Eric from ‘Take Me Fishing,’ shows us the proper way to set the hook.
As experienced anglers know, by setting the hook you’re securing the hook in the fish’s mouth.
Watch this great clip, and learn what you can do to better set the hook on your next trip.
Once you feel a tap or pull on your line, it’s time to set the hook. If you’ve got a sharp hook, a strong pull on the rod is all you need to properly set the hook.
By maintaining a firm and relaxed position while keeping your line tight, you have a better chance of setting the hook right.
You can watch videos all you want but, “The more time you spend on the water fishing is going to make you a better angler.”