1. Don’t skip doing your research.
Do a little research on fishing first, it will make for a more enjoyable time and you will be in for fewer (unpleasant) surprises. Reading up on fishing books will teach you a lot about fishing before you even pick up a pole.
2. Know the basic procedures.
After a spot of reading and research you can make a start with some pre-fishing skills, for instance, before you are drifting in your boat it might be useful for you to be practiced in casting your line, tying knots and being familiar with such tasks as adding fishing bait to hooks.
3. Select equipment that is right for you.
If you are just beginning to cast, you can get benefited from this specific, simpler form of rod and reels.
Those new to fishing tend to benefit the most from certain rods and reels which are simpler for people are just learning to cast. Open-faced fishing reels are not a good idea for someone who is a fishing novice.
4. Bait is the main course of fishing .
Prepare yourself well in advance as to which type of fish would be your target and the bait that you would be putting to attract them. For instance, catfish get attracted towards those bait that are made exclusively for them or the liver of raw chicken, whereas, bream fishes are fond of small insects like the cricket. Your fishing venture could get arduous if you use wrong bait.
5. Location, location, location.
It is easier to catch more fish when you locate has the perfect conditions for healthy, fast growing Fish.
6. Check the weather forecast.
A cloudy sky can be the most apt one for successful fishing trips! While a cloudy day tends to be more fruitful you can catch fish on any day.
7. Dress for success .
Basically, you need some boots! These come in handy for those times that you will have to unexpectedly wade into water to land your catch. Additionally, remember to put on plenty of layers in case there is a sudden weather change and also to keep you warm in the evening hours.
8. Make sure the fish aren’t the only ones being fed.
Bring a snack or lunch to make sure you’re nourished, especially if it’s your first time, as you may have to wait a while before you get your first bite..
9. Bug Spray!
Make sure you are not being snacked upon while you are fishing… remember the bug spray as you will invariably be close to various bugs, especially mosquitoes, and you want to remain itch free.
10. No kids, no worries!
Don’t bring small kids on your fishing trip as you may end up looking after them the whole time. Concentration is very important in order to be able to catch that whopper.
You will be catching fish in no time once you master these ten steps. You will soon be on your way to becoming a seasoned fisherman with many fine catches ahead, just invest a little knowledge, practice and patience, good luck!