Since each particular type of fish has its own diet, and its own unique characteristics, it is important to understand that without the right fishing tackle you will be left high and dry. If you are trying to catch a mess of crappie, which is a small to medium-sized pan-fish, you definitely do not want to go after them with a huge hook or a massive lure. Matching your fishing tackle up with the whichever species of fish you are trying to catch, could mean the difference between coming home with a nice haul of fish or coming home with nothing at all.
Fishing tackle is basically anything that you use in conjunction with a fishing rod and reel. This could mean different sizes and test of fishing line or a nice selection of long and short-billed crank baits. When most people think of fishing tackle, they think mainly of the items used to directly catch the fish such as jig hooks, weights, bobbers and probably most common, fishing lures. When it comes to fishing lures, there are tons and tons of different types of lures available from spinner baits of every shape, size and color to soft bait lure with various different types of tails. One trip down the fishing aisle at a local outdoor shop will prove that there are a broad spectrum of different lures geared to catch all sorts of different fish.