Choosing the right hook for a rig starts with the bait. The size and design of the hook both need to be considered. The wrong size will make you miss fish and the wrong design or type leads to the same conclusion. Choosing the right hook is not hard with a little thought. Since there is a hook for every conceivable application in fishing.
Tackle storage has come a long way in the last few decades. The toolbox and suitcase sized tackle boxes are no longer adequate for today’s angler. The old style boxes are heavy and bulky compared to the plano boxes available today in many sizes. A shore angler can even make use of the plano boxes utilizing a backpack. This frees up a hand to carry other items needed when going fishing.
Baitcaster reels are great tools for fisherman. The design of the reel gives unsurpassed performance compared to spinning reels. They allow the line to come off easier, weigh less, and are more durable. A good baitcaster will last many years also.
Buying fishing equipment as a beginner can be confusing. The options of rods, reels, lures and other tackle is boggling. Manufacturers have designed all the equipment to be specialized or so it seems. Selecting the right equipment takes a little knowledge.
What do you need to know about buying the right fishing rod? The answer is a lot more than most people think about. People pick up the rod and shake it to watch the flex and that does not tell you anything about the rod. Today’s fishing tackle is a high tech piece of fishing equipment.