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Introducing Soemone New To Fishing

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Hey guys! Love this forum for gun owners, anglers, hunters, etc. I have a question for y'all. My girlfriend is an outdoors-type girl. She enjoys hiking & such, but is not much of an angler. I've been fishing for over 25 years & competing in local bass tournaments for 4 years. Recently, she has expressed some interest in fishing some bass tournaments with me. I have access to a friend's jonboat, so that's not a problem. She doesn't do much fishing, however. I was wanting to get a spincast outfit so we could do some bluegill fishing with live bait to get her used to learning how to hook, fight, & land fish, then gradually introduce her into bass fishing. Is this a good idea? I was just wondering. She already wants to deer hunt with me & shoot in 3-D archery tournaments with me. Any adivce will be helpful. :feedback:
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Letting her learn how to catch bream first sounds like a very good idea. Bream fight in a very similar way to bass. Plus I can't speak for everyone but I would be willing to bet most kids/and first time fishermen start with bream.
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