Fishing with Live Bait

Fishing with live bait allows you to catch a wide variety of fish. The size and type of bait will also help determine which species you catch. Your local tackle shop will likely only stock live baits to suit the species common to the local waters.


Drifting a Bait

The difference between this fishing technique and bottom fishing is motion.

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Bottom Fishing

This common fishing technique is used to catch fish found near the sea floor.

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Live Lining and Trolling

Live lining is a popular fishing technique for teaching new anglers to fish.

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Chumming or chunking is an effective addition to your bait fishing techniques.

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Still Fishing

You can still fish from a pier, a bridge, an anchored boat or from shore.

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