How to catch a sterlet?

Julia Agafonova
Julia Agafonova
October 28, 2014
How to catch a sterlet?

Since the sterlet is listed in the Red Book, the desire to catch it from any self-respecting fisherman has become almost the main task of every fishing season.

And while the decline in the number of sterlets in the reservoirs is suspended, and the fishermen honor the laws of fisheries and acquire licenses to catch them, it makes sense to talk about how to catch sterlet.

It is better to open the season for fishing for the sterlet in the rivers belonging to the basins of the Black, Azov, Baltic and Caspian Seas. This fish is also found on the Irtysh and Ob rivers. In order to fish for this tasty and easy-to-cook fish to be successful, go to the place of fishing better closer to the night. It is night fishing that gives a chance to catch a couple of individuals of winter or spring sterlet.

What to catch sterlet?

The main diet of sturgeon are the larvae, eggs of various breeds of fish or small crustaceans. Therefore, as a bait for sterlet, it is better to pick up a worm, and even better, fry or pieces of various raw fish, stuck with them for fishing.

If the task of fishing is to catch the large representatives of the river fauna, the fry is the best option of bait. Pierce him twice with a thin crochet and throw the tackle into the river. Places of casting bait - the pits of the rivers or their depth. Read more about the types of lures in the article What to catch sterlet.

Do not be amiss to feed the sterlet. The best and simplest bait: steamed oatmeal and feed in the ratio of 1: 1.

How to catch a sterlet?

The simplest and most effective tackle for catching sterlet is donka. With this tooling, an improved rubber shock absorber, you can bring home a pretty good catch. Strengthen the gear better catfish or carp rod. That's all. Now it’s enough to throw a snap into the habitat of the sterlet while waiting for the water level to drop and wait for a bite.