Beginner Fly Fishing Gear Checklist: 10 Essentials for Getting Started
A Primer on Recreational Crabbing and Crab Fishing License Needs
Select a state to find fishing and boating information:
Get A Fishing License
Get started fishing today, purchase your fishing license online, check regulations and more.
Register A Boat
Register your boat today. Learn how to register your vessel, boating laws and more.
Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > July 2016
Florida fishing offers a diverse range of both saltwater and freshwater fish species, as well as other exotic wildlife. A local angler shares several tips to help you have a successful fishing adventure.
Clean boating practices can significantly minimize the pollutants that affect water quality. Try a few simple methods to help facilitate clean water so there are more fish to catch!
Finding the right fishing guide can make or break your fishing trip. Here’s what you need to know about planning your charter fishing adventure, and maybe catch an unforgettable marlin.
Fly fishing pants protect you from UV rays, bug bites and scratchy brush as you wade along the beach or shoreline. They also have a habit of collecting interesting objects like these!
One of the best parts of fishing is finding new places to fish, especially if you're catching new fish species. You'll learn a lot and have a fun time doing so.
With just a few pieces of basic gear, you'll be reeling in fish and making new memories in no time.
Fishing and boating protect water resources and provide habitat for birds, which can help you fish. Learn how to increase your catch by birdwatching!
Wondering which situations can either make or break your fishing vacation experience? Make your family fishing trip the very best it can be with these 5 suggestions.
Besides fishing, there are many ways to have fun on a boat this summer. You just might discover your next favorite activity!
Fish on the line! These were the electric words being yelled all day by first mates of The Worm, Bob and Tim. The annual RBFF team fishing trip was a success as we all had an eventful day fishing for rockfish and striper, out of the Chesapeake Bay.
A short lesson on how weather predicts the best fishing times. Learn about wind, barometric pressure, and changing weather patterns – you just might catch more bass!
Can you guess what this angler did on behalf of fishing conservation? Read to find out how she helped to prevent overfishing and protect sport fishing for future generations.
Avoid boating accidents with three tips to keep you, your crew, and your boat safe this summer. Learn who has the right-of-way, how to handle a wake, when to help a grounded vessel, and more!
Does a mess of fresh fried crappie sound like the perfect summer supper? Catch your limit with these three expert crappie fishing tips. Find out where crappie like to hang out and what kind of bait almost guarantees they’ll strike
Whether a boating vacation or just a short boat ride on a local lake, being on the water has been proven to have mental and physical health benefits. Here are some reminders of why it’s a great decision to engage in family boating, water sports, fishing, or floating.
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Sign-up to receive our monthly newsletter with interesting blogs about fishing and boating. Get fishing tips and tricks and read personal stories from anglers who live and breathe fishing and boating. Learn new fishing skills, boating resources, fishing etiquette, conservation and more.
Please complete the following fields to subscribe to our newsletter.
What information would you like?
Click on your state to find out where to buy a fishing license, types of fishing licenses available, age requirements, fishing regulations and fishing license online options.
Click on your state to find out how to register your boat, requirements, regulations and to get more information.