How To Catch A Fish
Do you want to learn about how to catch a fish? There is a technique needed to have a good ratio of time spent to fish caught. It’s usually all about how many you come home with and how big they are when you spend the day at the lake, so make sure you have a good fishing technique to help you with your bragging.
You will need these items to go fishing:
- A fishing rod and reel
- A quiet legal fishing spot
- Food and drinks
- Bait and hooks
- A bucket or cooler for caught fish
- The first thing you have to do is pick a good location. To make sure that you are going to catch fish, find a good fishing spot that is quiet, accessible and a legal fishing area. Many people find themselves in trouble with the law when they simply sit down by the water and start fishing. There are licenses and land permissions to think about. Your best bet is to find a lake or camping ground that will allow fishing.
- Next, you have to have a good fishing rod and reel. When you go to the sporting goods store to purchase your rod and reel, do not feel embarrassed to try it out. Do not actually cast the line in the store, as you might hit someone. Make sure the grip is right for your hands and that you are actually buying a rod and reel made for whatever fishing you are going to do. There are automatic and manual reverse, saltwater, fresh, and even fly fishing rods and reels.
- You want to choose bait after you’ve figured out what you are fishing for. Worms are the best tried and true bait for fishing of any kind. The worm wiggles under the water and that is what draws the fish to the bait, the movement. Bass fishing has its own specialized bait but bugs that are still alive always work the best for other fish. The reason manufactured bait has become so popular is because many people do not know how to hook the live bait. Fish will not eat the bait if they can see the hook. Fish are not stupid; they do live in schools after all.
- Completely cover the hook with the worm or grasshopper so that none of the hook is showing. It is best to make sure that none of the bug is hanging off the hook even slightly, as the fish will then “nibble” at the bug and not fully bite down on it.
- When you are fully sure the bait is properly on the hook, cast your line. Pull the rod back and toss that hook as far out as you can. Let it sink and then slowly turn the reel until you have tightened the line enough to see if it moves. When it moves at least twice, pull the rod back hard. You might have just dug the hook deep into the fish’s mouth. Reel in the fish and you are done. You’re a fisherman.
What you need to remember when fishing is that it is a relaxing sport. You are meant to sit back and enjoy the quiet of nature.