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Having trouble catching anything.
Hello, new here. Pretty new to fishing, since I haven't fished since I was young. My girlfriend and I started fishing a week or so ago. I read up on a bunch of the basic rigs.

We have gone up to our local lake a couple times, but there are not many fish and did not catch anything, or have any bites really.

Today we went to a much bigger lake near us that have an abundance of fish. We went out on a canoe for a while. I tried both a sliding sinker rig for the bottom using power bait, and a simple bobber style rig for my second pole with worms. The three hours we were out there we didn't have a single bite, except for one for me, which I did hook, but he ended up breaking my line.

We came in off the canoe and went to another area were there were other people fishing off the bank. There was family there and every single one of their kids were catching panfish at a pretty steady rate. We fished near them with a bobber rig with a worm attached to a fairly small hook and neither of us got a single bite in the 2 hours we were there. We were pretty frustrated, but do not want to give up. So I really need some advice. Thanks!
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Thread Having trouble catching anything. xandrew4507x 8348 Aug 1, 2016, 5:39 PM
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