How to fish

Fishing basics

Fishing rod and reel sitting on a dockWe can help you get started in fishing. Check out our tips and links to helpful videos and blogs on how to fish, filletting fish, frying fish and more.

Find a place

We can help you find a place to fish. The DNR has maps for 4,500 fishing lakes, trout streams, fishing piers, urban ponds, canoe landings and more.

Fish species & advice

We can help you catch the fish species you seek. Check out helpful guides, links and blogs on catching bass, sunfish and other species.