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  1. 1. The Right Bait For A Bass Fishing expeditionDo you sometimes get tired of all the frozen meat and food you're getting at the grocery store? Doyou think you want to catch yourself some fresh food sometimes? Well if that's the case then fishingmight be for you, with this article you can learn the basics of fishing and how to catch fish foryourself.If you are new to fishing, it can help to learn the art of patience. Fishing is not a fast paced sport,and you might sit for hours before you even get a nibble. Learn to enjoy the peaceful time that youspend with a rod in your hand and the act of fishing will soon become an enjoyable one.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.When fishing you should remember that there is no particular type of lure that works for each and every kind of fish. Like people, eachfish has its own preference for food. You need to research before you go fishing so that you can sureto bait your hook with food that will appeal to the type of fish you are trying to catch.Consider heading out to fish during a full moon. A full moon has an impact on the water and canmake the fish more active. You also might find that there are less people on the water in theevening, meaning you have a better chance of making that big catch.If you are going to be using live bait to go fishing, be sure your bait is not kept in the sun for toolong. Most fish prefer bait that is cooler, rather than warmer. Have the bait kept in an insulatedcontainer until you are ready to use it.When it comes to freshwater trout fishing, it is advisable to use small fishing flies. The fishing fliesmimic a small insect landing on the waters surface. Many people that fish prefer brightly coloredflies to darker colored ones. The flies should be extremely small due to the size of the mouths ofmost trout.Patience is a very essential element in successful fishing. Some fishermen give up quickly if theydon't get a fish, even though it makes sense that it might take longer than that. You need to haveplenty of time and patience to become a skilled fisherman, so make sure you can make thecommitment before you start.Make sure you bring a fishing net next time you go fishing. Using a net makes it much easier tosecure jumpy fish. You have a better chance to show off your latest catch instead of telling anotherstory about the one that got away.Location is everything when you are fishing. Make sure you know when you are fishing somewherethat not only are there fish there, but that you are ready with the right techniques, and equipmentfor that specific location. Veteran fishermen are good people to talk to as well for finding greatlocations to go fishing.Consider heading out to fish during a full moon. A full moon has an impact on the water and can
  2. 2. make the fish more active. You also might find that there are less people on the water in theevening, meaning you have a better chance of making that big catch.Be patient! When it comes to good fishing, patience really is important. Do not expect to make a bigcatch the first hour you are there. Bring something with you to keep you occupied, a radio or a book,if you plan on fishing for a long time. Remember, good things come to those who wait.Make sure that you research the laws in your state so that you know everything that needs to bedone before a trip. Many states require you to have a fishing license before you are allowed to goonto the water. Most fishing areas have additional rules, so you need make sure you are aware of those as well.The best time to fish for most types of fresh water fish is at dawn and dusk. Get up early and startfishing the banks of a river, lake or pond, as the sun rises or sets. Also, depending on the time ofyear, observe the type of insect that is dominant, then try to match your lure to the insect.Carefully select your flies when fishing for trout. Bright colors, like orange and yellow, are attractiveto trout, especially in cloudy waters. Also select or make ones that appear to have hair or legs. Thisrealistic look will create a greater interest from the fish, and increase the likelihood of them biting.In general, most people who go fishing want to catch something. If you are one of those people, youare probably wondering what you can use to best ensure that you get the thrill of reeling somevariety of fish in so you don't go home empty handed. The most versatile bait which catches a largevariety of fish is the "earthworm" or "nightcrawler". Thread it on a small or medium sized hook andwait for a fish to start swimming away with it before you jerk your rod and set the hook.Remember, the sun is one of the strongest forces we encounter daily. When you are out on the waterall day without any shade it can be especially dangerous. For this reason it is necessary to use agood level of sunblock and consider wearing a hat at all times.
  3. 3. Even though this article has provided you withsome insightful knowledge on how to catch fishyou're still going to need to learn how to cooksome when you make your catches. If you applyall of the knowledge you gained here thencooking fish is definitely going to have to besomething you're going to need to learn becauseyou're going to be wheeling in plenty of food leftand right.