How to Catch Fish

Fishing is a great activity that can be done at any age. It’s not hard to learn how to fish, it just takes a little time and practice. In this section you can find more information and fishing tips on each step to learning how to fish.

Traditional Fishing Floats: The Bobber

Traditional Fishing Floats: The Bobber

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4 Tips to Help Beginners Land Fish

4 Tips to Help Beginners Land Fish

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LEARN HOW TO CATCH FISH

How to Land a Fish

How to Land a Fish

Once you have reeled in a fish, follow these tips to help you land your catch safely.

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How to Set the Drag

How to Set the Drag

Learn how to set the drag with these simple instructions and fishing tips here.

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How to Cast

How to Cast

Learn how to cast your fishing rod using different types of reels with these steps.

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How to Reel in Fish

How to Reel in Fish

Learn how to reel in fish with these two simple steps, get fishing tips and more.

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How to Set the Hook

How to Set the Hook

Learn how to reel in fish with these two simple steps. Get fishing tips and more.

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How to Clean a Fish

How to Clean a Fish

Learn more about the many ways to clean and prepare your catch.

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How to Store a Fish

How to Store a Fish

Once you have caught your fish, you will need to learn the proper way to store your catch.

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How to Release Fish

How to Release Fish

Follow these steps to help ensure higher survival rates for your catch.

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Show us your #FirstCatch

Show us your #FirstCatch

First of the day, first of the season or first of a lifetime. Show us your #FirstCatch.

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Free Fishing Days 2016

Free Fishing Days 2016

On Free Fishing Days anglers are allowed to fish on public waters without a license.

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National Fishing and Boating Week

National Fishing and Boating Week

An event that highlights the importance of recreational boating and fishing.

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Disney Partnership

Disney Partnership

Reel in the fun with guided fishing at the Walt Disney World® Resort.

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Purchase a Virginia Fishing License