Fishermen's Tips: How To Fish Bream

Bream fishing is some of the most inexpensive fishing you can do. There are different methods when bream fishing in a creek or in a river.

If you've ever eaten fried bream, you know just how simple they are to cook and how delicious they are to eat. Did you know, however, that they are also fairly easy to catch? You just have to know what they are biting and where to look for them.

Bream fishing is some of the most inexpensive fishing you can do. You don't need expensive rods, reels, or baits. You can even bream fish with a cane pole. The trick to bream fishing is discovering where they are and what they are biting.

The bait you use will differ depending on whether you are fishing in a creek or fishing from the bank of a river or lake. Creek fish prefer artificial baits, and rooster tails are the best baits to use. They come in a variety of sizes and colors. Since creek bream are usually smaller than river or lake bream, you need to use smaller baits, preferably 1/8oz. or 1/16oz. The color that you choose really depends on the time of day and the type of water you are fishing in, so bring several different baits along.

The only other supplies you need to creek fish for bream are some small pliers for removing hooks and a fish basket with a rope attached to tie around your waist. You can wade the middle of the creek and cast in front and to the sides, or you can fish from the bank.

If you are going to fish for bream in a river or lake, you should not use artificial baits. Instead, you can use crickets, worms, or chicken or turkey liver. You also need to use a really small hook. Once you find one bream, there are usually many more. The trick is finding that first bream.

Bream tend to favor the same area. Once you have caught bream in a particular spot, chances are you can continue to go back to that spot and catch more bream. The easiest way to bream fish is with a bobber. You also need a weight attached to your line not far above your hook.



You may have to play with the depth of your hook before you find the fish. Sometimes bream like to stay close to the bottom, and other times they feed so close to the top that you can see them chasing and hitting your hook.

What you really want to pay attention to is your bobber. As the bream hit at your bait, your bobber will move and maybe even sink for a second, but you must learn patience. If you pull too quickly, you will probably miss your fish. You also need to check how well your bait is attached to your hook.

You want to cover up as much of the hook as possible and try not to leave pieces of bait dangling. As the fish tug on the excess bait, they'll pull more of it down. Instead of getting the hook in their mouth, they are just nibbling on the excess bait and causing your bobber to dip and move.

When your bobber goes under and stays under for more than a couple of seconds, your fish may have taken the hook into his mouth. You don't want to jerk too hard or too quickly because you could jerk the hook right out of the fish's mouth. Instead, lift up firmly and steadily. You want to get the fish out of the water and onto the bank as quickly as possible, however, in case he is able to free himself from the hook.

If you catch several bream and then they stop biting, change the depth of your hook by moving your bobber up or down. You can also move a few yards away from your original spot. Sometimes bream change areas without moving too far away.

Bream fishing can be an exciting and rewarding experience for anglers of all ages. You don't have to have expensive equipment or even a fishing boat to catch plenty of bream. Once you've caught them, be sure to fillet your fish and fry them for a simple and delicious meal.

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