Fishing for carp in winter
Few people know that in the cold season it is possible purposefully to catch fish such as carp. Yes, you understood correctly, it was carp, despite the fact that it is a thermophilic representative of the aquatic environment. All people mistakenly believe that in winter this fish does not eat, and just standing still in the pits waiting, when the spring comes. All due to the fact that the diet of carp is significantly different from the summer. And the food it requires much less time in search of her reduced. If the summer fish paid search of food for 5-6 hours a day in the winter 20-30 mins to Calculate, when there will be a short day period of activity is quite difficult, besides there is no characteristic time of day (morning, afternoon or evening). It all depends on weather conditions, water temperature, ice thickness etc. it is Important to know the Parking place of carp.
So, where to look for carp in the winter? You can find it in the deepest places (minimum 2 meters) with a very low flow. But if there are snags, submerged stumps and branches — the chances of capture of Carpiquet in winter is significantly greater. The main observation and knowledge of the reservoir. If there is a deep sector with the fall into the water by the tree – don’t miss it. Fell a tree always forms under a funnel is a high probability that it is there (under the tree) settled for the winter carp group. Tackle not put on the pit and a short distance from 5-10 metres.
Fishing for carp ice fishing requires great endurance and patience, besides some training places. Holes need drilling so-called steps (at a depth of 1.5 m, 2 m, 2.5 m, etc.) on each of 2-3 (2 at a depth of 1.5 m-2 at a depth of 2.5 m, etc.) with a distance of 1 m between them. Preferably before fishing 3-4 days to make them solid foods (bread crumbs, maggots, boilies with different attractants). Since, as mentioned above, the diet of carp is not like in the summer, eliminate plant bait. Bet on maggots, the meat of crustaceans and mollusks. Now let’s talk about the gear. The rod should be fitted with a nod, spinning reel, fishing line diameter 0.1-0.12 mm, large jig drop. Head – maggot, Boyle. The bait should be put on the bottom, as carp in the winter does not dig into the silt.
Well, if there’s no ice – do not worry. You can catch carp from shore. Suitable summer carp tackle, only the line will need to change to a more thin (as was mentioned above, 0.1-0.12 mm). The hooks are small and thin. As the nozzle – maggot or boilie. And, of course, we should not forget about feeding.
In the winter, as noted, common carp readily feeds on warm and clear days than in cloudy. Extract to smoothly, do not make sudden movements. As a rule, it not strongly resist, because this time of year is a very lethargic lifestyle. And finally, another important tip – after each captured carp should be cut 5 meters of the line to the next process of luring is not over her cliff.