There’s a lake not too far from me that I fish all the time.
I’ve talked about it before and, despite the fact that, historically, the fishing has been terrible, I keep going back there.
Some days, I really couldn’t help but wonder why I kept going back.
[This is the fourth in a series of posts about somewhat unconventional advice for becoming a better angler. It’s not tips, tricks or tactics, as such, but suggestions for becoming an overall better angler that you might not otherwise think of.]
When it comes to becoming a better angler, fewer things help mote than actually spending time on the water. After all, you’ll never catch fish if you don’t wet a line every once in a while.
Most of us spend a good portion of our time fishing fairly close to home. As much as we’d like to get out there and explore every lake, those special trips to the waters we’ve been dreaming of only happen a handful of times a season.
For some, this isn’t exactly an ideal situation. It’s easy to get bored when you fish the same few lakes again and again.
Personally, there’s a benefit to doing so that most people don’t realize. In fact, I’d go so far as to say spending as much time as you can on one particular lake is even more beneficial than spreading yourself over a handlful of different lakes.