Fishing is a hobby that many people love. It is also a great source of fish, one of the healthiest meats that we can find on this article. There are many people that would like to know how to fish but are probably scared of trying. The first step to knowing anything is to take the first step and try. You can join a fishing club or forum, where you can interact with other fishermen, and you’ll quickly get to know the ropes. In this article, we are going to look at saltwater fishing tips for beginners.
Follow the fish
The first thing would be for you to establish where the fish are, seek out their home. Reefs and shipwrecks would probably be the first place to look, and these can be located on nautical charts. Be sure not to scare the fish away.
Practice alongside experts
You might want to seek the help of experienced anglers since you’re bound to gain some knowledge from their experience. They can give you tips on how to catch and handle fish such as supporting the fish, support its body instead of letting it dangle from its jaw.
Use tempting bait
One of the best baits for fishing in saltwater is by using live shrimp as well as chunks of cut up fish. It could cost you more, but you’re sure to catch bigger fish.
Common Fishing Methods
Safety should always come first, and even the most experienced swimmers should always have on safety jackets, first aid kits, and survival kits. The children should particularly be kept safe at all times, wearing life jackets.
Always ensure that there is medication for seasickness on the boat at all times, and especially if you’re a novice, or you’re with someone that is new to fishing. When the sea becomes choppy, even the most experienced anglers use the medication.
Research the area
Always research the area that you intend to fish in before heading out there. Know the species of fish found there, the best baits to use, and even the tides. Fishing on the ebb tide provides better fishing conditions for anglers.
Snorkeling Tours in Playa del Carmen
Still on the topic of fishing, you might want to check out snorkeling in Riviera Maya Mexico. Whether you’re new to fishing, or an experienced angler, Playa Snorkeling Tours have everything that you need for the fishing trip. Their captains and first officers have tons of experience fishing in the waters of Playa del Carmen.
- All snorkeling gear is provided.
- A visit to 3 reefs in Cozumel’s Marine Park.
- English speaking guides.
The Reefs visited:
- Paradise Reef.
- Villa Blanca Gardens Reef.
- Dzul-Ha Reef.
Note that all the reefs are shallow reefs (6ft to 12ft depth) within Cozumel’s Marine Park.
- 12:00pm (noon)
- All snorkeling gear (fins, goggles, life jacket, & disposable snorkeling tube).
- Snorkeling gear for kids.
- Soft drinks and beer onboard.
- Glass bottom boats.
- Professional and English speaking snorkel guides.
- Snorkeling in 3 shallow reefs in Cozumel’s Marine Park.
- Marine Park conservation fee.
- This is an All-Inclusive Trip.
Bonus ($10usd Value)
- Disposable Snorkeling Tube (usually $6usd).
- Marine Park Conservation Fee ($4usd).
Both of these come included for FREE in the price you pay.
- Ferry Transportation when coming from Playa del Carmen.
- Gratuities: optional of course.
Fishing is something that is very easy to learn if you’re determined, and the best way for you to learn would be to go fishing with seasoned anglers such as the ones that Playa Snorkeling Tours have. This will not only teach you how to fish, but it would create a memorable experience.