Fish where the fish are

Imaginary warning signWell, that's brilliant! Of course you should fish where the fish are... what else? Never the less a surprising number of fishers will set the destination of their fishing trips from factors, which have nothing to do with the chance of catching fish. Old habits, 'good' advice, or just plain old rumors will decide the direction of the long drive. Many will return blindly to spots where they have caught fish earlier, and forget to take into consideration factors such as season, wind, rain, current, runoff or other things that change a location completely.

Hooked and ready to land
In odrer to hook fish you have to fish
where there are fish. It's as simple as that.
Günther Feuerstein photo

Fish gather in certain places depending on outer circumstances, and you have to learn the patterns in order to find them. Listen to elder or more seasoned fishers who have accumulated and experience through a life of more and less successful fishing trips. Talk to these people in clubs, read their articles and books, and most of all: Go fishing with them. Together with them you might find some locations where surroundings or experience say that you have a better chance of hooking fish. Select a few and visit them over and over again to establish your own knowledge of fish presence and behaviour.



The second piece of advice: Use your eyes...


Want to comment this page? Fill out the form below.
Only comments
in English
are accepted!

Comentarios en Ingles
solamente, por favor!

Your name Your email
Anonymize my information. Name and email will not be shown with comment.
Notify me on new comments to this article on the above email-address.
You don't have to comment to start or stop notifications.

All comments will be screened by the GFF staff before publication.
No HTML, images, ads or links, please - we do not publish such comments...
And only English language comments will be published.
Name and email is optional but recommended.
The email will be shown in a disguised form in the final comment to protect you against spam
You can see other public comments on this page