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Taking a child on their first fishing trip

Few memories last as long as those surrounding your first fishing trip ( familyís first RV trip maybe? ). You probably still remember the sights, sounds and smiles of the occasion vividly, and you probably look back on the outing fondly. Now, so many years later, it is time to introduce your children to angling. You certainly donít have to do anything fancy to introduce children to the sport, but it helps to have a good game plan in place. After all, you may be introducing your children to a lifelong hobby, and you want to get started on the right foot. Adult anglers often enjoy using the most complicated and nuanced tackle and presentations...
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Tambaqui Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Colossoma macropomum
Other Fish Species Names: Pacu, Black pacu, Black-finned pacu, Giant pacu, Cachama and Gamitana
Regions Fished: South America
World Record:
Common Tackle:
Additional Information:

The tambaqui is the largest characin of South America. The tambaqui is found in the Amazon and Orinoco basins in its wild form. However, its pisciculture form largely distributed in South America.


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