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Fishing for Kids!


 

Fishing isn’t just for men, it’s is for women and kids as well! If you are not that experienced then this is the book for you!

 

  1. Types of bass                                            

  •     There are many types of bass, but the main type of bass that you will learn how to catch is going to be , a largemouth bass, Adult largemouth bass are individual fish they stay separate from other largemouth bass, although occasionally several bass will bunch up in areas with heavy food supplies. They are usually the apex predator in their habitat. They will hide between rocks, among water vegetation, or under roots and limbs of sunken trees, striking at their prey from the shadows. Bass prefer quiet, calm, and warm water but are very adaptable to other conditions. They are found in rivers, lakes, ponds, reservoirs, and streams.           EhOychhLTbZ31Ir7L0XqmptKcWlV3qheLGLLkGeX

  1. Understanding of the weather and which lures,food used to entice fish as prey, to use in those times. One of the most important things to know in the sport of fishing is the weather. The weather will play a great factor in the baits you need to throw as well as depth the fish will be and colors to use.  

  • It is really key to understand which baits to use in certain seasons. Seasons play a huge difference because the lures change, the water temperature changes, and when the water temperature changes the fish move to different depths. For spring and fall fishing you will most likely want to throw shallow baits(that go between 1ft-10ft under water) because the big bass will be close to the bank for the spawn(the birthing time for bass). Jigs, shallow crankbaits, jerkbaits, and topwater lures.

q4j7v8FKKiWN6nLzjguLF909GYs_ZKo2AfBdPgsJ-Jerkbaits are supposed to imitate, a isolated shad (a small fish that may grow up to a 6in), most time when a bass see’s a big shad by itself it will attract it, which why it is really good to throw a jerkbait almost all year round.

bmA603sYIWhGGtmkwgPnj7Fs7ZWCHonWGMFqSwey- A buzzbait, which mimics a school of shad, it buzz’s on top of the water. Best used early in the morning and late in the evening.

 

e7PwZea9kKtY3skLLHCkE_P7okkiViazpAXx0Uw9-A jig, which represents a crawfish, to catch bigger fish use black and blue colors, but to catch more fish it would be more beneficial to use green and red colors to mimic smaller crawfish. Best used anytime of the day.

 

  • For winter fishing and summer fishing you will want to use finesse lures, which are small little lures. Some lures you should use during the winter and summer season would be a shaky head or senko, grub for smallmouth bass, jigs, wiggle warts more towards the winter season and not so much summer but you can catch some bass in the summer with a wiggle wart. In the summer you can also use plastic crawfish, you can throw it by itself, or match it up behind a jig.

XlybJcHhF5nPKDZsGJW14PPAiCMm9Z3CdiVr5eiv- If there's been one lure that has changed the face of fishing over the years, it's the Senko. With its wide range of uses and subtle natural action, the Senko has quickly become a favorite with anglers all over the world. The beauty of the Senko is in it's simplicity. The Senko may just look like a thick round plastic worm but the fall rate created from the large amount of salt impregnated in the body drives fish mad. When rigged weightless the Senko falls horizontally with a seductive side to side tail action. Try wacky rigging, which is putting the hook right through the middle of the body, or texas rigging, which is through the top then threading it around a back through middle of the body, experience the versatility and effectiveness a Senko provides.

KQ21z0UWw4xUGUbrASBZnPbcWfSR6Nn1XSvseXPd- Texas rigged senko

18Ra2CTxohDkCExswGvQwlVzEpJFqfaGSNJz-IKJ- A wacky rigged senko

JeeROnbZ6gs0XdftQlJ3PzLzkjMEki-1tLCCgyv9- A shaky head is basically a Texas rigged senko with a weighted head. The heads can be purchased at most tackle stores.    


 

  3.  Rod and reels

  • For beginners it would be better to use a spinning rod and reel, it's really easy to use. It is highly recommended for beginner anglers and kids. The basic gist of a spinning rod is that it's almost impossible to tangle the line up, unlike more experienced ways of fishing, you just flip the bail, which is what wraps the line around the reel, and just throw it out there.

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  • A baitcaster is a more experienced way to bass fish, but also harder than a spinning rod and reel. With a baitcaster the rod is more sturdy and is able to hook fish better. You can also cast more accurately and work baits better than other rods.

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4. Location

  • It is key to know what to do in certain locations. If you are at the lake it is much harder to catch bass then at a farm pond. Usually if you are fishing a lake or river you will want to use bigger lures because the fish will want to go after bigger meals. In ponds you will most likely want to throw a frog which is always a go to lure when fishing ponds, or a senko because it kind of looks like a snake. Adult largemouth bass prefer to feed on small fish like perch, sunfish, and minnows. However, they are also known to eat crayfish, insects, frogs, and even small aquatic birds. So mostly in lakes they will go after perch, sunfish, and minnows. Mostly in ponds it is basically whatever they can get in their mouth. To try and match the perch, sunfish, and minnows it would be good to use crankbaits.

tLVhcd4J2K6nQ6ndxt8kAYOTyyXXh24MZ1ToE6yu-This is a crankbait, they mock a sunfish, bluegill, and minnows. They come in many different colors and sizes.

slEBsO_F3j1Or0rLpm81XVwRUQZnvdBVOjxAHCTC- This is a topwater frog, it has action like a young frog, which is a big part of a basses food source.

 

  

5. Confidence

  • In bass fishing one of or maybe even the biggest keys to succeed is being confident in your baits and your abilities. Not just bass fishing either, you need to always have confidence in yourself for what you are doing or saying. If you have the mindset that you are going to go to the water a catch a fish, more times than not you will catch one. But to also counter dictate that, you also have to fish your hardest and never quit even if the fish are not attacking your lure. If you go out and give 130% effort, results will pay off. Confidence is and will always be the most important thing in bass fishing.

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