Fishing Resources

Are you new to fishing? Do you want to learn more about our fishing initiatives, conservation and fun fishing events? The water is open to everyone, learn all the basics and get started in minutes here.

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Everything You Need To Start Fishing

Learning how to fish is actually much easier than you might think.

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First Catch Centers Fishing and Boating Events

First Catch Centers Events

Check out the next fishing and boating event at a First Catch Center near you.

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Learn about the Red Snapper and Red Drum Conservation Project

FishSmart Conservation Project

Learn more about the FishSmart Red Snapper and Red Drum Conservation Project.

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Get Your Fish On

Get Inspired. Get Your Fish On.

If you want to feel something real. It's time for you to get your fish on.

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Get on Board

All the fishing & boating resources you need in one place to plan a day out on the water

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Experience Fishing at Disney World

Fishing at Walt Disney World®

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

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I Am An Angler – Take Me Fishing

I Am An Angler

The face of fishing is changing and we’re here to tell the stories of all anglers.

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Raise the Tide

Raise the Tide

Share your passion for fishing and help us encourage other women to go out fishing.

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State Agency COVID-19 Updates

Get the latest state agency updates

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Stories of Mentors

Watch these mentor stories to learn how they’re empowering the next generation of anglers.

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Women Anglers

We are encouraging all women to go out and create their next fishing and boating adventure

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Angler Academy for kids

Welcome to Angler Academy!

No one said you can’t bring fishing inside! There’s lots of fun activities we can do right from home

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