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Fishing Secret – There really is no Fishing Secret
When it comes to fishing, there really is no fishing secret. All a fishing secret boils down to is a lack of experience and knowledge. The knowledge is out there for every fishing secret that there is, all you have to do is find it.
Take a catfish fishing secret for example. Most people know that chicken liver can be a very good catfish bait. Some may not know about this and to them it is a fishing secret but it really is not. How about using cheese cloth or pantyhose to keep that chicken liver on the hook? That is a well known fishing secret for many that target catfish with chicken liver.
When I was growing up, my brother and I had what we thought was a great fishing secret for catching trout. Our fishing secret involved the use of live natural baits. It did not matter what it was as long as it was something that the trout would feed on. Our fishing secret was to use no weight. That’s right, our fishing secret was to put grasshoppers or periwinkles on the hook with no weight and let it drift down the river with the current. This fishing secret caught us a lot of trout growing up.
Although we thought that this was our little fishing secret, in reality this fishing secret was well known. Just take a look at fly fishing. Although they do not use live bait, the concept was the same so this was no world changing fishing secret.
Another thing that you may consider a fishing secret is how the moon phases affect your fishing success. For instance, Marlin are normally more active feeder in the 4 days leading up to a new moon and then the 4 days after the new moon. How is that for a fishing secret? Well it is not really a fishing secret at all, I found the information on the internet.
If you want to have a fishing secret or two of your own, keep a diary of your fishing trips. Write down the water levels, tides, weather, time of day, the date and how you fished. After a while you develop a patter of what works for you and you now have your own little fishing secret.
The main thing here is that there really is no “Fishing Secret”. Evidence of fishing has been found as far back as 40,000 years ago. How many fishing secrets do you think there still are? You will see advertisements all the time stating “We have discovered the world’s greatest fishing secret for catching (insert fish here)“. All these people are interested in is selling you a book or a product. Yes, new things come on the market for fishing all the time, not because they are a secret but rather because new technology allows us to make the product in the first place.
If you think that you have a new fishing secret and want it to stay that way, the only way to do that is to not tell anyone else. Good luck and happy fishing.
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