Though approximately 70% of the surface of the earth is covered with water, the salinity or amount of salt in the water will vary to a very great extent. More than 97% of the water on earth is having a higher salinity and only water with a salinity of less than 0.05% is considered to be freshwater. So freshwater fishing includes fishing in ponds, lakes, wells, rivers. It should be noted that most freshwater fish will not survive in salt water and vice versa with a few exceptions like salmon. Hence, to Bait Freshwater fish, the kind of bait required will be different, since the fish differ and are usually smaller in size.
Catching saltwater fish is a major challenge since fish do not bite the bait quickly. Like other living creatures, fish have their senses well developed and their survival instinct helps them avoid most objects which could pose a threat to their life. So it is important to have a bait which the saltwater fish will mistake for their food and bite the bait, so that the angler can catch them. A wide variety of bait both natural and artificial can be used to catch saltwater fish. The best Bait Saltwater fish are discussed in this article, to help anglers.