|Tips on Lake Fishing for a Great Outdoor Experience
For many years, lake fish have been classified under three
general heads: game fish, food fish, and forage or bait fish.
The bass, trout, pike, pickerel, muskellunge, pike perch, etc.,
have been generally known as game fish because of their sporting
On the other hand, carp, suckers, some of the catfish, yellow
perch, etc., have been considered as food fish. While this
latter group has not been considered as furnishing the sport
that the so-called game fish do, nevertheless, it has a real
economic and recreational value.
Generally speaking, in lake fishing, words are really inadequate
when it comes to describing the correct procedure in casting.
The best way to learn how to cast is to go down to the beach,
watch an expert at work, and try to do likewise.
Nevertheless, lake fishing can really be fun and the novice will
quickly master the correct form in lake fishing. Therefore, to
further harness their craft, here are some tips that could help
the anglers on their lake fishing activity.
1. In lake fishing, as with other forms of fishing, a smooth,
snappy stroke is required but not as snappy as when snapping a
whip. This type of stroke will cause the loss of many flies.
2. Anglers should remember that it is the line that is cast, not
the fly. The fly is but a passenger, which is attached to the
3. Proper timing is an important factor on both the backcast and
4. Know the fish habitat and the kinds of fish that inhabit the
lakes. Some of them are the sunfish, and the small mouth black
These kinds of fish can usually be found hiding near some
submerged log or stump, or among the plants.
5. When catching big fish in the lake, it is best to use big,
sturdy rods. Big fish like the bass usually attain a weight of
12 pounds, which usually inhabits the lake or pond. The reason
why they grow really big is that in lakes or ponds, the food is
both abundant and very rich.
Hence, to handles these sizes, the ideal length and weight of
the rod is 8 Ĺ feet in length and from 4 to four and three
quarters of an ounce in weight.
Indeed, the fundamental principles in lake fishing are not
difficult to master and with little patience and practice, the
novice can become a successful angler in the lake.
About the author:
Jay is the web owner of http://www.fishing-in.net Fishing Lures, a website
that provides information and resources about fishing, tackle,
lures, and fishing trips. You can visit his website at:
http://www.fishing-in.net/Colorado Colorado Fishing
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