It is often asked and the main question of amateur fishermen. And one of them how to catch carp in a pond? What is the technique of catching this careful and robust fish? In early summer this is especially true when almost any fish is found quickly.
Carp – a family of carp, is a cultural form of sazan. There are different varieties of this fish – mirror, bare and scaly. It is unpretentious, fast-growing and thermophilic fish, which can reach a weight of more than 12 kilograms.
Inhabiting in warm water
Carp inhabits in warm water. In summer it can live in water temperature up to 35С. The carp stop eating if the water
temperature drops below 14 ° C. It is active in the water temperature in the pond is 24-25 ° C. At the beginning of life it eats plankton, then begins to eat molluscs, larvae of aquatic insects, worms. Summer is the best time of year to catch carp in shallow water. The reason for this is that the main food for this fish is in shallow water – it is a caddisfly and a growing bloodworm.
At the hot noon the carp lies in the deepest places of the reservoir, where the water is colder, at night and the dawn after eating, it returns to the bank. In shallow areas of water bodies, carp usually is on the border with coastal vegetation as well as on overgrown vegetation in the bays. It is better to fish carp when the weather is warm cloudy, especially when a gentle breeze blows, until the sun rises at dawn, at noon a few hours and in the evening before sunset.
After a strong warm short-term rain, at any time of the day, you can observe active biting. In place of fishing, you need to throw in small portions of complementary foods in the form of a mixture of porridge and oilcake. To catch a giant carp is desirable to take as a bait several large insects, a bunch of earthworms, Archie meat, and also it is better to use a bottom fishing rod by spinning.
How to catch carp in a pond? Features.
On the pond catching carp requires adequately selected gear, bait and nozzles, which will be attractive for carp. Also, important role plays the chosen place, time and method of fishing. To get the maximum pleasure from catching this beautiful and robust fish, you need to prepare a simple float fishing rod. For complementary foods, you should make a mixture: oatmeal, cake and millet porridge, which should be thrown before catching in small portions, but not to feed the fish, but to attract it to the place of fishing.
For catching large fish with bait use cooked peas or corn, a large grain of boiled pearl barley, giant insects or a bunch of earthworms. In summer it is better to catch carp in shallow places in the pond, before sunrise in the morning, in the evening. And at noon it’s better to fish for one – one and a half hours at a deeper place.
On cloudy, warm days and after short rains the carp bite well on crumpled boiled potatoes with bread, slightly flavoured with vegetable oil. Successful fishing will be if you find an accessible place for casting a fishing rod at a grassy strip in the channel. Biting of the carp can be abrupt with the float without sinking to the side or drowning the float, in these cases, it is necessary to cut. So that there is no descent of the fish cut, you need to smoothly bring it to the shore, while trying to pull the fish to the surface of the water so that it swallows air. At the coast it is good to use a paddle when fishing a line should always be taught.