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Pack a tacklebox only with the baits you'll be using on your next fishing trip.
Most of us have everything imaginable stuffed into the old tacklebox. We'll have panfish hooks, muskie crankbaits and a little stinkbait, all in a tangled mess of hooks and lure bodies. A pair of needlenose pliers and a hacksaw may be required to straighten it all out.
To avoid major frustrations, neatly put only the bass lures in if you're heading to bass waters. Leave everything else at home.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|