Spring fishing in the wiring

Given that the spring fishing often takes place on rivers, often with a very noticeable trend, the best choice is to use the Bolognese rods. Under such a loud, obviously Italian name it hides quite common telescopic rod with rings, equipped with a coil. It allows you to use it for fishing for the maximum possible area. Or, in other words – to catch in the wiring.

By the choice of the rod should be approached with great care. Spring day is long; the bait when fishing in the wiring at the stand will not put it in his hands all the time, and have to throw very often. Therefore, the rod must be light, slim and good “go to hand.” Quality rod distinguished by the presence of intermediate unloading sliding rings for fishing line. On top models is not less than two per whip and one for the next two tribes.

The presence of such rings unloads the top of the knee and allows you to make a curve bending rod the smoothest. Rod length is chosen depending on the reservoir, which will be fishing. For small rivers is best to choose a relatively short rod length of 4 – 5 meters. Far casting here is not required, and this length would be enough to control the snap. In addition, the banks of rivers are often densely overgrown with bushes and trees, so with a long fishing rod here is not without risk to cling to the branches.

An interesting option is the use of match rods with plug connection knees. The large number of crossing ring does not allow the fishing line to adhere to the rod blank and a small thickness allows it to comfortably use it in windy weather. It is a pity that the maximum length of fishing rods usually does not exceed 4.5 meters and harder to transport in the form of already equipped.

For more serious river makes sense to choose a rod longer something of the order of 6 – 7 meters. Casting may be needed here farther. And at a great distance from the shore to work with a floating rig it is more convenient long rod. This is especially true if we are talking about catching sirt, which rarely comes to shore and prefers the straight sections along the fairway, or large idea, which, even in the midst of spawning does not lose vigilance and adheres to the middle of the river.


A fishing reel is used in most cases inertia less. That it allows you to make confident with long casts even when using light equipment. The big plus is the presence of multi-position clutch, which allows the use of relatively thin leashes without fear of break them at a decent trophy. The coil also has to be easy, but it put the model very small size it is not necessary, because the with spools of small diameter fishing line goes fine and highly twisted rings and snap-speed ineffective after completing wiring is very small. Not bad fit and Match reel with a high transmission rate and shallow spool.

Option with inertia reel type is also possible, especially if used are heavy floats. But, in my opinion, it is better to leave to catch in the wiring of the boat, where, in principle, there is no need to perform any whatsoever casts and best revealed two main advantages of the inertia reel – minimum twisting line and the ability to gradually slow down the movement of equipment, just a little pressing a finger to reel drum.

The main fishing line is usually used with a diameter of 0.2 – 0.25 mm. A thicker monofilament considerably reduces the casting distance light rigs, it acts for more, plus it greatly sails in the wind. Float in such fishing is used to permanently secure on the line at two points. Options for moving floats and floats from one attachment point not very applicable. The depth of field typically spring catches in wiring, usually small, so accurate sliding float here is not needed. A float with a single point of attachment to the keel, while not creating unnecessary resistance in sweeps, just leaning on the line in the opposite direction, but do not allow to carry out a fundamental reception when fishing in the wiring.


Antenna float for fishing in the wiring should be bright, visible at a great distance and is not particularly thin, because Fishing is often done on a large and heavy attachment, such that the antenna will simply sink. The body shape of the float should provide a stable wiring even in a strong current, so it is better to abandon the elongated forms and prefer something similar to the classic “inverted drop” or “barrel”.

Antenna floats for fishing in the wiring

Long keel adds float stability, especially in windy conditions. Special attention should be paid to the fixing ring on the float crossing the body – while undercutting it experiences a heavy load, so it will not be superfluous additional glue. Carrying capacity of the float, as usual, is selected depending on the strength of the flow and the need to make long casts. In general, for the spring fishing in the wiring most suitable floats test 4 to 6 in large rivers and fishing on the strong jet is sometimes necessary to use larger floats up to 10 – 15 g


In the spring the fish, preparing to spawn, usually collected in large flocks and loses all caution. In addition, the biting is often very active, and there is no reason to tinker with for a long time by pulling each instance. So gear for spring fishing may be coarser than for catching the same fish at different times of the year. Accordingly, the thickness of the leash and the size of the hook are not worth smaller. But we must not forget that when choosing the size of the hook should be considered and what kind of nozzle to be used.

