Having a curious mind can have its drawbacks. For me it's a particular nuisance when I'm fishing trying to focus on the task at hand. One minute I'll be casting to a log, intent on retrieving my lure, and before I know it the bait is sitting still while my mind races off reflecting on life's great mysteries.
Organizing your fishing tackle is really no different than organizing anything else you've got to have a system and stick with it. Discipline is as important as what system you use.
Most of us have more tackle than we will ever use. Regardless, most days we have trouble finding what we want, when we want it. We're disorganized.
You can't buy much of anything anymore that isn't specially geared to a very particular purpose. It used to be that you went to the tackle store and looked at the fishing rods. Now you look at the bass rods or the muskie rods or the crappie rods.
This is a supplement to the article Jerk Deep for a Change
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Since I started doing this column for Bassmaster.com, I've been getting a lot of e-mails asking some very interesting questions. Some of the questions are so thought provoking that I've turned them into columns.
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