Camping and fishing have always gone hand in hand. They’re like hot dogs and baseball games, campfires and marshmallows, or cheese puffs and pickles (try it sometime).
Here at KOA, we know the value of a relaxing weekend spent angling at the lake, stream, or river. Having the right equipment preparing for some of the curve balls Mother Nature is bound to throw your way can make a big impact on your experience.
So in the interest of making sure you don’t let “the Big One” get away, we’ve compiled some tips, tricks, and resources to make your fishing trip successful.
If you don’t currently own any fishing equipment and aren’t quite ready to take the wader-clad plunge, check with a local sporting goods store or tackle shop as they sometimes rent out fishing equipment.
Or maybe you’ve mulled it over and finally decided that now’s the time to purchase fishing equipment of your very own. Here are some tips to get you started:
Check out these sites for a little extra help:
If you already have equipment of your own, here’s a quick checklist to go over before you head out for the first time:
You’ve got your fishing hole of choice. Now…how exactly do you fish? Don’t worry; we have a couple of sites to help you figure it out. These sites are great resources for fledgling fishermen and aspiring anglers. They cover everything from how to handle a hook to how to ID your catch.
For those of you that might enjoy throwing around a fake bug on a string, check out Fly Anglers Online, a fantastic site for all of your fly fishing questions.
Watch this tutorial video on fishing basics to get you started. For more fishing tips from the Informative Fisherman visit his YouTube Channel.
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