10 Freshwater Fishing Tips
Fishing in freshwater seems to be the choice for many fishermen and these 10 Freshwater Fishing Tips will help your next fishing trip go as smoothly as possible. All across the United States fish seem to feed the same in any freshwater. In this article, I will share with you 10 freshwater fishing tips that will help you catch the fish you desire. Simple and to the point tips that will help you catch a nice fish.
- Bait casting rod setups are great for freshwater fishing. Use 14 to 17 pound test line on your reel when trying to catch a nice sized bass.
- When fishing for bass in freshwater, make noise with your bait. Bass are attracted to noise and will most likely strike at it.
- Try not to fish during spawning time when freshwater fishing. Fish are less likely to feed off of anything you cast out there to them.
- Fish where there is heavy cover such as, fallen trees, weeds growing up along the banks, shaded areas along the banks. Fish will hide out in these areas.
- Try to use as much live bait as possible when freshwater fishing. Worms, shad, frogs, goldfish and crayfish seem to work great in most all freshwaters.
- Fishing for catfish should be done in cold waters, this is where the catfish love to hang out.
- Use heavy sinkers when fishing in areas that have a lot of snags.
- Know all the honey holes in the river you will be fishing.
- If fishing for catfish use lizard bait. Catfish will eat it up. My son had several hits off the lizard he used.
- Cut bait such as perch are great for freshwater fishing.