Feel like going fishing? Here's a website to get you into the sport hook, line and sinker.
Not only is takemefishing .org a resource on everything from how to fish to cleaning and cooking your catch, it also provides specific advice for fishing and boating in all 50 states.
Whether your preference is freshwater, saltwater or fly fishing, you can learn about where to fish, the gear required, baits and lures, techniques, tips and tricks.
Select a locale to find links for obtaining a fishing license and how to register your boat, as well as a map of places to fish within a selected mile radius and where to fish for specific species. Use the events database to search by state or ZIP code for upcoming classes, clinics and contests.
Other site features include instructional videos, blogs, conservation advice, tips for fishing with kids and the Fishopedia, an illustrated guide to every type of fish and what it takes to catch them.
DESCRIPTION Everything you need to know to drop a line
TARGET AUDIENCE New or inexperienced piscators
BOTTOM LINE If you're ready to take the plunge, this is the place to start.