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Beginner's Tips and Techniques For Bass Fishing

Jul 29, 2008
Fishing is a great hobby, being in nature and enjoying the challenges of catching some big fish. Bass fishing is a popular type of fishing and that is no wonder because it is a great sport to do and to experience. When you take the time to learn some tips and techniques and educate yourself in bass fishing, you can have great success with this sport.

There are many bass fishing clubs which you can join, and you can usually find them online, there is so much you can learn from more experienced bass fishers and most of the time they have days in the year when they meat to go bass fishing. On these days you can usually go fishing on someone else's boat and share the expenses you will make for the day.

These days are a wonderful way to find out if fishing is going to be a big part of your life or not, you learn if it is worth to buy your own boat or if it is something you just want to do now and again and renting a boat is more than enough.

Choosing your Equipment

Joining a bass fishing club is also pretty useful if you need advise about buying your equipment. The very first thing you should buy is your rod and that first step can be a very intimidating one, when you see all those thousands of rods in various weights, sizes and prizes that are available. It is nice if you have some help from more experienced bass fishers to choose from all those different options that will be staring at you from the shelves.

The next thing you need for bass fishing is also very important, the line. A good tip for a beginner is to start with a fairly inexpensive line, because you will make many mistakes when you are just starting out. An when you have your rod, line and reel you need to select some lures. And because there are thousands of bass fishing lures this also is not an easy choice.

There are a few lure types that are very popular for bass fishing, you can use working baits, these are best for deep water and are used as great search lures. There are prop baits and these tend to work best when there is a little bit of wind. The most popular of the beginner baits is the popper bait. These bright colored popper baits need to be used by casting the line and let it rest for a while and then pop it back. You need to experiment to see what works for you, but when you got the hang of it, you will be catching some serious bass.

That is also the best tip we can give you experiment with different kind of lures, learn from your fellow fishermen and have some fun doing so. Bass fishing is a very rewarding sport and it can be a great hobby, something you will really enjoy and make some friends in the mean time.
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Fishing is not for everyone. But when the fishing bug bites you it's hard to stop. Marcel Bernard was bitten by the fishing bug and wants to share his adventures with you so he can tell you all about free bass fishing games and maybe tell you about a bass fishing mexico
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