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CHUB

Fishing for Chub

Carp Fishing, Spinning, Coarse fishing, Fly fishing, Fresh water fishing, Game fishing, Ice fishing, Spearfishing


Tempting chub on chilly winter afternoon with a handful of maggots and a floating, trotting, maggot rig is a perfect way to spend a day outside, catching chub on light little tackle.

Chub are hungry, gregarious and will chomp anything that looks like food. It is a perfect fish to go for as a beginning angler, they hit bait often and improving the angler's abilities through a fast-action fishing experience.

Chub can grow to trophy sizes, making matured chub angler's brood over breaking their biggest chub yet; it is a lifelong illness. Chub respond well to small minnow bait, lures, nymphs, dry flies and small streamers; their diet is diversified and their group behavior generates fast feeding reactions to everything that goes by.

Chub will hug undercut, deep drop offs in the river, staying low, protected and in the feeding lane. Take your time learning the different techniques used around the world for chub fishing and find one that is your favorite.

Like fishing for carp, the information is endless!

Basic Info


Scientific name: Leuciscus cephalus

Size: up to 60 cm

Weight: up to 7 – 8 kg

Lifespan: 22 years

Methods: Carp Fishing, Spinning, Coarse fishing, Fly fishing, Fresh water fishing, Game fishing, Ice fishing, Spearfishing

Continent(s): Worldwide