Stock a Basic Fishing Tackle Box: Hook, Line and Sinker

If you're a beginning fisher using spinning or spin-casting gear, read on for suggestions on stocking up a basic fishing tackle box.



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Unsnelled hooks on the left; snelled hooks on the right, in sizes 8, 6 and 4 (smaller to larger).
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Stocking your tackle box with the essential hooks and lures will allow you to catch fish just about anywhere.
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Spoons are a long-popular lure.
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Jigs are among the most versatile of lures.
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Every fishing tackle box should have a selection of spinners in different sizes.
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Artificial worms revolutionized bass fishing.
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The red-top, white-bottom coloration plug will serve for large- and smallmouth bass, walleyed pike, rock bass and big trout.
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