Re: The Most Complex Fishing Disciplines
A rod, a fly-line, 9 ft of monofilament and a single fly, and a fish in the net. That' s pretty simple.
Mind you a lot of the time you have all the above without the fish and thing start to look more complicated. And that's fishing.
Of course, a spinning rod and reel loaded with braid, a bit of mono loop-to-looped on the end, a link swivel and a Rapala. That's pretty simple too.
Match fishing? Possibly more complicated in terms of tackle but it's a means to an end, the best ideas are simple and, re the posts above, a good coarse angler will do well with salmon, that's no surprise. The big difference is strength of tackle - 20 lb B/S rather than 2 lb.