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How To Make Fish Bite Bait – “Unko Status”

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How To Make Fish Bite Bait?

Fishing Isn’t That Hard When You Follow These Tips!

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Do you still remember the time when you hana’paa(d) your first fish? Was it at the beach with your dad or at a creek you found during an impromptu roadside stop? Fishing is a great hobby that has something to offer everyone, if you’re just getting back into fishing or are completely starting from scratch the following article may be able to offer you some great tips to use when you decide to go ahead and cast out.


Don’t Be That Guy

…You know the one that the fishing shops love. Don’t just choose the gear that costs the most. Expensive equipment does not enhance your joy, or your catch. Choose equipment that falls within your spending limit, but even more importantly choose gear that works, you’ll feel more confident while actually using it. Make sure you buy QUALITY rods; rods that aren’t quality made will inevitably crack and outright break when you hook a big fish or get hung up. I “dolla-bet-chu” you’re sure to save money in the long run when you purchase a high quality fishing rod as it will never have to be replaced.


Also don’t be “the other that guy”

…the one that takes two hours unpacking his truck and another hour setting up just to leave with a guppy. The best fisherman will only pack what he needs for the day in his tackle box. Unneeded tackle can be heavy and cumbersome, especially if you have to lug it around all day. If you just bring your essentials, you will be able to move more freely when you are at your fishing spot.


In Hawaii we call it “unko status”.

That is that unspoken, secret, and or generational  knowledge your uncle or pops had for instance..understanding a fish’s migration pattern. When it comes to fresh water fish, remember to fish downhill or uphill depending on the season. For instance, during the springtime, you need to cast uphill in order to remain ahead of fish. The fish will move in the opposite direction come fall, and you need to fish downhill at that time. In salt water start by remembering the times of the day the schools move, that way you can start to gauge when to cast out for bait fish, so you can be ready when the bigger catch starts to run…like ULUA!


Secret Spot.

One thing to know especially if you want to know how to make fish bite bait is to Search for areas that have deeper water. When you are on the river, look for areas where the water is the deepest. Usually, fish can be found in these locations, especially when it is warm outside. They also tend to swim and stay close to large ledges and rocks. When you discover a consistent area, take note of the exact location for the future, and pretty soon you may have your own secret spot.

Pay Attention.

So you found a good “secret spot” but still no luck? Still wondering how to make fish bite bait then be sure to familiarize yourself with the day’s weather forecast and keep a “weather-eye” out for any unexpected changes. Obviously setting out into an area right before adverse weather conditions set in will kill your day, real quick. Examine the weather forecast so you can discover the perfect place to fish without interruptions. The best sky to fish under is overcast. Although you could catch fish even in other weather conditions, you’re a lot more likely to reel in fish when there’s an overcast sky.



Right on, you just hooked a large fish that’s doing its best to dig out, just remember to “Keep Calm, n Keep it on”. Avoid reeling in your fish while it is trying to swim away. You want to try and let your rod’s drag do all of the work for you. Once your hook is set inside the fish, remember to set your drag. Always make sure that your rod is aimed towards the fish at about a 45 degree angle. If you are fighting with a fish, pay attention to its movements. Eventually, the fish may cease jumping, and roll over to the side. This means that the fish has exhausted itself, and that you should begin reeling it in. Make sure you do not pull the line until you notice that the fish is on its side.


Congratulations You’re Now a Jedi.

Take what you have learned here Padawan, and tell your family and friends about it. You can help your friends to become better fishermen as you surprise them with your “Unko Status” knowledge on the subject. Furthermore, you will find that sharing this knowledge helps to bring you together…and also Y’know you’ll get fish too. You will also be giving them the chance to create their own remarkable memories, which is all right I guess.


Did that answer your question on How To Make Fish Bite Bait? Just remember the above tips and enjoy your fishing trips!


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