Whatever you call it, there’s no denying that bass fishing, besides being a relaxing pursuit, is also an exhilarating one. It requires that you put your thinking caps on, and at the same time, you need to be able to take it easy and lay in wait for the fish to bite.
It’s a sport of many contradictions, as you would no doubt have guessed, but one thing is guaranteed, if you’ve never tried bass fishing before, you will either take to it like a fish to water (!), or you will look on it with loathing and distaste. It’s a”love-it or hate-it” kind of thing.
That said, there are many sides to bass fishing which you might not fully appreciate if you are only just beginning the bass fishing game. However, there is no denying that for sheer exhilaration and suspense, there’s nothing like getting a largemouth on the end of your line, and waiting to see who will come out the winner, you or the largemouth!
Which brings us to one point that you will want to look at while you are bass fishing, and that is whether you want to be a largemouth bass fisherman, or a smallmouth bass fisherman, or a striped bass fisherman, or you get the drift, right? There’s nothing to say that you will need to be one or the other exclusively, but most bass fisherman have their favorite types of bass which they like to see on the end of their line.
As a bass fisherman, you also have the different types of bass fishing itself to choose from, like for instance Surf casting, Fly fishing, stream fishing, or fishing from a boat.
There is no one particular method which is preferred by bass fishermen when you go outside of the boat-fishing. Bass fishing in a boat seems to be the preferred method for most serious bass fisherman, and if you think you might enjoy it and want to try it out, there are bass fishing parties which you can join to test drive and see if you like fishing from a boat.
Also, for the bass fisherman who is just starting out on his /her bassin’ endeavors, you might find that joining a bass fishing party is the best way to get an introduction in to bass fishing. You will find that most bass fisherman are friendly and willing to give you a helping if you ever need it, so a bass fishing party might be just what you need.