There is simply no better tool at your disposal than the internet to find fish. Crazy, we know! But this is the world we live in. You can do everything from look at Google Maps to work out where best to drop a line, to full Navionics Charts for pinpoint underwater topography and navigation.

There are online fishing clubs to join, forums to read and write, species research to be done and all manner of internet phone-based apps to discover and use.

However, it also must be said that you can’t go past your local tackle shop for ‘to the second’, fresh off the boat info! Because this is the business they’re in, they make it a point to know what’s going on and when. From the timing of a specific run of fish to the right tackle to do the job, your local tackle shop is the ‘one-stop-shop’ for everything fishing in your life!

After you’ve trolled these places for info, it’s time to put it into practice. Time on the water comes into play, and all the internet stuff disappears from your mind. The art of angling is one that takes time to learn and is well worth your learning!

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Possibly one of the most popular places to fish in history is from a jetty, rock wall or pier. Easy to access and generally leading to deep waterRigging for any fishing requires a few basic skills to get you started. Knowing how to tie a knot that won’t easily break is a good place to kick off!