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IDE is the most beautiful fish

IDE – fish of large, medium length up to half a metre, but specimens up to 70 cm in length. The weight of the IDE is 2-3 kg, individual fish weighed 6 and even 8 kg.

The beauty of the IDE is not quenched even after the catch, and the water make it irresistible: a massive body covered with large scales, a silvery color from the bottom of the fins gradually turns to black on the ridge. Complete the picture of red fins.

IDE is especially beautiful in spring, when Matt acquires a silver or Golden hue. He looks clumsy, but seasoned anglers know his strength and agility.
What to eat?
IDE omnivorous. The basis of its diet consists of worms, flying insects and their larvae. Also it willingly eats small molluscs and crustaceans, caviar, and summer will vary the usual menu algae. A Mature IDE like to eat tadpoles, small shushtari and even small fish fry.

It is noticed that especially inflames his appetite during the flowering viburnum and mass flight of dragonflies. Before leaving for the winter eats the IDE mostly the remains of algae.

The IDE avoids strong currents, he prefers the middle reaches and the depth of rivers with sand-gravel or clay bottom covered with a layer of silt pits after the rapids and below the dam, is found also in poluprecnik lakes, reservoirs kept closer to the mouths of rivers and in shallow waters. Loves this fish clearings among the algae after the rains comes to the confluence of streams and rivers, and examines the places at the shore that are in the shadow of overhanging bushes and trees. When bad weather comes to the shore in anticipation of a feed that doesn’t fit the wave.

IDE in their natural habitat

Interesting uses this clever fish human activities: for example, yahzee necessarily rush to the shore after a wave from a passing boat with a strong motor and especially boats hydrofoil: artificial surf washes away from the coastal soil of many larvae and worms, which the IDE catches with automatic water.
IDE feeds at night, in the fading twilight, and for an hour or two before dawn, making a break around midnight. Sunrise fish goes to the bottom, occasionally getting out to eat.

IDE is only active in the warmer months. With the onset of cold weather leaves for the winter in deep holes. In January and February at the IDE post, at this time it quite impossible to catch.

Live Zee flocks, settled, but very old specimens prefer to stay alone. The following video perfectly illustrates how the fish and method of fishing:

Puberty IDE occurs at age 4-6 years. He spawns in the shallows, in small rivers, going to this in large flocks in late April — early may, when the ice melts and the water temperature reaches 10 degrees. Sometimes in search of spawning swarms of ides migrate upstream considerable distances: there are cases when they walked up to 50 kilometers. Interestingly, in this period they observed a kind of hierarchy: first go to spawn large adults, medium-sized instances, and the roaches are patiently waiting for their turn. While yahzee well take small obstacles, and some of them are able to jump to a height of five feet and even a little higher.

If weather conditions are favourable, the spawning season may last only two days, and when changeable weather is delayed for a few weeks. Spawns IDE evening and early in the morning, on the course. Polutorametrovaya female IDE spawns more than 70 thousand eggs. Caviar the fine IDE, with millet grain. In warm weather the fish may spawn throughout the night and in the morning you can see how she jumps out of the water. The spawning of IDE is accompanied by a strong splashing. Spawned, the fish alone again slipping into normal habitats.

To catch the IDE strives every fisherman, because this is a Testament to not just luck but also patience, knowledge of the habits of the fish, ability to lure and bring – in short, a lot of skill.

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