Let’s Go Fishing!

Below you will find resources for how to get a kid (and/or yourself) involved in the great outdoor sport of fishing.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Coloring Book

Help kids learn to love and appreciate the outdoors with this alphabet coloring book

Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation

Information about fishing, aquatic sciences, boating, organizations and more

Future Fisherman Foundation

Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs and other youth programs

takemefishing.org

Fishing and boating information resources

Fishing Gear to Get You Started

We’ve compiled a list of Ike Approved fishing gear for the beginner angler so that you can get out on the water and begin your journey into the sport of fishing.

Rod & Reel Combos

Abu Garcia Ike Approved Spinning Combo

Abu Ike Approved Spinning Combo

Abu Garcia Ike Approved Dude Spincast Combo

Abu Ike Approved Dude Spincast Combo

Terminal Tackle

VMC Ike Approved Wide Gap Hook

Ike Approved Wide Gap Hook

VMC Ike Approved Worm Hook

VMC Ike Approved Worm Hook

Eagle Claw Casting Sinkers

Eagle Claw Casting Sinkers

Purpose Fishing Bobbers

Eagle Claw Snap-On Floats

Storage & Accessories

Flambeau Ike’s Big Mouth Tackle box

Flambeau Ike’s Big Mouth Tackle box

Berkley XCD 6" Straight Nose Pliers

Berkley XCD 6″ Straight Nose Pliers

Fishing Line

Berkley Trilene XL Pro Grade Fluorocarbon

Berkley Trilene XL Pro Grade Fluorocarbon

Hard & Softs Baits

Berkley Powerbait The General Worm

Berkley Powerbait The General Worm

Berkley Gulp Extruded Nightcrawler

Berkley Gulp Extruded Nightcrawler

Berkley Gulp Minnow

Berkley Gulp Minnow

Berkley Gulp Alive Minnow

Berkley Gulp Alive Minnow

Rapala CountDown

Rapala CountDown

Rapala Rattlin Rap Lipless Crankbaits

Rapala Rattlin Rap

Rapala Original Floater

Berkley Gulp Minnow

Miscellaneous

Sawyer SPF30 Stay Put Sunscreen

Sawyer SPF30 Stay Put Sunscreen

The Bass University

Check out some videos below from Bass U featuring Mike Ianconelli as he covers some important tips, tricks, and information that is helpful for the beginner angler!

How to Set a Hook – Fishing Basics
Preparing for a Fishing Trip – Fishing Basics
Line Basics for Beginners – Fishing Basics
You’re First Fishing Pole – Fishing Basics
Bass Lure Colors – Fishing Basics
Smaller is Better – Fishing Basics
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