Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing means fishing in waters that are generally considered to contain fresh water, with minimal or no salt content. It’s one of the more versatile types of fishing, with various species of fish, and many ways to fish for them.

There are freshwater lakes, reservoirs, ponds, streams and rivers in every state across the country that you can find in our Where to Fish & Boat map. Freshwater fishing is one of the types of fishing that is ideal for beginning anglers since it can be enjoyed from shore or from land using a simple tackle set up. There are many types of freshwater fish, such as largemouth bass or bluegill, which can be targeted by the entire family with a basic rod and reel combo.

About 40 percent of all fish are freshwater species . Common freshwater fish species are bass, trout, certain species of salmon, walleye, musky, crappie, catfish, and many others.

Freshwater fishing can be done in many ways – from shore or a boat, from a bridge or dock, in lakes and ponds, and rivers and streams. There are many types of Freshwater fishing, including lakes and ponds, rivers and streams, fishing from shore or a boat, from a bridge or dock. There are a variety of freshwater fishing techniques, in addition to fishing gear , baits and lures, depending on the type of fish you’re after.

With all the different possibilities, there’s something for everyone. What are you waiting for?