Fishing Accessories – Build Your Fishing Kit Gradually
People in the US take the sport of fishing very seriously. In fact, every US angler dreams of having his own glass bottom fishing boar in time to come, if he has not already gone out and bought himself one that is. Very few people think of fishing as just a pastime. However, those who are into the sport heart and soul will spend quality time learning the many skills needed for the sport and the available accessories to make up their fishing kit.
So if you are setting out to build yourself a fishing kit it is best that you did some research on the internet and the local malls to understand the latest pricing and the offers available. If you are just setting out into a sport that will engulf you in time, you should start by getting yourself the very basic accessories.
The Fishing Rod And Tackle
The most important part of the kit without which you can do little – the fishing rod. Let us take time out to understand this basic piece of equipment. In time gone by, like the beginning of the 1800s fishing rods were constructed out of bamboo. The rod would be about 12 feet long and has loops on the underside ad the tip for the fishing line to pass through. The rod was spooled over a wheel known as the spool. The line itself was made out of horses hair and needed to be dried out before it was stored. The lure was usually live worms and insects hooked onto metal hooks that were submerged in the water.
These fishing rods have come a long way since then. We now have fiberglass fishing rods that can be taken apart in about 6 parts and stored in a small box along with other rods. The line is made of nylon and needs no drying before storing and the hooks themselves are made with colorful fishing lure artificially made and designed to attract the best game in the water. So get your self one of these fishing rods along with tackle and bait for almost a song.
You will need to get yourself a backpack full of clothing that suits all kinds of weather. Typically you will need to have a poncho to protect you from the rain, some waterproof overalls in case you decide to wade into the water. These overalls are designed so that you can be waist deep in the water and not get your cloths wet. You might want to get yourself a traditional ‘lucky’ fishing that. These are hats that protect you from the sun while you pin your lure around the rim for easy accessibility.
Then comes your tackle box. The contents of this box will increase in time so get a fairly large on with compartments for wet and dry lure for that is what you will be storing in the box.
This is the very basic fishing equipment and you can keep adding to this as your knowledge of fishing grows. You might find yourself graduating from freshwater angling to deep sea fishing and will need to adapt your fishing accessories accordingly. But never be in a hurry, everything comes in time and you will no doubt have your own fishing kit complete with fishing boat and all one day