Fishing can be a hobby or even, a career, which has fascinated people for ages. Being able to go out and easily catch prey, which you are then able to eat in a tasty meal is so much fun! This article will detail all you need to know to go out and enjoy fishing for yourself.
Sunscreen should be on the list of items you bring with you when fishing, regardless of temperature. Sunburn can quickly occur due to the reflection of the sun’s harmful rays off of the surface of the water.
Make time to check your fishing line on a regular basis to make sure that it has not frayed, knotted or kinked. If it is then cut away the offending piece and then re-knot it onto the lure. You do not want to be reeling in a fish only to have the line snap.
It is a great idea for all fishermen to carry a scale when out on fishing trips. You can never tell when you might catch a trophy fish, so it’s important that you carry a scale to weigh it, especially if you do catch and release.
To improve your success while fishing, avoid “hot spots” or busy fishing locales. You are more likely to catch fish in waters that haven’t been stirred up by other boats. If you must fish near others, use a different type or different color of bait to make your offer more appealing. Read the rest of this entry »