In the Amazon, there are over 3000 different species of fish.

Many of them were relatively small and were subject to the desires of avid hobbyists.

Along with them in rivers in the Amazon there is a huge amount of big fish that are the traditional object of fishing by local inhabitants.

The most famous fish of the Amazon – the piranha.


Advertised not only by the accounts of travelers, but also horror films, this predatory fish is the epitome of vampirism.

Indeed, capable of piranhas for ten minutes to leave from a small mammal only a picked clean skeleton.

The merit belongs to the widespread popularity of the red piranha is a bloodthirsty predator the gregarious, reaching half a meter in size.

But in the Amazon there are more than twenty species of piranha, many of which are exclusively phytophagous species.

As the object of fishing, the piranha is quite popular. Continue reading

Live bait for predatory fish fishing!

To catch predatory fish . it must somehow draw. For this the hook should fit the smaller fish, called bait fish . It can be ruff, gudgeon, verhovka, bleak, etc. For catfish and big pike might need a bigger bait fish (silver bream, roach, Zope). Mainly predatory fish of any size actively feeds on small fish ( optimal length 7 – 9 cm ). Perch, Zander, Chub, Bursch likes of liars: verhovka, bleak, loach, these bodies of water, bull. And only for the soma shape and size of bait does not matter. For the production of live bait can be used rod or melanocyte. Liars are preserved better in a box covered with a grid with a small cell that is in the water in a shaded place.

Before the fishing of the bait fish are selected and transferred to Cana ( special containers). They zhivtsov transported to the place of fishing. Kanu with the bait fish should be kept in the shade to prevent overheating. If the fish begin to float to the surface and grab a breath, so water needs to be replaced. Kanu for cooling can be covered with a wet cloth. During transportation in the winter the bottle with bait fish is necessary to insulate by wrapping them outside fabric and paper.

Not all liars are equally tenacious. Verhovazhye fish do not differ special durability, demand and quality water of sufficient oxygen content in it. More hardy goldfish and bottom fish. They are well stored and transported. Therefore,choosing live bait, you should consider: in what way, in what conditions and when will be fishing.

Bottom of bait fish are used only when catching predatory fish in polody or at the site of the reservoir, where there is a clean bottom. Continue reading

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