If you’re taking your first fishing trip, you’ll want to be prepared with all the right gear and reasonable expectations. Even expert fishermen don’t always catch their limit, so go into the trip with the assumption that you’re going to enjoy your time in nature whether the fish are biting or not.
You could tie a worm to a stick with a bit of string, but unless you’re Huck Finn, this probably won’t work very well. You should outfit yourself with Berkley spinning rods, appropriate reels, hooks and bobbers, so you know when the bait has been found. There are various types of live and synthetic bait available, so research what the fish in your area like. Bring along some needle nose pliers and a net for safely removing the hook from the fish whether you keep it or not.
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