First time fishing
Posted by: old_user on Jun-22-12 9:48 AM (EST)
I have a 16' canoe and I am going to go fishing with my buddy for the first time this weekend! I need lots of advice from the experts here.
I used to ride kayaks but it will be my first time paddling canoes this weekend.
I think the lake I am going to has some small mouth bass, lake trout and etc. (Massabesic lake in Manchester, NH)
Ok, here's the question. What do I need to buy? Since it's my first time fishing, I have no idea what fishing gears to get. Can you guys list the items that I will need? I don't want to spend lots of money because I am only going to go fishing maybe once a month?
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Posted by: Bernie/CNY on Jun-22-12 9:55 AM (EST)
what fishing gear do you have now?
No fishing gear|
Posted by: old_user on Jun-22-12 10:28 AM (EST)
Where fish will be...at what time of day|
Posted by: bigspencer on Jun-22-12 1:39 PM (EST)
Posted by: Bernie/CNY on Jun-23-12 9:34 AM (EST)
a decent Medium action 1 piece 6-7' spinning rod/reel with 8lb test mono.Cabelas,BPS,etc offer complete outfits in all price ranges.For lures some 4&6" plastic worms,spinnerbaits and a topwater popper.Bass like black,chartreuse colored lures most often.Trout like small spinners like those from Blue Fox in gold and silver.Good luck!
That's good advice|
Posted by: Big_D on Jun-25-12 12:26 PM (EST)