Tips On Saltwater Lures

Basic Saltwater Fishing Tips
After choosing your lures there are a few things that you can do that will help to increase your productivity when saltwater fishing so you can enjoy reeling in more fish. A few of these are listed below:

*         If you use scent bait you’re going to need to change it about every thirty minutes. After it has been in the water this length of time it begins to lose its smell and becomes less effective.

*         When fishing in saltwater you’ll get better results if you use a slow retrieval.

*         Don’t fish in areas that are populated with swimmers and boaters. They have most likely scared the majority of the fish away.

*         Experiment with different types of lures and techniques until you find what works best for you personally.

*         If you’re not getting any bites but you’re sure there are fish in the area, then change to a different type of bait or at least change the size of the lure you’re using. It could be that the bait is too large or small to attract the fish in the area or they may not be in the mood for what you’re using at that particular time.

One thing that makes saltwater fishing so popular is that it’s something that can be done anytime of the year. In fact, during the offseason is usually the best time because there are not a lot of people scaring the fish away.

If you’re new to fishing in the ocean then keep in mind that the gear used in these waters is different from what you’ll use when you go freshwater fishing. It needs to be designed for this type of environment to prevent it from being damaged by the salt air and saltwater environment.

The best options are those made from stainless steel, resin and titanium. It’s also a good idea to invest in good quality equipment because these waters can be rough and you need something that will hold up under these conditions.

Saltwater fishing is a sport that can be enjoyed by anyone young or old. You don’t have to be a professional to enjoy catching fish along the coastline or near the shore. You just need a desire to have some fun in the sun and the right lures to attract the fish.

To get the full “Saltwater Lures” article you’ll need to download it here.

Daniel Eggertsen
Dan Eggertsen is a fellow saltwater fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on saltwater fishing since 2004.

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