There are many things you need to understand before you undertake boat fishing if you have always fished from the shore. When you begin to fish from the prow of a smaller boat in the middle of the water, the differences are very large and there are many more safety issues at play.
Make sure that you buy a very comfortable fishing rod for you. It is not likely you will be successful catching any fish with the rod if you are not comfortable holding and maneuvering with it. For the height of your rod, it is a general rule of thumb to be similar with your height. A personal preference determines the weight.
You should know what to expect from the weather. If you aren’t aware of what the weather is like, you will not be as prepared. If an unexpected storm pops up, things could turn dangerous. Before you go fishing, be very safe and check the forecast first.
It is always important to fish with optimism and confidence no matter how experienced a fisherman you are. With a sour mood, especially with all of the potential frustrations that lie in wait for fishermen, it is hard to enjoy a fishing expedition. No matter if it has been a long time since your last catch, never exhibit a bad attitude.
You could start fishing at any level as you have learned. It isn’t all that hard (fishing). All you have to do is spend the time learning it and then at the end of your line, you can start catching your next meal. Have fun catching it and enjoy your great meal!