RF4 should be played by anyone that has a passing interesting in fishing/hunting/the outdoors, even if you don’t, but think you might. The areas you fish in are stunning, with additional wildlife noises that adds atmosphere.
This guide is intended to show players how to catch Gudgeon on Winding Rivulet.
This guide was written to show players of Russian fishing 4 how to catch Gudgeon in Winding Rivulet. Please remember that in our game fish might change spots and lures/baits over time. The spots that I will show you in this guide might not work in the future and the same goes for lures and baits that I used in this guide.
The gudgeon is a small fish, its size seldom exceeds 15 cm.Trophy gudgeon caught by me 2018-12-21
Gear and Setup
Firstly let’s talk about my gear, setups and rigs that I used. I used fixed line and slider rigs on my telescopic rods. Both of these rigs works just fine for catching gudgeons. The hooks that I used ranged from size 24 to size 20 hooks. I didn’t use bigger hooks than that. The depth that I was going for were ranging from 20cm to 50cm depending on the bite rate. Every session I started with one rod with 20cm depth, one with 35cm and the last one at 50cm. I used the same bait for all rods at start. I was looking for a specific depth where my bite rate would be the best. Most of the time I managed to narrow down my depth to 25-30cm or 35-40cm and then I started playing around with my baits.
Secondly let’s talk about the spots that I used. In every screenshot of my spots you can see a red circle. That’s an area where I was casting my floats and allowed them to drift with the current until they reached their end of line. Once it reached that point I recasted that rod if it didn’t get a bite. And I just repeated that cicle over and over. Best spot with the best bite rate for me was Spot No.2 (86:103)
Overview of locations
Thirdly let’s talk about baits. The most common baits that I used in this guide were worms and bloodworms. Every fishing session I started using one of them until I found my desired fishing depth. After that I switched my baits. I had best bite rates while using worms, bloodworms and maggots. Garlic dough and Honey dough produced a decent bite rate with bigger gudgeons. Bite rate on casters wasn’t that good for me personally. Bite rate on caddisfly was too slow for my liking and it didn’t bring the results that I wanted. Redworms were a great choice for getting trophy gudgeon but that also brought me quite a few other species to the table.