The Stickleback was once a fish in abundance, but now the quantities and locations of this species is in decline. The key to catching a Stickleback is the location you are fishing. They tend be found in shallow water in rivers or irrigation watercourses.
The best way to catch a stickleback is to use a child’s dipping net, although they can be caught on very light reel and rod tackle, with a hook size of around 26 required using small pieces of worm to attract the fish.
What is the British Record catch?
The British record caught Stickleback comes in at a size of 4dms.
What is the lifespan of a stickleback?
The lifespan of a Stickleback is between aproximately 3 – 5 years of age.
What type of water is best to catch a stickleback?
The best type of water to catch a Stickleback is in clear canals and irrigation watercourses.
What is the Lateral line scale count of a stickleback?
This species of fish do not tend to have proper scales and are usually smooth to the touch along the body.