Fishing on the Gulf of Finland (on the dam): report
Fishing on the Gulf on the dam has always been in demand. Here every day there is such a crowd of fishermen that it is difficult to imagine. It affects not only the number of fans of fishing, but also the variety of gear and lures they use. Some prefer to catch the feeder donk, others do not change the float rod. Naturally, depending on the choice of the type of rod, the catch also depends, but this does not make fishing on the Gulf of Finland at the dam less exciting.
It is impressive that 99.99% of fishermen return home with their catch. Active bites of bream, roach, pike perch, and perch are noted here.
It is always interesting to catch on the dam, because it is impossible to predict what will fall on the hook.
Features of fishing on the dam in the Gulf of Finland
According to its construction, the dam is a complex structure, and its main purpose is to protect St. Petersburg from floods. Here lies the road connection between Peter Kronstadt. The total length of the structure is 24.5 km with four bridges with shutters,performing the function of permits for water and its inhabitants - fish, sent to spawn from the depths of the Gulf of Finland to the banks of the Neva River.
On the dam it bites equally well from the south and from the north. Some fishermen note the inactivity of poklevok, but it is easy to explain - a person just had no luck with the choice of location. And there are secret places even on the dam.
They go fishing in the Gulf of Finland on the dam and from the city side, located in the so-called "Marquise puddle", and from the side facing the sea. The location is chosen depending on the direction of the air flow - this is a popular practice among fishermen.
How to get to the dam?
To get to this popular place of fishing, and come here not only from the area, but also come from afar, you can drive up on your own car or find a company for fishing and come along with someone. The entrance here is good.
Parking is available: from the south and from the north. During times when biting is noted or fishing in the Gulf of Finland on the dike during the winter, during the active bite of smelt machines there is a lot of weight, so it is better to arrive in advance to find a good parking place, otherwise you will have to leave the car in the distance and haul all your fishing equipment .
What, how and when peck on the dam?
For those who love fishing in the warm season, summer is a great time to relax by the pond. At this time, the bite is unstable, especially if the water is too hot.
In the spring, after the convergence of ice, bite is weak, rarely observed. Some craftsmen - fishing enthusiasts on the dam of the Gulf of Finland in 2017 tried their hand at catching smelt on the donku with icebreakers. The result is unimpressive, but still better than nothing. In the period from late April to early May, white fish “wake up”: roach, bream, white bream. The activity of poklevok increases and is associated with the smooth heating of the water. It is good to meet the dawn and dawn at the dam for fishing.
Closer to the summer in the coastal parts of the dam, where aquatic vegetation in the abundance of roach and bream begins to spawn. Fishermen say that during this period there is an extreme activity of fish on the dam: the water is boiling, and the reeds are shaking. Spawning time is short - the greatest activity is observed when the nights are warm.
Why not bite?
Due to unlawful fishing of fish from reservoirs and cases of poaching, the Fish Supervision Authority actively monitors the state of stocking of reservoirs and the observance of fishing rules and its bans. Violations are immediately stopped. Contribute to this and the fishermen themselves.Found poaching networks burn, thus punishing violators.
Midsummer is the peak of activity not only of fish, but also of fishing enthusiasts themselves on the southern dam of the Gulf of Finland. At this time, come the rather well-known St. Petersburg white nights. At this time, the float is clearly visible regardless of the time of day. If the weather has let us down, and it is too cloudy outside, you can use special “fireflies” attached to the antenna of the rods to notice the bite. Bream best pecks at night. When most people enter the deep sleep phase, a period of activity begins in the fish.
When the cold comes, and the water gradually cools, the fish moves into the depths of the water, so the gear changes. Closer autumn begin to use feeder donkey for fishing. In general - it is a universal device for fishing on the dam. It is used by fishermen in 90% of cases. Float bait is postponed until the onset of spring, or expect calm calm weather.
Fishing on the dam: secrets
Catch without leaving far from the coast, swimming in a boat, sitting on a high parapet on a dam near the crossing.In these places, by the way, large specimens of perch and perch are found. Although the security service often chases fishing enthusiasts from a dam on the Gulf of Finland or does not allow fishermen at all.
Tackles are selected on the basis of location. For example, at the extreme permits, the depth of the reservoir is 2.9-4.9 meters, and near the middle can reach 7 meters in depth.
The catch is produced both at the water inlet and at its outlet. Experienced fishermen say that at the entrance bream bites better, and specimens are more weighty.
What should I take with me?
The landing net is the first thing you need to put in the car, going on a fishing trip to the dam. Large samples are difficult to pull ashore without special equipment, as the stone coast is covered with boulders, which can produce a hook and catch can break.
Lures and tackle take the most diverse. Basically, this is what the fisherman used to catch. Most prefer fishing on the dam of the Gulf of Finland in places where the water reaches the bottom and feeder, although there are also those who take float gear and even spinning rods.
Provided a review of fishing will be useful for those who are going to the bay and those who are simply interested in the general state of biting in different places at different times.
Fishing at any time is good - study, relax, enjoy!