If you’re just getting started fishing, or you want to try a new kind of fishing, you’ll need a rod, reel and some tackle. To help you get started, we’ve put together some fishing outfits for trout, panfish (bluegill, crappie, pumpkin seed, sunfish), bass, steelhead, walleye, salmon and sturgeon.
Consider these a starting point. There are lots of other alternatives - talk to eight different anglers about what they use to catch trout and you're likely to get eight different answers, based on their experiences and personal preferences. None of them are wrong, just different.
So here are our suggestions for getting started. All purpose starter outfit for:
Also suitable for many bass fishing situations.
Also suitable for trout and panfish.
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