As the leaves begin to change colors and the weather cools off many outdoor peoples attention turns to things other than fishing, but I'm here to tell you from experience that this is a mistake. If you enjoy fishing, the fall should be your favorite time of the year. There is no better time of the year for catching fish, especially catching large fish, than the fall.
Not only do the fish seem to be very intolerable to being caught at this time of year, the rivers and lakes are much less crowded than during the spring and summer in most areas. This fact that the number of people fishing decrees in the fall makes fishing much more pleasurable in my opinion. The fact that I catch a major of my trophies during the fall is a bonus.
I'm outlining 3 tips, but listing them in no particular order. The bottom line is that implementing any one of these fall fishing tips will help you catch more fish.
- Re-spool Your Fishing Line – As the fall fishing season begins it's a great idea to re-spool your reel with "fresh" fishing line. Many times we forget to do this, but after a spring and summer of fishing, many times new line is called for. Fishing line becomes crimped and frayed easily and re-spooling often is always a good idea. As you start your "fall fishing season" a great tip is to make sure that you're using "fresh" fishing line.
- Have Fingerless Gloves Available In the fall the weather can become chilly quite quickly and having a pair of fingerless gloves in your fishing vest, boat, or tackle box is always a good idea. Fingerless gloves keep your hands warm, while giving you the unfettered use of your fingers. This is important because nothing can ruin a perfectly good fishing trip like freezing hands. Having access to a pair of fingerless gloves is a great fall fishing tip.
- Be On The Water At The Best Times – We all know about fishing in the mornings and evenings, this is obvious, but you can also pay attention to the weather & moon to make sure that you're on the water at the most opportune times . When it comes to fall fishing tips , this may be one of the most important. Being on the water when the fish are the most active makes a huge difference in bite rates. The bottom line is that you'll get more bites by being on the water at the best times, but the catching is up to you.
These fall fishing tips are important to your enjoyment and success as an angler when fishing in the fall. How am I so sure of this fact? Because, every one of these fall fishing tips has been helping me for more than twenty years, and if they've helped me I know they will do the same for you. Now it's time to get out there and enjoy all that nature has to offer at this wonderful time of the year.