For many people fishing is a favorite recreational pastime, the reason for this is that fishing is just plain fun. Whether you are fishing from a boat or just sitting on the bank or a dock it is a good way to relax and relieve stress and maybe even catch some fish and get a little sun. Another benefit (if you catch some fish) is that fish are very good for you to eat. Fish provide a good source of protein and also Omega acids which are good for your body and help to keep you healthy. If you fish on a regular basis, the cost of live bait can get to be quite expensive. if you weren’t spending this money on bait you can probably buy a new fishing reel or some other fishing tackle. One way to reduce the cost of bait for fishing is to catch the bait yourself, it’s not as hard as you think it might be.
Make sure you check the fishing regulations before you go and collect bait because they can vary greatly from state to state. The regulation pamphlet for your state will tell you what you’re allowed to take and not to take and also how much. Be sure to follow the guidelines the regulation book or else you could find yourself facing some stiff fines from the DNR.
Now that you understand the rules, it’s time to get some bait. One of the best baits for fishing, and also one of the easiest to catch his nightcrawlers. Nightcrawlers are like large worms that come out at night or when it rains. They are very easy to catch, all you need to do is take a flashlight out in your yard at night and began looking around for the worms. You should be able find them on top of the lawn. Once you find one you need to move quickly to catch it because they can get back down in the hole fast. If he gets partly in a hole, you need to remove it gently so you don’t rip it in half.
The minnow is another very popular bait that is easy to catch. All you need to catch them is a simple dip that which you should be able to find at local bait store. Make sure you get one with a fine mesh someone else don’t fall through. You should also make sure the net has a fairly long handle. Now when you find a school of minnows, all you need do is ease net in the water underneath them and scoop a bunch out. This is a very easy methods to catch all the minnows you’ll need,but only take as many as you will use because they tend to die fairly quickly in a minnow bucket.