Obtain a fishing license:
If you want to save money and you are not planning to fish all the season, you can choose to get the permit of short term and vice versa.
You should check the legislation in the states of your choice because many states allow the kids whose age under 16 to fish without a license.
It’s advisable to always ask the Department of Natural resources in the place for the permission in the days of free fishing when anyone can fish without a licence.
Choose the rod and reel:
Based on your economic condition, you should purchase the suitable fishing reel and the fact is that you don’t need a very expensive one to enjoy fishing. If you fish for the first time, you should ask for help from some experienced people and the owner of the fishing shop.
For ones that just start to fish at the fist time, a pole of medium length is most suitable. About the rod, the weight of it must make your arm comfortable even fishing for hours. Some good experience is that you should choose the quite loose rod if you are a beginner because it’s more flexible, less probability of breaking the line and strong enough for catching medium-sized fish.
You should choose a fishing reel between the two most common ones, the spinning reels and the baitcasting reels, whether it spool vertically or perpendicularly when you hold. For the beginners, choosing a best spinning reel is advisable because it’s easier to deal with and diverse with several models available, both closed and open varieties. For the beginner, closed varieties is the best.
Choose the suitable line and hook:
If you want to increase the chance of biting of the fish, you should choose the small hook and line. The kind of the line must be appropriate to the kind of pole. If the pole is rigid, the line must be strong tested and vice versa.
The kind of fish that you intend to catch will determine the type of hooks you should use. The fishing shop that supply you the equipment will tell you the best advice, so don’t hesitate to ask.
A small line and hook can be difficult for you to make a knot. If so, ask the owner of the shop for help and the experience to do the job.
Choose the right bait for the kind of fish:
There are several kinds of baits for you to choose, whether synthetic or live baits that you can purchase at fishing shops here and there or you can make it yourself. For example, you can find such live baits as cheese, worms, grasshoppers, bacon, shrimp,etc. You should imitate the natural environment of the bait for keeping it fresh as long as possible.
Prepare the container for keeping fish:
Don’t forget to prepare a bucket , basket, a bag or something like that to contain the fish you earn whiling continuing to fish.