With everything, everybody has to start somewhere, and it is no different when it comes to fishing. In fact, fishing is not as common as you would think it is, since only a few people have the perseverance and zest for it. It is outdoorsy, messy, exhilarating, and can be a wonderful way to spend time with your friends and family in a relaxed environment. However, not everybody is cut out for camping, or fiddling around with bait. That said, so long as you have some knowledge and tips in hand, you should be able to manoeuvre your way without much of an issue. If you are a beginner to fishing, consider these tips.
No not movie casting, but casting your reel. What you need to know is how to cast a spinning rod, as well as a bait caster first and foremost. From the way you cast your reel in to the way you use your bait to attract your catch, there are a few fine techniques you will have to master. Of course nobody ever learnt these overnight so you need not panic. It will come to you slowly. Just make sure there is someone experienced to help guide you. Else, no matter how many fishing tours Darwin you go on, you will never be able to catch any fish.
Pick the Right Lures
There are different types of lures to pick from, some cheap, some expensive. If you go for the latter that is fine, but make sure you are happy to put them in the danger zone and sometime never see them again. Fishing is not about playing it safe, it is about taking risks. So if you do not want to lose your expensive lures, then it is best you go for a bunch of cheaper ones that you are quite happy never to see again! After all, the whole point of using the lures is to attract the fish and head straight into their zone so there is no point keeping the lures you are meant to use, safe.
Any beginner to anything tends to be nervous and that is not necessarily a bad thing. Nerves can actually help you learn better and do a better job sometimes. However, do not let it get the better of you. Be confident and simply go for it. Besides, it is not like you are off on a competition for barramundi fishing Darwin so why stress? Simply focus on what you want to learn and what you need to do, and the rest will come to you.
Try Different Locations
Though it is normal that you would want to play it safe at the start, it is actually a good idea to experiment as much as possible. Try different fishing locations as much as possible. This will help you form a map or picture of the areas that conducive to the kind of fishing you like. You will also know how much fishing trips cost in each of these places, so you can plan great fishing trips as a result. Find out what species live where and expand your knowledge as much as possible, to ensure you get the maximum experience every single time.