One of the most important things in the world of bass fishing equipment is being prepared and having the right, correct equipment for catching some of the biggest fishes ever seen! Bass fishing equipment is a business but a very rewarding one as it can prove very helpful to have the proper rods and reels when you’re out on the lake searching for that huge catch to help bring home the big fish.
Bass fishing equipment can get down to specifics that often throw off the novice fisherman. However, if you are a real fisherman even specifics will bring you joy. Knowing some of the specifics of bass fishing equipment will help save a lot of time and trouble in the long run. Line guides should be checked with a Q-tip to insure that the holes fit your line properly and won’t tear it in half when you’re reeling in a big fish.
The rods and reels are expensive and important pieces of your fishing arsenal. Making sure that your rods and reels are properly maintained is as important as buying the most expensive and reliable brands because without proper maintenance even the best reel can prove to be faulty when it comes down to the raging battle. A joyful raging battle between the fish and you. You wouldn’t want to lose that battle because you neglected proper reel and rod maintenance.
Check the rod itself, especially if you are using a two or three part rod. If you will find line cracks, they should be investigated and dealt with properly by yourself or your bait and tackle store. This is usually fairly inexpensive and certainly a whole lot less expensive than purchasing an entirely new rod.
If you fish every weekend, or twice a week (like I do) you should probably change your line every three months because of the stress put on it. Anything is better than losing a fish because you didn’t check a line properly for breaks or tears. This type of checking up on your bass fishing equipment is integral to any success you want to have as an fisherman.
Make sure you bring along proper clothing and attire. You could find yourself in some pretty intense battles with some fish and this could require you to spend a lot of time outdoors without shelter (don’t forget about the weather…). Make sure you have the right jackets and pants for the right seasons.
Inspect your fishing gear for any problems and then hit the lake for an exciting afternoon of bass fishing!
But first check your bass fishing equipment.