There are a number of different types of fishing hooks available, such as Aberdeen hooks, bait hooks, circle hooks, jig hooks, octopus hooks, Siwash hooks, treble hooks and worm hooks. Each type of hook is designed to ho... More »

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Fishing hook size charts and books are available for purchase at outdoor sports retailers, including Cabela's, Netcraft and OutdoorLife. Additionally, select retailers offer fishing equipment buyer's guides for sale. More »

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Fishing hooks should be chosen based on the size of the fish. Once you know the size of your intended catch, you can move on to determining which type of hook is needed. More »

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Shrimp, sand fleas and cut fish are good types of saltwater fishing bait, according to Trails.com. These baits work in a variety of saltwater locations and on many fish species. More »

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Setting up a fishing rod is a simple task that requires rod assembly, reel attachment, threading the fishing line and attaching a lure or bait. The following guidelines will assist with the process of setting up the fish... More »

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Fishing hooks should be chosen based on the size of the fish. Once you know the size of your intended catch, you can move on to determining which type of hook is needed. More »

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There are several sizes of fishing hooks, the most common ranging from 1/2 to 3 inches in total length. The gape, or space between the barb and the shank, is typically half the length of the shank. More »

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