Tackle box for catfish
Soma is not for nothing called a true aquatic predator of gigantic proportions – it can grow up to 5 meters in length and weigh more than 250 pounds. And to catch such a trophy is the dream of every angler. However, in most reservoirs it is possible to meet ordinary and catfish weighing up to 10 kilograms, to catch which is no less prestigious.
Since it prefers to conduct a night way of life, and fish for the purpose of catching better this time. Som lives in freshwater lakes and rivers of the European part of Russia, in the Caucasus it occurs in rivers and in lakes. In most cases, leads a benthic lifestyle, perfectly camouflaged at the bottom of the pond to catch their prey. The diet of catfish are other fish, shellfish, but in some cases, soms can be seduced to Pets and waterfowl.
Therefore, choosing tackle for catching catfish, you need to take into account all the features of the behavior of this fish. But the first and most important rule of training gear is that it should be the most robust of all the proposals, otherwise money will be wasted on the wrong equipment, and the angler, who com gone with part of the gear will bite your elbows so much. Lure for catfish and other predatory fish is a small fish, which can be peumatic the same pond.
Because the catfish lives at the bottom of ponds, the most common way of fishing is the use of bottom gear. Donkey, intended for catching of catfish shall be equipped with a fairly heavy sinker (at least 100-150 grams). KU clinging to the swivel leashes from braided fishing line (some anglers prefer to use metal wires). The main line should also be a braided fishing line. Hooks should choose, the tip of which is bent to the top. Thus it is necessary to count on a catch, the minimum weight starting with 10 pounds. You can take different kinds of hooks and in fishing process to change tactics. Rod for such gear should be the same as powerful for catching sea fish. and for the serious and long-term resistance worthy opponent.
Another variety of catching catfish is using traditional fishing rods. But here the tackle must be selected with substantial safety margin. Useful 3-meter rods, reels equipped with a strong clutch and big size of the spool. The cord on the reel should have a breaking load not less than 40 pounds. And the hooks need to be metallic and sharp, otherwise the catfish of enormous size easily pagnet and they will be off the hook.