How to catch carp?
Carp — this freshwater led fish of the carp family. He has a bony, strong, slightly elongated body covered with scales, dark yellow-Golden color. Depending on the age, carp are different sizes. Their weight reaches up to 40 kg. Maturation occurs on a 3 or 5 year life. Spawning takes place in shallow waters with a water temperature not less than +18. One female can lay 60 to 150 thousand berries.
Do not confuse carp carp. Carp is longer and thicker than carp and has a different color. In addition, this fish has 4 short and thick antennae large, yellow lips. The dorsal fin has a wider than other members of the family Cyprinidae. It is located across the rear part of the back. The main habitat of the carp rates. Often, however, this fish swims in lakes and rivers. In winter, catch carp is meaningless. In the winter his body is covered with a thick layer of mucus, he falls into a major pit becomes active and practically eats. «Wakes up» he’s with the advent of the spring floods. Catch carp after the spawning period from June to September. Best of all, he pecks at the beginning of haymaking. For fishing to anglers it is better to use a ground rod or float rod. Fishing line should have a thickness of 0.4 to 0.7 millimeters. Rooms hooks from 7 to 12.
When fishing for carp the frequency of the bite depends on many factors, main of which is the weather. When severe weather changes the frequency of the biting weakens or ends completely. Old fishermen know that the fish bite well during the storm or in warm, cloudy weather with small rain. Carp are less likely to bite during heavy rain or prolonged heat.
If you do pre-feeding of meal worms, boiled potatoes or millet, the fishing success is guaranteed. To catch the carp it is necessary at dawn, as the evening bite will be worse than the morning. For catching larger fish, use the fishing rod with a reel that allows you to «pull» force in them.
The carp are very cautious fish. Therefore, when fishing plays a big role on the leash. A good catch can be achieved by using thin, barely visible leash. His strength should be slightly less than the main fishing line. Bright and large float scares the fish. Before fishing for carp it is necessary to take good care of the bait. Better to take the nozzle, is of vegetable origin. Of cereals it is better to apply steamed out grains of barley, rye, corn, wheat, peas and beans. A good head will be boiled potatoes. For the nozzle it is necessary to take large grains, which should be well boiled thoroughly in milk. Small grains are placed on a hook «spin» in the amount of 2-3 pieces.
Perfect bait for carp is millet porridge. To prepare it it is necessary from wheat of high quality, which first need to sift several times to rinse. Pour in a saucepan 1 Cup millet and pour two cups of water. To cook it need to the point when it will completely fall apart. After that mess should grind before the formation of solid mass that you want to cover and leave for 2-3 hours in the oven easy. Periodically the mess you need to remove from the oven and press it in the pan. Then put it in a cool, dry area where it will be stored during the week. Shortly before the fishing millet, cut the dough into small cubes, or download them into balls. Fishing strung them on hooks №4-5. This head in the water does not get soggy. The use of other baits should remember that they should be first and foremost delicious and tasty for carp. To help you in this addition to the attachment of aromatic substances — fennel, anise, camphor, refined sunflower oil etc. Only need to add a little, otherwise they won’t bite.
In the rich vegetation of ponds, carp is the perfect bite on dung or earth worms and other live bait. Nozzle should completely hide the hook.
Carp are very strong fish. Large specimens can accelerate and pull the trigger. When cutting the fish reaches the snags, the pool or the middle of the pond. The angler must make the carp away and raise it above the water so he can gulp air and thus dislodge it from power. Therefore, the best choice is the rod and reel.