5 Ways to Practice for a Tournament When Time is Short
Practice is a critical component of any tournament angler’s success, but sometimes, schedules are tight, and time is limited. If you don’t have a lot of time to spare, there are still ways that you can get in some quality practice. This blog post will discuss five ways to practice for tournaments when time is short.
1. Research, but do it the RIGHT way.
Research should be at the top of every tournament fisherman’s list before practice begins. It is vital to understand the body of water you will be fishing. Knowing things like depth, structure, common vegetation, likely spawning areas, and forage are critical in formulating a game plan. Once you have done your research, you can start to narrow down areas on the lake that will be productive and focus your practice time in those areas.
Make sure you have a good understanding of recent and expected weather patterns so you can factor any weather-related issues into your plan….