Basic Lure Fishing Course 2016

 

 

Suitability:

 

Ages 8 – Open

Suitable for any ability level.

 

 

 

 

Duration:

 

 

 

Expected Outcomes:

 

Independently do the following:

  • Target species identification and habitat
  • Safe Fishing practices
  • Basic Knots
  • Lure Selection – Types, Colours, sizes, shapes
  • Equipment/Accessory Selection
  • Rig and cast a threadline rod
  • Rig and cast a baitcaster rod
  • Line Retrieval and lure movement
  • Target and land a fish

 

 

Modules:

 

Module One - Introduction to Lures

  • Early History
  • Lures versus Bait
  • Modern Sports Fishing
  • Industry Language and Definitions

Module Two - Lure Types - Construction & Design

  • Soft Plastics
  • Hard Bodies
  • Metals
  • Jigs
  • Spinner Baits
  • Buzz Baits
  • Surface Lures
  • Flies
  • Game Fishing

Module Three - Match the Hatch

  • Fish Biology and Sensory abilities
  • Saltwater Ecosystems Lure Selection
  • Freshwater Ecoystem Lure Selection
  • Stimulants
  • Teasers

Module Four - Equipment Set up

  • Reels
  • Rods
  • Hooks and Trebles
  • Line Type and Weight Selection 

Module Five - Knots & Leaders

  • Uni Knot
  • FG Knot
  • Double Uni Knot

Module Six - Casting Baitcaster

  • Basic Grip
  • Correct Stance
  • The Cast
  • Common Problems

Module Seven - Casting Threadline

  • Basic Grips
  • Correct Stance
  • The Cast
  • Common Problems

Module Eight - Lure Presentation, Retrieval & Action Technique

  • Slow wind
  • Jigging
  • Bottom Bouncing
  • Surface Hopping
  • Straight line
  • Down rigging
  • Skull Dragging
  • Trolling
  • Landing the fish

Module Nine - Accessories

  • Polaroids
  • Tackle Backs
  • Nets
  • Fish Finders & Depth Sounders

Module Ten - Safe & Minimal Impact Fishing Practices

  • Catch & Release
  • Legalities

 

Course Costs and inclusions:

 

 

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