Venezuela is one of the best and most visited places for sport fishing in the world. Here is a great opportunity, both for marine and for freshwater fishing.
Based on the opinions of most anglers, the best fishing occurs in Venezuela on lake Guri. Lake Guri is one of the largest artificial lakes in the world (about 175 km long and 48 km wide). It appeared in the construction of a dam on the river Caroni, a tributary of the great Orinoco. Favorable ecological situation and perfect conditions for fish to have made this place very popular among fishing enthusiasts from all over the world. Of special interest on the lake is fishing in a strong and aggressive tropical peacock bass pavón (average specimen weighs about 5 kg) and predatory fish Paru – distant relative of the piranha that inhabit the Amazon and Orinoco.
Another popular fishing spot in Venezuela is located in the district of waterfalls ARIMA (river Paragua), in the state of Bolivar in South-East of the country. Here you catch Paro and Aymara. It was here that they caught the largest specimen of Para (weight was 17.8 kg) and thus set a world record IGFA. The best time for fishing is from January to may. Continue reading
The fish fauna of the Black sea is peculiar. The class of fishes that includes about 20 000 species, is divided into two sharply distinct branches — the cartilaginous and bony fish. In the Black sea are mainly of bony fish and only four cartilaginous family: cat sharks, prickly sharks, common stingrays and stingrays. Out of 167 species of sea fish of 37 species is primarily freshwater, 27 – 103 and brackish – marine. A significant part of the primary freshwater species that live in coastal lakes and river estuaries, can tolerate some salinization of water. Many of them (several species of herring, almost all servie fish, etc.) are semi-migratory and passage species, and some species are fully adapted to marine conditions of life.
Most of the group of brackish-water fishes of marine origin can withstand large desalination, and others (several species of gobies, etc.) live in fresh water. It is autochthonous relict species characteristic of the Ponto-Caspian basin. Their origin is connected with seas that filled the black sea geosyncline during the Neogene. In the third group — marine fish — can distinguish Continue reading
Catfish is a large predator in our waters. His body is long, covered with small scales; the head is huge. In the mouth of small but very sharp teeth. In the upper jaw are a pair of long catfish mustache, and the bottom four UCA is shorter than the upper. Catfish can swallow prey which is sometimes little inferior to him in weight and volume. But most often, his food is bottom-dwelling small fish, crayfish and shellfish.
On sale usually arrives in catfish meat fillets. And cooking catfish recipes has a large number of, ways of cooking different. Mostly we cook at home dishes from the catfish fried in oil or baked in the oven with vegetables. Turns out very tasty catfish dishes that are prepared with fruit or spicy sauce.
Who has not tried catfish meat, does not even suspect, what he delicious meat. Catfish is a large predatory fish, but not many people know that the most delicious meat have fish of small size. And recipes with catfish of large sizes, limited only by meatballs, because a large catfish meat hard. Since ancient times in Russia were popular dishes from the catfish is from the tail of this huge fish, cooked fish cakes, fish pies and pies. In our country, the cooking of catfish has always been considered something special. Continue reading