The following is tips to fish in lakes and when followed you will enjoy catching more fish and enjoy your lake fishing outings, much more.

For all fishermen and all types of fishing, not only in lakes, the number one tip is:

The Early Bird Catches the Worm.

It is a known fact that the best time to fish is an hour before first light and few hours after. Most successful anglers know this. Personally, I always get up at first light and it stands me in good stead. Once the morning feeding spell is over you can always go back to bed and catch up on your lost sleep.

Research

Lakes are normally huge places and most of the time within the lake there are different species of fish and different environments.

Buy a map of the lake you want to visit and fish, or get one from the internet. Mark on the map good places to fish that you identified during your research, to easily find it later on.

Special places to look for are tributaries, structures and any information found from the internet during your research.

Technology

Make use of fishing technology such as fish and depth finders, figure out how these gadgets work before arriving at the lake to make sure you know how to use it. Do not waste any of your valuable fishing time, by trying to figure out how it works when arriving at your destination.

Equipment

Take along a variety of rods as the situation can change quickly and if you have ample rods available, you will be well positioned to change lures and baits in a hurry.

Summertime

In summertime the water temperature will rise in the shallower areas which result in fish to seek the cooler deeper water. During these hot summers day you will find the fish in these deeper areas.

Take this into consideration and make sure you have lures and tackle available to handle the various depths, where you will need to fish.

Dam Wall

The deep water at the dam wall is a good place to fish as the water is deep and cool and also a lot of fish food is found in this area because of the outflow of water currents caused by it.

Wind

Always be aware of the wind https://cadiahoaphat.com/ direction as it will blow insects and other food sources to one bank or the other. Fish will follow this food source. Always stay downwind.

Underwater Structures

Always find out where the underwater structures are and fish close to it as fish love these areas and congregate there, as it makes them feel protected and safe.

If you fish the entire day without getting snagged it means you are not fishing in the right areas.

Experiment

Lakes are large places with a variation in habitats. It is now the time to experiment with lures, bait and equipment, to broaden your fishing knowledge.

Sun

The sun is very fierce when reflecting of the lake water. To avoid severe sunburn remember the pack enough sun block.

Stick to all the other universal fishing techniques and enjoy your fishing.

I am passionate about fishing and enjoy sharing tips and fishing techniques with my fishing brothers and sisters.