Catching walleye in the Lower Volga

trophy25Zander is a predator of the perch family. This is one of the most popular fish from spinnings. It reaches a maximum size of 1.2 m length and 12 kg weight. Normally, fishermen have to deal with fanged robber weighing 2-4 kg and a length of 0.6-0.7 m. The characteristics of walleye – powerful canine teeth, pointed jaws and pull the striatum.

In the spring the most fish activity, turning into zhor observed before spawning. Once a flock, the fisherman can catch many large fanged predators. In the summer, for a good bite to accurately determine the water layer in which the predator hunts. Then bite will occur frequently. Night fishing starts in late summer and lasts until the severe cold. Late fall walleye caught on a jig in the deep channel edge, pits and whirlpools. In winter, the best walleye bite on the first ice, as well as in late winter and early spring.

Pike lives in clean rivers and lakes, which belong to the basins of the Black, Azov, Aral, Caspian and Baltic Seas. Do not live in waters with low oxygen content. Prefers enough warm water of 14 to 18ºC. Numerous walleye populations are found in the salted waters of the seas. In large and medium-sized rivers, as well as in flow-through ponds prefer to deep space at the bottom. Gravelly and sandy bottom, steep banks are favorite parking spot fish.

Home walleye spawning in different regions of the country is significantly different maturity. If the south ikromet can happen at the end of March, in the middle zone of spawning takes place in late May or early June. The spawning period is determined by the temperature of the water that must warm up to 7-10ºS. The marriage continues for a long period of time (3-4 weeks). Spawning takes place at night or at dawn at the grassy shores, in the mouths of the rivers flowing in shallow bays, ducts, Eric. The depth of spawning is from 0.5 to 4 m. Do not leave the fish in the flood inundated the place.

Young pike feeds mainly on insect larvae, worms, insects, fish fry. As the predator moves mainly on the feeding of fish fry. Fanged robber prefers uzkoteluyu prey, such as bleak, gudgeon, schuryat, dace, river lamprey. In the summer, perch willingly eats frogs and crayfish. In the fall gather in flocks and schools pursuing trifles.

Anglers catch walleye whole year. In the early winter of pervoledyu fanged should look at predruslovyh pits depth of 12-14 m. A promising destination for angling will be heaps of trees and bushes, snags. At the end of winter to catch walleye is best at the confluence of rivers and streams, leaving the oxbow lakes and bays that are adjacent to the bed. In the spring you need to look for a predator on the flats bordering the deep whirlpools and pits. Summer pike hiding in deep water and under fallen trees and boulders. In early autumn, interesting and catching capacity is night fishing on drops of depths and shallows. In late autumn, the fish caught in deep water.

For zander, like other predatory fish are used natural and artificial bait. The best live bait on them for ice fishing are: minnows, dace, carp. In open water, as live bait used: bleak, dace minnows, roaches, river lamprey. For a night of fishing can be used frogs and crayfish. Among the leading spinning lures in spring and autumn: soft silicone, foam, polyurethane foam fish, Spoons Lures. In the summer is better to catch walleye on crankbaits and turntables. In winter, the results show good vertical spinners and balances.