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Well it's that time of year again, time to dust off the rod and real, clean up the fishing lures that you forgot about last year, and buy a new pair hip boots. That's right my friends, its fishing season. Time to get the beer in the cooler, load up the truck, hitch the boat, and get out to your favorite watering hole.One of the things I like to do at the start of a new fishing season is pick up some new tackle. You see, I've spent all winter surfing the Internet for the best deals on the latest worms, floats, rods, and reels. Why? Who else am I to blame for last year's failures? Who am I going to blame for the one that got away if not that lure that I had to buy at the start of last years season?
Read more: Let's go fishing, who's got the tacklebox?
Lets start with the basics, you need a clean solid work surface such as a bench, table, or desk, you will need a vise which will hold the various lures for drilling, filing, bending, and other operations. Almost any bench vise of good size will serve the purpose. Unless you have a permanent workbench, this vise doesn't have to be fastened to the table or desk until needed.A small anvil is also useful if you plan to make many metal lures or parts for such lures. It is used for cutting, bending, punching, and riveting. However, if you get a big bench vise of the machinist's or utility type you can use the anvil surface found on such vises. Or you can use a small block of iron with a smooth surface as a makeshift anvil.
Read more: Making Fishing Lures: Basic Tools Required - Part 1
The development of different types of lures, meant for catching various species of fish owes its origin to the evolution of fishing gear, accessories and the progression of the bass fishing industryA wide range of different types or classes of lures has flooded the market. All of them depend on the particular species of fish for which they have been made. Most of them are aimed at specific types excepting a few which can be used for a wide number of species.A list of typical lures used for fishing is given below.
Read more: How To Choose The Best Fishing Lures
Fishing is a sport that requires you to be prepared. Sure, you can grab any sort of stick, attach a rope to it and TRY to catch something. But, in today's wide world of products, you can do so much better and become that much more successful at fishing. There are several things that you'll need and that's what we will talk about here.First, what is fishing tackle? This is the equipment you'll need to get your bait out there. You don't need to spend a fortune on it, but what you should do is get the right products for your needs instead.
Read more: Fishing Tackle: How To Tackle Any Questions You Have
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