The Deal With Bass Fishing Kits

Hooks

No bass fishing kit will be complete without a variety of fishing hooks. Many anglers don’t realize how important the hook is to your fishing success. This is especially true for the novice angler. Collect a variety of sizes and styles to make sure you are prepared for any one of the bass species you encounter. Make sure you have both long and short shank hooks. You will need both depending on which type of lure you are using. You need to also make sure that you only use sharp fishing hooks. If they become dull or rusted they should be replaced.

Extra Items

There are a variety of extra items that you will need to add to your fishing kit. These include a knife and a hook remover or a pair of pliers for removing hooks. You will need a way to hold the fish that you catch (if you plan on keeping them), extra fishing line, sinkers and a set of fish scales for weighing the fish you catch.

Bass fishing is a great way to spend your free time. There are several different species of bass including the largemouth, smallmouth, stripped bass, white bass and the flathead bass. Having the basic items listed above in your bass fishing kit will help you be prepared for any one of these species. After you have collected all of the necessities it is time to start collecting the items you want. It is suggested that when buying a tackle box that you buy one bigger than what you think you need. This way you will be able to add to it when new products become available or when you discover a new item that you want to try.

Bass fishing is lots of fun and very challenging. Bass can grow to some amazing sizes and the big ones will put up a fight that you will not soon forget. You can spend a relaxing day on the water enjoying all that nature has to offer while reeling in a nice catch. All you need to get started is your bass fishing kit.

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow bass fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on bass fishing since 2004.

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