrifying blue and yellow eyes and two rows of sharp 5-inch teeth — the perfect murder weapon! This fish is very well developed sight and hearing. Once recognizing the prey, the hunter accelerates to 100 km/h and will not miss it. From such prosecution to the victim, alas, can not escape. Fishing enthusiasts appreciate the process of catching a big tiger fish for the tension, excitement and always the heady taste of victory in case of a successful outcome!
11. Catfish that live in South and Southeast Asia, can be more than two meters long and weighing about a hundred pounds!
In India there is a tradition to burn the dead, and then give the ashes to the river water. Some huge fish were accustomed to feed on the remains of corpses. The researchers believe that it is the fact that catfish have taste this food, they often attack bathers, for the latter often ends in death!
10. Piraiba from the family of catfish inhabits the Amazon and other rivers of South America. Continue reading