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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > December 2019 > What's in my Tackle Box? Lures for Beginners
As a beginner, picking out the right lure for the right fish can be a challenge. You likely have a handful of lures in your tackle box and aren't quite sure what they are used for. In this article we explain how to use five fundamental fishing lures for the most popular species in freshwater.
The crankbait is a universal lure to target multiple game fish like bass, pike, walleye and trout.
Spoons reflect sunlight and vibrant colors to call in fish from afar. Larger spoons are used for aggressive fish like northern pike while smaller spoons are used for weary fish like rainbow trout.
Fundamental fishing lures from the Tailored Tackle Freshwater Fishing Kit
Artificial worms are a popular option for bass fishing because they can reach shady areas where bass lurk.
Spinning lures are ideal for trout because they call in roaming fish with a combination of vibration and light reflection.
A grub on a jig is your primary lure to catch fish of all species and sizes. The grub is small enough to trick panfish, yet lively enough to entice a bite from bass and walleye.
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Ed Hitchcock is the owner of Tailored Tackle Fishing Kits & Combos, a beginner-focused fishing tackle company. Ed's team creates beginner fishing tackle packages paired with educational content to help new anglers learn to fish and improve their skills. Check out their educational resources and beginner fishing tackle.
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.
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