If we are going to catch on maggots, bloodworms or larva Caddis, it is quite suitable hook 14-16 rooms, and when catching a worm or bark is better to use the hook numbers 8-12, preferably – with a long forearm having notches, which prevent slipping nozzle. When fishing idea, chub or Syrt often used larva thistles, for which large attachment hooks 4 numbers must be used – 6. Sometimes success in the spring fishing can bring instead use small hooks light.

With regard to the thickness of a lead, it may be safely increased to 0.02 – 0.04 mm compared to the thickness of a lead to catch the same fish in the summer. Consequently, fishing for roach and dace will be optimal diameter of a lead of 0.12 – 0.14 mm and for larger and violently resisting ide, chub and, perhaps, the Sirt – 0.15 – 0.17 mm.

Joining lead to the main line through the quality it is necessary to swivel, as many types of nozzles when removing the snap turn into a small propeller buzzing furiously – and the leash is strongly twisted. Especially this sin attachment of two maggots. Interestingly, adding to them the third fellow sufferers solves this problem radically. Generally, in the spring, usually it works fine nozzle white, clearly visible in the murky waters of the flood.

That is why the grubs, bark beetle and larva of burdock are often used by fishermen and can achieve excellent results. In addition, these tips are well kept on the hook that allows you to make casts and continuously exhausting snap without worrying that the hook will be naked when overly sharp movements. And the fish are not averse to eat these larvae, especially in the spring, during the flood, they often fall into the water and become submerged to the inhabitants of the familiar and easy prey.

If the current is not very strong and distant casts is not required, good results often show a crumb of bread, not fitted on the smallest hook with a short forearm. This nozzle often brings very good results, but easily slips off the hook. In addition, you can use a variety of steamed beans, corn and peas, but it is a summer nozzle.

All the fish in the spring prefers “stay one’s stomach” in the literal sense, and animal heads generally show more consistent results. As an essential element of equipment highly desirable spring rubber boots with long tops. In general, all the gear for catching spring have to be compact and lightweight and comfortable to wear, because in search of fish often have to travel long distances over rough and spring tide flooded areas.

Successful fishing on the float rod involves the use of high quality and suitable for the location of bait. In principle, suitable for summer mix, but it is highly desirable to minimize the content of fragrances in them, because the water is still very cold. And the fish at this time of little interest feed spot per se – it has no particular appetite. So it makes no sense to place thoroughly upcoming battles large balls, better to feed little and often, to always maintain the fish to the point of interest in fishing. In addition, the bait must be visible in the muddy water of the spring, but light white spot at the bottom of the bait fish will unmask and it could scare away our potential prey.

Bait red

An interesting option is the use of bait is red, which is in the water and will be clearly visible, and, in my experience, will not scare away tending to spawning fish. But we must remember that, unlike the summer fishing, fishing in the spring to lure us liked the pond site is very difficult and often impossible. In fish during the spring stroke completely different priorities, it is confidently moving towards its goal of one known only to her underwater trails. And the main feature of bait at this time – and keep the interest.

Therefore one of the main components of success in such fishing – observation. We must try to understand, where the migration routes of fish, along a shore and the depth at which the fish passes – and try to determine where it can linger and accumulate for a short rest. Vending place to be for fishing on multiple postings without the use of bait. Only in the case of a positive result it makes sense to carefully overfeed him several small balls, to try to retain and strengthen the fish. Overall, the general principle – the spring is not looking for bait fish, and you are looking for active fish.

