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Angling is a method of fishing by means of an "angle" (fish hook). The hook is usually attached to a fishing line and the line is often attached to a fishing rod. Fishing rods are usually fitted with a fishing reel that functions as a mechanism for storing, retrieving and paying out the line. The ho...
A common rig for fishing on the bottom is a weight tied to the end of the line, and a hook about an inch up line from the weight. The method can be used both with hand lines and rod fishing. The weight can also be used to cast or throw the line to an appropriate distance. Bottom fishing can be done...
Different types of fishing floats A float, also called a bobber, is a device used in angling that serves two main purposes: it can suspend the bait at a predetermined depth, and it can serve as a bite indicator. They are often used in conjunction with a fishing sinker.[1] Fishing with a float is c...
Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial 'fly' is used to catch fish. The fly is cast using a fly rod, reel, and specialized weighted line. Casting a nearly weightless fly or 'lure' requires casting techniques significantly different from other forms of casting. Fly fishermen use hand...
Fishing on ice. Drilling hole and using ice jigs, mormyshkas, balance jigs.
Jigging is the practice of fishing with a jig, a type of fishing lure. A jig consists of a lead sinker with a hook molded into it and usually covered by a soft body to attract fish. Jigs are intended to create a jerky, vertical motion, as opposed to spinnerbaits which move through the water horizont...
The use of a small ice jig. Initially from Russia. The Word in Russian: мормышка. An imitation of a freshwater shrimp but has developed to many similar jigs in various shapes and colors. It's common to use some kind of bait on the hook. Such as worms or maggots.
A fishing technique used with popper baits. A floating fishing lure or fly with a cupped or flat, forward-facing indentation that splashes the surface of the water with a popping sound when tugged. Source: Wikipedia.
Spearfishing is an ancient method of fishing that has been used throughout the world for millennia. Early civilizations were familiar with the custom of spearing fish from rivers and streams using sharpened sticks. Today modern spearfishing makes use of elastic powered spearguns and slings, or c...
Spin fishing is an angling technique where a spinning lure is used to entice the fish to bite. Spin fishing is used in both freshwater and marine environments. Spin fishing is distinguished between fly fishing and bait cast fishing by the type of rod and reel used. There are two types of reels used...
The stop-and-go technique, sometimes referred to as twitch fishing, is the traditional method for retrieving plastic worms. The worm is cast to the desired location and is allowed to sink to the bottom. Once the worm is at rest, the fisher will begin to retrieve it with a slight twitching motion, re...
Trolling is a method of fishing where one or more fishing lines, baited with lures or bait fish, are drawn through the water. This may be behind a moving boat, or by slowly winding the line in when fishing from a static position, or even sweeping the line from side-to-side, e.g. when fishing from a...
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