Comparision Essay

632 Words Oct 21st, 2014 3 Pages
Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing Fishing is a sport enjoyed by many outdoor enthusiast. There is nothing like hearing the sharp, high pitched whining of the reel as your line gets pulled into the depths of the glistening, crystal clear, salty water. There are two types of fishing; saltwater and freshwater. Many people do not realize the vast differences in the two types of fishing, or even the obvious similarities. Selecting the right equipment for the different fishing styles, such as tackle and bait, can make or break an anglers day. Any fisherman needs some basic gear to be successful on the water. Whether it is saltwater or freshwater fishing, there are three essential parts to a fishing setup. The first would be a fishing pole. …show more content…
The same idea applies to fishing. Freshwater and saltwater fish each have different appetites. The main baits used to catch freshwater fish would be earthworms, crickets, and grub worms. Saltwater fish favor a different type of meal, such as shrimp, mullet, and squid. Depending on the type of fish that you are trying to catch, it helps to know what type of bait they will favor and will most likely find to be an appetizing dinner. Water depth can be another important factor in fishing. Different species of fish prefer to be at various depth. Both freshwater and saltwater bodies can experience changes in water depth, but the manner in which they change can vary. Freshwater systems can change water depth due to the amount of rainfall experience in that certain region and the amount of evaporation from that body of water. Saltwater systems, like the ocean, experience changes in water depth due to the local tides. These tides are the effect of the moons gravitational pull on Earth. As you can see, there are many differences in these styles of fishing. Freshwater fishing is by far the less demanding and less costly way to go. If you are the type of person looking for that monster and jaw dropping catch and fight, saltwater fishing might be for you. Always select your tackle and bait based on the style of fishing you will be doing, and don’t forget to take a look at the tide chart on your way out. If you try these simple and easy tips on your next fishing trip,

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