The tench is a fish of the carp family, has a clumsy and slow-moving body with a very thick tail part of the body. The Lin bright red eyes, a small fleshy mouth with a small mustache, sitting in the corners. Small scales of the tench is covered with a thick growth of slime. Laziness is a characteristic Golden color, often with greenish. Generally its color is determined by the conditions of existence, where he lives, laziness, therefore, may vary in different shades. As a rule, lines that live in clear lakes with a color more yellow, and the lines that live in overgrown and shaded ponds are colored dark green and even black color.
The main habitat of this fish is South-West Siberia, southern and Central Russia. As a rule, the Ling lives in quiet waters overgrown with aquatic vegetation. It can be a good warm ilmenite, ponds, river bays, quiet backwaters of rivers and lakes. Laziness likes clean and quiet water with a scarcely perceptible current. Of aquatic vegetation Lin prefers cane reeds, and especially the pondweed, which is popularly called goroshnitsa. When this laziness occurs only where there is mud bottom. It too lazy most of the time looking for food, digging the mud in search of bloodworms and worms. Also, the tench feeds on mud and aquatic vegetation. It is with great pleasure laziness may burrow in the mud or the mire for a while and show no signs of life. This fish is lazy, lethargic and sedentary, so Ling lives in one place, and if it is safe, laziness grows to a considerable size. The weight of the line can reach 7-8 kg and a length of 60-70 cm.
Lin avoids the cold and fast water, and loves grassy and heat, so kept in ponds and lakes, with reeds and rushes, in the river bays and channels. He is not afraid of brackish water.
This is a very lazy and lethargic fish, slow in their movements and lives always in a constant place of a pond or river. The tench feeds on worms, digging in the viscous shadows, as well as aquatic plants and mud. Only in the evening, night and morning, he goes to clean water.
The spawning of the tench continue for two to three weeks. Eggs develop faster than any fish in less than a week. Eggs develop at a temperature of 20 – 23 degrees C.
Young molting Golden color, grow quite quickly.
The bulk of the line starts to get caught on fishing rods, in late spring and early summer, and in the face and vertices – during spawning. In August and September starts the autumn bite, which lasts about a week. The best time to catch tench is not very early in the morning, sometimes it can bite and from sunset to dusk.
Big impact on the bite has weather. Lin is very sensitive to cold. When the pressure biting sharply reduced. The best weather to fish is considered to be cloudy, warm weather.
Lin caught on bloodworms, crayfish and other animals of the nozzle. In Russia tench are caught mainly on float fishing rods. The hook is considered the best No. 5, the shape of the hook does not matter. The float should be very sensitive, with a good cargo. Bite Lin different from the others. The float will swing first, as if touched by a fish, then goes to the side and then sinking. Strike as soon as the float would move to the side, bait in the direction opposite to the movement of the float.
Bite Ling periods. The best bite occurs before spawning, depending on the climatic conditions may take place from mid-may to mid-July. So, Lin is usually caught in April, may and then in late July and early August. Laziness and successfully caught from shore and from a boat. Morning and evening vygulivala fish near aquatic vegetation. It is worth noting that lazy couch potato and only runs the same routes, in finding which they can be successfully polunochnyy sh in the whole period. A very positive effect on Lin quiet and gloomy weather with warm rain. At this time Lin can peck all day. As bait for tench using bloodworms, snails, maggots, cleansed of cancer of the cervix, a red manure worm. And for bait suit porridge and cottage cheese, mixed with chopped worm.
Ling fish is strong, so are used for fishing light and elastic rods with float, fishing line strong, durable leash with a diameter of 20 mm and a very sturdy hook. The float should choose elongated. When throwing bait, it is best to hook it lightly touches the bottom. Bite Lin timidly and cautiously. The angler must exercise restraint and patience. First, the float begins to wiggle slightly, then the amplitude of his movements increases. Sometimes it can freeze. You need to strike when the float will go to the side, completely fall or go under water. The fact that at first I laziness the nozzle lips, trying to taste and only after such examination has swallowed it completely. Make cutting sharply and rapidly. Laziness is thick and strong lips, so the hook needs to punch them, otherwise the fish will break. Laziness resists very hard, sometimes stands on its head, so it is best to wait until lazy get tired and only then to pull it out of the water.
Lin caught and autumn, especially in warm and Sunny days. At this time, the fish fattened clean the bottom of lakes and rivers, but near must be the reeds or other aquatic vegetation. Very often at this time you can meet Lin in the snags. Laziness gradually fades into the depths, where from mid-November buries itself in mud, falls into a stupor and spends so until mid-April, and then again it is his activation. This fish has very tasty meat and high nutritional value. With sufficient dexterity, you can achieve the very large catches of tench.