By the way, the experience, even in shallow rivers of the fish in the spring did not gravitate to the various pits and grooves. At this time, the water jets, currents and turbulence is more important than relief. The reason is clear; the fish at this time is not busy looking for their daily food, and minimization of energy costs when moving to the spawning grounds.

Very often, especially with the rise of water level and flow enhancing our potential prey prefers to move along the coast, flooded bushes, or last year’s grass. If there is anything like a suitable depth of these places makes sense to fish in the first place. Generally, flooded bushes in the spring of fish attracts like a magnet, especially clearly seen, if the fish is already quite ready to spawn.

So, we found ourselves on the banks of the river. But where do we need to begin to fully experience all the delights of spring fishing? First you need to tune in a positive way, to feel the closeness with nature and the beauty of the arrival of spring. Generally, the mood at the fishing is very important. As it may sound mystical, fish perfectly feels our condition and mood, and avoid contact with the gloomy mood and aggressive person. When we reached the peace of mind, you can begin to search for fish. It is necessary to take a view of the waters and try to determine the approximate bottom relief and the power flow.

It is important to understand whether it makes sense to catch in the middle of the river, on the fairway, or better to concentrate on fishing within the coastal zone. The first wiring should be done carefully, because even checked the site for can bring submerged debris, twigs and driftwood – and then break tackles cannot avoid. Depth initially exhibited so that the nozzle at the free swim was 3 – 5 cm above the bottom.

Its essence is that periodically slightly slowdown 9 gathering fishing line from the reel, the speed sailing equipment becomes smaller than the flow rate – and the fish have more time to notice and swallow the proposed nozzle. In addition, with the baited hook starts to move ahead of the gear elements and tempting range jets of water, causing the fish to attack. If we let our tooling along the shore, no further length of the rod, it is possible to apply the so-called rigid, up to a full stop of the float. In this case, it is advantageous to increase the depth of the bait to the hook, jig or less cut off from the bottom.

Success often brings a constant game of tackle that tough replaced free sailing equipment. The depth should be put in such a way that the nozzle is dragged along the bottom, then lifted over him for some distance, and was floating in the water column. Bites usually occur at the moment of separation of the nozzle from the bottom – fish always responds to stretching out of sight of their prey.

An interesting observation: before the spawning fish – especially roach reluctantly swims along the bottom surface itself. Apparently, her constant touch irritates the stomach, crowded eggs and milk on the bottom of the irregularities. Therefore, with fishing hook with a constant drawing nozzle unlike the daylight saving time is not always successful.

Very good, if you can find a convenient platform from which to start our tooling along the flooded coastal bushes. Fish kept in such places very willingly, and competitors, even if they see that you have successfully started to catch, you cannot stop, stopped by a wall of lush spring shoots. Accordingly, the fish scare in the wiring path, no one can, even if it will be held along the shore. This is particularly important for catching cautious and coveted fish, dream of any fisherman – idea.

Good places for fishing, especially in the beginning of the spring travel can be found near a large body of water where the river flows into the selected contact. Large rivers and lakes warm up for very long, so the fish are very attracted by a little more than hot water small rivers. Especially if the latter take place in open spaces, and the last day was sunny weather. The water in both reservoirs seems equally cold, but these fish a couple degrees difference is a powerful incentive to start spawning.

I will share an interesting observation when fishing for roach. If spawning fish has already started, for our weak stream, and the banks are flooded floods, sometimes there is a very amusing picture. Early in the morning, especially if the night was cold, the whole fish is in line at a depth where the good is caught well in response to the bait.

But it is necessary to climb the spring sun, the water, flooding the coast and thoroughly cooled down for the night, immediately begins to warm. All fish from the bed rushes in shallow water in the flooded bushes and grass, and good fishing in the stream, in general, ends. Starving over the winter, gathered in large schools for spawning, the fish almost always begins actively pecking at a variety of gear types.

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