Ever since I learned to cast, fishing has always been one of my favorite things to do. I enjoy it so much not only because it's a great way to spend time with my dad and close friends, but it gets me away from the noisy, fast paced, technological world I otherwise have to deal with. The only technology I use or even have on me when I'm fishing is my phone, and I only use that to take pictures of whatever it is I've caught. It's (literally) a breathe of fresh air from the distractions technology constantly has over nearly everything. Especially being a college student where my entire education and essentially life revolves around the internet, its nice to tune it out and just enjoy nature. I also enjoy fishing because its a legitimate challenge, man vs nature. For those who rarely fish, the common bobber and hook with a worm on it is as complicated as it gets. However, for those of us who are passionate about this sport, it's much more involved. What's the air temperature? What's the water temperature? Is it cloudy? Is it sunny? Is it windy? Did it rain last night? What's the water clarity like? What time of year is it? What type of bait fish are they feeding on? Are they spawning? These are only some of the questions a serious fisherman considers while picking where, when and how to fish.
Lake Hartwell Largemouth Bass