The good old days of a stick, some string and a worm are a cherished part of American tradition. Today, there are all kinds of fishing gear choices, depending on your experience level, what kind of fish you’re after, and how you’ll be fishing. Selecting your fishing equipment and fishing accessories is part of the fun. From matching up rods and reels, to putting together rigs and choosing your tackle, here’s what you need to know to match your fishing wits – and your fishing gear – with fish.