Last updated on January 13th, 2021
If you are a passionate angler, you obviously know many tricks of fishing, but if you don’t have a proper idea about night fishing, this piece of article will be very useful for you. While most anglers catch fish at day, you may give a try at night, as it’s more beneficial and comfortable. You may catch more fish with less effort instead of fishing in the hot sun. When the sun goes down, the atmosphere is very favorable which allows you to fish as well as enjoy the natural beauties at night in the river or sea. We have worked hard for the last few months to find out the best Night Fishing Tips and tricks.
Choose A Spot:
Fishes often stay the daytime hours in one area, but at night they move off to another part of the lake or river to feed. If you can identify the habits of the fishes, you will realize which swims are best to catch more fishes.
Visit The Area:
It plays a great role to make a plan ahead to do any work effectively. If you have a night fishing plan, get yourself well prepared ahead of going out. Visit the spot in the day, observe the spot and make the place and water familiar to you. You may go on a boat and have a look around attentively and think about how you will catch a lot of fishes in the dark. When you will know the place very well, you will be able to catch fishes there easily with joy and face any kind of unfavorable condition while fishing.
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Suppose, you started fishing without sufficient preparation, what would happen? No doubt, you have to face difficulties. It is essential to be properly prepared to avoid any miserable experience on your overnight trip.
Take Better Light With You:
Make sure a couple of lights that will help you locate equipment when it is necessary and to tie rings. You may prefer to LED lights because they deliver bright but concentrated light. Their long-lasting battery will help you so much. You should bring a head torch which enables you to work hands-free.
Choose A Shelter: Choosing a perfect shelter is really needed for fishing.
Take sufficient food and water. You should ensure a flask of coffee or tea. If you feel hungry, it’s not possible for you to concentrate on your work perfectly this is why you take some foods and as much drinking water as you need. Tea or coffee will keep you more fresh and active.
Organize The Terminal Tackle:
Before setting off, you need to organize the terminal tackle that will make your job easy. You should tie half 6-8 rigs to take with you.
It’s difficult to hit pre-baited areas appropriately after dark this is why you will need a visual marker.
Confirm The Best Bait:
Carp uses their sense of smell after dark so you need to enhance your bait to suit. Using artificial corn that glows in the dark will be a fine decision.
Take AN Emergency Kit:
Sometimes, accidents happen, hence carrying an emergency kit is so important. It’s urgent to include plasters, antiseptic cream, insect repellent, and sunblock. You should take your phone too, in case you need to talk to anybody anytime.
If you are a heavy sleeper, ensure an alarm clock or set alarm on your mobile phone. It raises you up and reminds you what to do.
Reach before Sunset:
Reach the selected area before sunset so that you can finish all the necessary tasks there and start fishing. A good organization will surely make the job easy. If you go out in the evening, you won’t get enough time to organize yourself.
Be Quiet As Much AS Possible:
To be quiet and stealthy is so much important in the case of night fishing. Any kind of noise like noise from the running motor of your boat, moving things around, chucking an anchor overboard will make your job hard. So keep off the motor and move carefully inside with minimum noise.
Use A Big Net:
A big net is very useful to land the fish very quickly and it will minimize your effort to get the job done.
Add A Black Light to Your Boat:
Another neccessary thing is to add a black light with a blue fluorescent monofilament to your boat, as it makes a light like a blue laser that attracts fishes very much.
It’s very normal that you may try to finish the job quickly and return home. Sometimes, you will catch many fishes within less time. But someday you will have to spend hours fishing. In such a condition you need to be patient and keep going with your work much as you need.
Prefer summer for Night fishing:
You can prefer summer fishing at night, as in the summer the water is less crowded and the fish move which will reduce your hard work and save your time to catch a lot of fishes.
Always keep in mind that, you are there only because of fishing not to make a campaign. So, always focus on to catch fish and give your best effort.
Go with a mate:
If you go alone, you may feel boring, while going with a friend make the fishing more enjoyable and most importantly safe.
Be Extra Safety Conscious:
In the darkness you may find landing and unhooking fish a problem, for this, you should sit down in a stable position and do the work carefully. When you will stand up on the boat, you will have to be more careful about your balance, otherwise, you probably will fall in the water. It may be easy to avoid collision with objects in daylight, but in darkness, it will be hard for you. Therefore, try to keep a tidy boat and place everything. Make sure that there is nothing underfoot especially hooked lures. Unless being careful about water and the forces of nature, can make happen any accident.
In the last portion of this piece, I confidently can say that following the tips discussed above will make your night fishing most effective but easy, enjoyable and safe.
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