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Bait Shops Peoria IL

Welcome to the Hooked On Flies Local Pages. Here you will find local information about Bait Shops in Peoria, IL. We also have compiled a list of businesses and services around Peoria that should help with your local search.

Presley's South Side Worm Ranch
(309) 637-5063
3405 Southwest Adams Street
Peoria, IL
Gander Mountain
(309) 692-4110
5114 West Holiday Drive
Peoria, IL
Bait Place
(309) 353-6372
601 South 2nd Street
Pekin, IL
Wolf Hollow Archery
(309) 274-9653
Rr 29
Rome, IL
Northside Bait & Archery
(309) 852-4760
516 North Main Street
Kewanee, IL
Presley's South Side Worm Ranch
(309) 697-1193
1510 West Garfield Avenue
Bartonville, IL
GR8 B8 Live Bait
(309) 303-7728
933 Detroit Ct
Morton, IL
Riverside Hunting Bait & Tackle
(309) 347-3793
921 South 2nd Street
Pekin, IL
Barrick Bait & Tackle
(309) 359-4221
Rr 9
Mackinaw, IL
Smileys Sports Shop Inc
2049 Ireland Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL

How to Dress for Fly Fishing

As is the case with any outdoor activity, a fulfilling day of fly fishing depends not only on catching fish but also on comfort and safety. The most comfortable clothing are going to be made of synthetic and/or natural, breathable materials. These materials will protect the angler when inclement weather sets in.

When selecting clothing it is best to select items that have earth tones such as browns, tans or greens. These colors help the angler blend in with the surrounding environment, making them as unnoticeable as possible to the fish.

Summertime or warm climate fishing is easy to dress for. You can wear almost anything that will keep you cool and comfortable. Lightweight cotton or synthetic material will allow the perspiration to escape the easiest. Along with this, it is important to protect against the sun. Make sure to wear sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses. Some anglers who don’t mind getting wet will wear shorts and either a wading shoe or boot to protect their feet while wading.

Wintertime or cold climate fishing is a bit more challenging to prepare for. Choosing the proper interior clothing is essential when dressing for these occasions. Fleece or wool socks, long underwear and sweaters are essential. You’ll want to select a pair of pants that are not too tight or too loose. Jeans are not recommended because they don’t have much give to them and restrict movement when worn inside a pair of waders. Long underwear and either khakis or sweatpants are ideal.

In either climate you’ll want to be prepared for rain. The climate will determine what type of rain gear you wear. In warmer weather you’ll naturally want to wear lightweight rain gear that allows your body to breathe. In colder weather you’ll want to make sure you have some insulated rain gear available.

You’ll finish off your ensemble with the fly fishing vest. We’ve already discussed vests at some length in the Vests section so we won’t spend additional time here. Fishermen should consider how many things they intend to carry with them and then select an adequate vest for the task.

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