By Fishing your way, Feb 14 2017 04:57PM
Whether you are new to fishing or an experienced angler, it is vital that you make sure your fish safety is of the highest level. Being a beginner is a totally acceptable reason for not catching fish or for not knowing fishing techniques, but there is simply no excuse for a lack in knowledge causing suffering to these amazing animals. So after that stern introduction, here is a simple guide to getting it right!
Fish Safety Step 1
Thoroughly read the rules of the lake that you are fishing. This will tell you what lb lines, hook sizes, fishing techniques and other general fishing tackle you are allowed to use. Keep to this!
Fish Safety Step 2
Before your first cast make sure the fish unhooking situation is set-up. DO NOT cast out and then put your landing net together. Your fishing situation MUST include the minimum of: