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Key Fishing Bait and Tackle Words Defined

Whether you are going freshwater or saltwater fishing, it is important to have the right equipment for the fish you are trying to catch. Below are seven terms to be familiar with when shopping for fishing bait and tackle.

  • Bait - Placed on a fishing hook to attract and catch fish. Insects, small fish, and plastic bait are commonly used.
  • Lure - A device with hooks, attached to a fishing line, to catch fish. Lures are used to simulate the movement of a fish's natural prey.
  • Float - An object attached to a fishing line that floats on the water, dangling bait at a specific depth. Floats are also used as bite indicators, to let a fisher know something is happening to their hook or bait.
  • Sinker - A weight used on a fishing line to increase casting distance or the rate that bait sinks.
  • Line - A cord that is cast using a fishing rod and reeled in to catch fish. Lines come in different lengths and weights for different types of fishing.
  • Rod - A long, bendable pole used to cast a fishing line into the water, and reel in the line. Many rods are specially made for catching certain fish. For example, heavy-duty rods are required for carp fishing because carp are a very large and strong fish.
  • Tackle - All fishing equipment. Tackle includes baits and lures, floats and sinkers, hooks, lines, rods, and reels. Tackle is often stored in a tackle box, which may have trays or small compartments to keep gear organized.
  • Fly Fishing - A type of fishing that makes use of a special weighted line to cast lightweight bait, called a fly, into the water. Fly fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and trout is incredibly popular.
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    chuk's bait n tackle
    436 Boston Rd, Springfield, MA 01109
    Our shop is here to assist with all of your fishing bait and tackle needs. Different products we offer include warms and crawlers, hooks and lines, reels, kayak gear, and much more.
    (413) 783-3164
    Harbaugh Lures
    22 Malboeuf Road, Ware, MA 01082
    Our flies and lures have produced some great catches of various fish, from land-locked salmon to browns and steel head trout. Catch bass as well as ocean fish, sea bass, porgi, stripers and fluke easily.
    (413) 325-7728
    Erik's Mobile Bait
    6 Mort Ave, Keene, NH 03431
    Live fishing bait, we deliver live bat to your home. Providing a wide range of bait such as Minnows, Worms, Nightcrawlers & more. Onsite bait & tackle service for your next fishing trip.
    (603) 499-3131
    J & P Handcrafted Fishing Lures Flies and Gifts
    187 Bates Rd, Windsor, MA 01270
    (413) 684-1179
    Arrowhead Bait & Tackle
    1105 Mohawk Trl, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
    (413) 625-3090
    Round Back Bait and Tackle
    13 Hyde Hill Rd, Williamsburg, MA 01096
    (413) 268-0008
    Vermonttv.Net Inc
    8 University Way, Brattleboro, VT 05301
    (802) 254-8199
    Pipiones Sport Shop
    101 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376
    (413) 863-4246
    Hudson River Bait & Tackle
    85 South St, Rensselaer, NY 12144
    (518) 462-2248
    JD Innovations
    Rensselaer, NY 12144
    (855) 764-3606
    Conroy's Bait Supply
    711 19th St, Watervliet, NY 12189
    (518) 273-2582
    Gresty Lawrence F & Mary Ann
    30 Northwest Rd, Westfield, MA 01085
    (413) 562-4211
    Flagg's Fly & Tackle
    189 Daniel Shays Hwy, Orange, MA 01364
    (978) 544-0034
    Lakeside Bait & Tackle Shop
    234 Keene Rd, Winchester, NH 03470
    (603) 239-6628
    Winter's Auto & Sports Accessories Inc
    335 Fairview Ave, Hudson, NY 12534
    (518) 828-0678

    If you are going fishing, you are going to need the right bait and tackle. There are a lot of different kinds of fishing, from fly to deep sea, so you should have an idea of what you want to do before you go shopping. If you plan to fish in freshwater, you could be going after trout or catfish. You might also catch carp or even bass, which is found in both fresh and saltwater. You find freshwater fish in rivers and lakes. To catch any of these fish you will need a fishing pole with a good reel. You’ll also need a strong line and hooks. Your hooks might be on a lure, which is synthetic bait, or you might hide them in natural bait. You might find natural bait yourself, such as worms and minnows, or you can buy it frozen. When buying your tackle, which is what you call the gear you use to fish, you should keep in mind what you want to catch. For example, if you are fly fishing for trout, you will need to buy lures. If you are fishing for sea bass, you will need a strong rod. Like any sport, fishing requires a level of skill and endurance. You need to be comfortable assembling and using tackle, and you might need some knowledge of managing a boat or kayak to get to your desired location. You should also know how to tie proper knots on your hooks to keep the fish from getting away. Whether you are going after carp, trout or even bass, fishing is an enjoyable pastime.
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