Read MoreThough 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.