New to fishing



Whether you are a fly fisher, spin fisher, bait fisher, deep sea fisher....welcome! While Trout Unlimited' s membership base is primarily made up of fly fishers whose passion is trout, we welcome all to our angling community.

If you are a TU member, you may contact your local chapter. TU members are often eager to share their stories and tips and tricks for catching fish locally. You'll find TU members to be some of the most knowledgeable and helpful anglers on the stream.

If you are not a member of TU, click here to join today! is also a great way to learn more about fishing. The website houses discussion boards for advice, tips, and more. You can join a group of like-minded anglers and strike up conversations, share photos, etc. You can also check out our fishing library at Finally, practice of practice, practice, practice and you will see a world of endless possibility. And if you don't catch a fish, no worries! Just being out on the water makes for a most excellent day!


I'm new to fishing and need some help getting started. What do I need to know? 


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