Fishing gear is normally called ‘Tackle’ and is used by sport fishermen and commercial fishermen while on the job. Gear that is added to the fishing line’s end is called terminal tackle. You will find fishing gear in different forms. Let’s take a closer look at some of these:
With a fish hook you can catch fish either by snagging the fish’s body or by impaling it through the mouth. Hooks have been used down through the ages to catch both saltwater and fresh fish. Did you know that in 2005, Forbes chose the hook as one of their Top 20 tools? These hooks are attached to lines or lures. If you’re looking for hooks, you should know that they come in different shapes, designs, sizes and materials. There are different hooks for different kinds of fishing. Hooks also differ according to the bait it is designed to hold.
This object is added to the end of the line that is used for fishing. The lure resembles fish prey and usually moves around to catch attention. The lure is placed on a treble, double or single hook. The lure is made to move as the line is winded back to the reel by jigging the fishing rod....