Types of Fishing

All types of fishing are fun and offer a great opportunity to spend quality time with your family and friends in the outdoors. Learn more about freshwater fishing, saltwater fishing, fly fishing and ice fishing here. Choose the type of fishing that you want to do when you take your next trip.

Two anglers catching bass on a boat

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Two different types of frogs for fishing

Frog Fishing 101

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LEARN DIFFERENT TYPES OF FISHING

Ice Fishing

Ice fishing provides anglers an opportunity to go fishing during the winter months.

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Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is fun, relaxing and easy to learn. Learn how to start fly fishing today.

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Saltwater Fishing

Find information about how to make your saltwater fishing trips more fun, and successful.

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Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing can be done in many ways from lakes and ponds to rivers and streams.

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Learn how to fish from the shore of a pond, river, lake or coastline.

Shore Fishing

Learn how to fish from the shore of a river, lake or coastline. Get shore fishing tips.

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Canoe fishing information

Canoe Fishing

Find out how to canoe fish in freshwater or saltwater. Learn how to register your canoe.

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How to start paddle board fishing

Paddle Board Fishing

Find out how to get started stand up paddle board fishing or SUP fishing.

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