"In-Fisherman: Freshwater Trophies" is a PC-based fishing simulation game in which players attempt to land freshwater fish in a realistic fishing environment. Players choose their own tackle, including rod, hook and lure, and try to land fish by moving the mouse. Setting the hook is a vital part of landing a fish, as a poorly placed hook will slip out of the fish's mouth and the fish will swim away. Setting the hook is relatively straightforward and easy to master with practice.
Start the "In-Fisherman: Freshwater Trophies" game and click the "Lure" button to adjust your tackle, including rod, line and lure. Your tackle setup will help you attract fish.
Select a lure resembling the food your target fish normally eats to help increase the chance of a bite. Heavier lines are stronger and less likely to break while reeling in a large fish; light lines are harder for the fish to see and can be cast farther.
Dangle your rod in the water and wait for a fish to bite. Click a location on the navigation map to move your boat to a different part of the lake if the fish are not biting in your current location.
Quickly press the left mouse button when a fish bites to reel in the slack line. Move the mouse forward and backward to set the hook by moving your rod up and down. It may take a few tries to get right.
Reel in the fish by controlling your line tension by continuing to tap the left mouse button and dragging the mouse forward and backward. A tension level will appear indicating the strain on the line: red means the line is in danger of breaking; yellow is a warning that the fish may throw the hook; and green means tension level is good.
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