It might make it feel “mushy”. It might feel heavier or you will actually feel the fish pecking on it. The thing is you have to know how the lure feels all the rest of the time and then anytime it starts to feel different you move to the next key point. Sometimes a bite in cover just feels like the lure is stuck.
Can you catch the same fish twice?
Some have reeled in one that got away with their lures and hooks still stuck in the fish’s mouth. Others claim distinctly marked or wounded from previous come back to take another bite. But, can a fish bite twice? The simple answer is yes, fish can bite twice but there is a more behind this seemingly simple answer.
Do fish actually feel pain?
“Fish do feel pain. … At the anatomical level, fish have neurons known as nociceptors, which detect potential harm, such as high temperatures, intense pressure, and caustic chemicals. Fish produce the same opioids—the body’s innate painkillers—that mammals do.
What to do if fish are not biting?
“When the fish ‘won’t bite,’ you’re often just in the wrong location or fishing too fast or slow,” Lindner explains. “But what happens is you tie on a bunch of different baits, throw ’em six or seven times and then cut ’em off and try something else — ‘Well, they won’t bite that one! ‘ And back in the box it goes.”
Do fish know when it’s bait?
Most of the time, the fish aren’t thinking about what they are eating, its just a reaction strike. This is an evolutionary trait. The food could be gone within a second. With that being said, most fish do know what is and isn’t food.
Why are fish not biting right now?
Once the water temperature gets too hot or cold fish tend to shut down. If the fish aren’t biting it may just be too cold or too hot for the fish that you are trying to catch. Or you may just need to slow your presentation and cast directly on them so that it doesn’t take a lot of energy for them to grab your lure.