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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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    Council Grove Marina LLC
    1025 Lake Rd, Council Grove, KS 66846
    Our fishing bait and tackle company features slip rentals, boat rentals, fishing tackle and bait. We provide boat and RV storage, and an RV park with seasonal camping available and minor boat service.
    (620) 767-5924
    Straight Path Archery
    110 Ne Us Highway 24, Topeka, KS 66608
    (785) 233-3101
    Bait Hut
    715 Ne Us Highway 24, Topeka, KS 66608
    (785) 232-7400
    Lakebound Corner Store
    11149 39th St, Perry, KS 66073
    (785) 597-5256
    Martin's Bait
    1008 Mulberry St, Valley Falls, KS 66088
    (785) 945-3481
    Hook Set Tackle Co
    224 Main St, Paxico, KS 66526
    (785) 636-5374
    Sports Cache Bait
    321 Ames St, Baldwin City, KS 66006
    (785) 594-3622
    Brown's Bait & Tackle
    1000 S Payne St, Olathe, KS 66061
    (913) 764-8675
    Al's Bait & Tackle
    7830 Leavenworth Rd, Kansas City, KS 66109
    (913) 328-2248
    Derick's Bait & Tackle
    4700 Tuttle Creek Blvd, Manhattan, KS 66502
    (785) 587-9356
    L & L Pets
    621 Commercial St, Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 343-3398
    Bait Lyin County
    28 S Commercial St, Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 412-9604
    Arm Anchor
    11004 Nw River, Parkville, MO 64152
    (816) 216-1179
    John's Bait & Tackle
    501 N Union St, Council Grove, KS 66846
    (620) 767-7161
    R & J Bait
    1594 S 1300 Rd, Council Grove, KS 66846
    (620) 767-7880

    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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