Proline Marine has moved to providing and specializing in the latest products, innovations and hard to find baits/lures/tackle in the fishing industry within the last year. Our large and diverse “Bait Wall” is one of a kind to West Texas and perfect for local lake fishing. Take a quick look at our product list, and you soon realized this is not your typical tack shop.
What's the difference between live bait and artificial lures, and when should I use each?
Live bait is real, living organisms used to attract fish, while artificial lures are man-made imitations. Live bait tends to be more effective in attracting certain species, especially in challenging conditions, while lures offer versatility and reusability. The choice depends on your target species and fishing conditions.
How do I choose the right lure for a specific fish species or fishing environment?
Selecting the right lure involves considering factors like the species you're targeting, water conditions, and the fish's feeding habits. Brightly colored lures may work well in murky water, while more natural-looking lures are suitable for clear water. Research and experience will help you make informed choices.
Can you provide some tips for storing and preserving live bait effectively?
To keep live bait healthy and active, store it in a suitable container with fresh water, maintain proper water temperature, and provide adequate aeration. Use bait containers, coolers, or bait wells designed for this purpose. Ensure you change the water and keep the bait out of direct sunlight.
What are the key considerations when selecting the right fishing bait for saltwater fishing?
When fishing in saltwater, it's essential to choose bait that can withstand the harsh environment. Options like squid, shrimp, cut bait, and live baitfish are popular choices. Factors such as the target species, bait availability, and regional preferences should guide your selection.
How do I maintain and clean my artificial lures to prolong their lifespan?
Proper care ensures the longevity of your artificial lures. After each use, rinse them in freshwater to remove salt and debris. Check for damaged hooks or split rings, and replace them as needed. Store lures in a tackle box with dividers to prevent tangling or damage.