Capture Larger Fish With These Fishing Suggestion!

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  1. 1. Capture Larger Fish With These Fishing Suggestion!For some, the most relaxing way to spend a day is by sitting on a boat with just a fishing pole.Fishing can be a great tool for stress relief and clearing your mind. Keep reading for some greatideas for maximizing your next fishing trip.Don't blind the fish! While shiny lures are often very effective at attracting specific species, thereflection of the sun can blind a fish and send it swimming away. Matte lures can be equally aseffective while they won't scare off as many fish as a metallic lure would, so consider using bothwhen you fish.If you are looking at taking up fishing as a new hobby,the first thing you need to do is to invest in aquality grade rod and reel combination. Buying bad quality equipment will only discourage thefishing process if it breaks; however, it is not important that you buy the stop of the line to start witheither.Along with a camera, it is a good idea for catch and release fisherman to carry around a tapemeasure in their tackle box as well. This will allow you to properly measure your fish before yourelease it, giving you the option of creating a custom fish replica at a later date.Make sure that you are using the right type of bait for the fish in your area. Ask someone at the baitshop for a bit of help with this, if necessary. If you are using the wrong bait, even if it is a high-qualityand expensive bait, the fish won't be attracted to it.Anyone who goes fishing should have educate themselves on properly setting a hook. You will want ahook set that is fast, especially if you are lure fishing. You do not want to lose a fish after catching abite because your hook wasn't set well.
  2. 2. Many bass fishermen prefer to use grubswhich are light colored. Grubs that areyellow, white, salt and pepper, chartreuseand smoke are extremely effective. Grubswhich are translucent tend to have metal-coloredflocks in them, which causes lightto reflect, helping you to increase yourchances in catching fish. You can also tryhttp://www.dgif.virginia.gov/fishing/ using agrub that is colored similarly to the waterin order to catch more fish.Be quiet and patient. Fish can pick up even relatively soft sounds under water, so blasting a radio ortalking loudly may chase them away. Plan to spend a significant amount of time sitting still in onespot. Moving around on the water too much won't increase your chances of catching something.Bring a spice bottle of garlic powder with you when you go out on a fishing trip. Pour some on one ofyour hands, and rub them together. Garlic covers everything, and it is a great way to alleviate yourconcerns about the "fish smell" and just enjoy your trip.Talk to the locals. If you are fishing in a new area, talk to the local fishermen, in the hope that theywill share information with you. Another great place to get advice about where to catch the most fishis at a bait and tackle shop - just make sure to buy plenty of equipment before asking forrecommendations!Smallmouth bass and walleye are particularly particular with regards to any live bait you may use. Itis a good idea to have a variety of different baits, so make sure you always include a few leeches.Leeches can be kept alive overnight if kept in a ventilated container, such as a Styrofoam cooler,with a few inches of water in the bottom.Do your best to not waste the fish you catch. It always brings a lot of joy when bringing home a largebucket of fish, however, if you are not going to eat them all, it is just a big waste. If you have aparticularly good day, consider releasing some of your fish, or find some friends to share them with.It is always prudent to only pack the essentials. Lugging your huge tackle box with every piece ofequipment you have ever bought is unnecessary and cumbersome. You will be more mobile if you
  3. 3. travel light with only the tackle and equipment you need for today.If you are planning on fishing at night, always bring a spotlight and flashlight on your trip. Thisdevice will help you to see the water more clearly, especially if you information on fishing are in amurky area. Also, a flashlight is important if you are in a dark area and are trying to navigate yourpath on the water.Remember not to litter when you're fishing. Fish stay away from areas of the water with trash inthem. This will decrease the chance of you, or anyone else, catching fish.Worms and night crawlers are perfect for bait when you are perch fishing. Perch tend to be naturallyattracted to these kinds of bait since they are found in their natural habitats. Fresh bait is the mostpopular choice for perch, but artificial bait can be effective as well.Learn how to tie a variety of different knots quickly and easily. If you practice this skill while athome and master it, then you are able to effectively tie the type of knots you need while you arefishing. This saves you time and makes your success more likely.It makes no difference whether or not you've ever been fishing before now. No matter how good youare, fishing is fun. Remember that everyone can improve their fishing skills. Just make acommitment to learning and focus on your goals.