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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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    Lou's Tackle
    906 8th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602
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    (814) 949-0385
    User Review: "Must visit, they understand what customer service is. Not that ur just money walking through the door. Keep up the good work"
    Erac Outdoor Outfitters
    3683 Route 394, Randolph, NY 14772
    Providing low prices on all of your bait needs and tackle. Live night crawlers and a variety of lures available for low prices. Sport fishing, recreational lake, ocean, or ice fishing supplies.
    (716) 358-9171
    Richs Bait & Tackle
    910 N Eagle Valley Rd, Howard, PA 16841
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    (814) 353-8829
    User Review: "We met the owners of this fine, small business, many years back! now, they have moved to a more accessible location and..." - Hilary Joseph (PA)
    Streamside Supply The
    12665 Route 119 Hwy N, Rochester Mills, PA 15771
    (724) 397-9294
    Allegheny Field & Stream
    2009 Pennsylvania Ave E, Warren, PA 16365
    (814) 726-7475
    Slaven's Country Cupboard
    26 Dairy Ln, Bradford, PA 16701
    (814) 362-2363
    Isenberg Karen
    218 Grandview Ave, Indiana, PA 15701
    (724) 463-2011
    Hydro-Silk Inc
    650 S 13th St, Indiana, PA 15701
    (724) 349-5322
    Keystone Bait & Tackle
    1096 State Route 210, Shelocta, PA 15774
    (724) 354-4422
    Goodman's Bait Tackle & Convenience
    1836 State Route 66, Ford City, PA 16226
    (724) 763-9519
    Jigger Wholesale
    5097 Georgetown Rd, Franklin, PA 16323
    (814) 437-6987
    Spectacular Sports Center
    125 W Main St, Frewsburg, NY 14738
    (716) 569-5114
    Butch's Bait & Tackle
    357 Freeport Rd, Freeport, PA 16229
    (724) 295-0011
    Campers Happy
    1690 Dime Rd, Vandergrift, PA 15690
    (724) 568-1156
    Miller's Hunting & Fishing Shoppe
    7468 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, PA 16630
    (814) 886-5060

    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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