|Fishing in Salt Water
There will always be challenges whether one decides to fish
either in the river or in the open sea. The important thing to
remember is to have patience waiting for the fish and doing your
best to catch it when it appears.
To be able to fish, a person needs to get a fishing license
since this is a requirement by law and the regulations regarding
fishing varies from one state to the other.
The first thing one needs for salt water fishing is a boat. It
can range from a simple row boat to a yacht. The size of this
vessel depends on how many people will join the trip.
For people who will do it in-shore, a 15 foot sailboat that
comes with a cuddy forward to serve as a shelter when it rains
should do the job. The boat should not be heavy and yet
adequately sturdy to not be swayed by the action of strong waves
or some bumps on the beach or on the rocks.
One should always try the edges of the perimeter first instead
of plopping bait or lure in the middle. This is because it will
scare the other fish away. By going through the sides first, one
will have a better chance of catching unsuspecting fish in the
If one decides to go "down below" some time, a cod-line is a
necessity for everybody to enjoy saltwater fishing. A perch-line
will also be good and if it's time for mackerel fishing, a
mackerel jig will be an excellent help.
The right time to start salt water fishing is on the ebb tide.
This should be during an early time of the morning to ensure
that the trip will be a productive one. This will put the tide
in one's favor and if the wind is light or not fair, this will
also help in going home quickly.
The best place to start fishing is going to a fishing ground
that is well known to the locals.
Many anglers who are too impatient move from one spot to another
which at times make these people miss a hotspot further
decreasing the chances of catching fish. It is advisable to cast
out a couple of times before moving on using different types of
bait. This should be done from the shallowest to the deepest
Sharks in the area can disrupt people from catching fish. By
pouring some fish blood on a paper towel or newspaper and
rolling it into a ball then casting it overboard, sharks will
follow the current and leave the area increasing the chances of
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