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    One of the best ways to learn more about fishing is from others! Here in the Take Me Fishing Boating & Fishing Community you can do just that. Read weekly blogs written by the pros, share the best fishing spots with fellow anglers on the Places to Boat and Fish Map, discuss how to fish with others in the forum, or find an event to attend with angling families.

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  • Fishing Hotspots

    • Eastatoee

      Trout fishing

      10/4/2015 12:20:28 PM

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    • Inglis Lock

      Man made freshwater canal, moderate water flow, 10 to 15' deep, stained water.

      9/26/2015 10:23:48 PM

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    • Woodhouse Conservation Area

      Part of Crow Creek stemming from North Crow Reservoir has been dammed, and created a nice little lake at the base of a large mountain. Since being managed by the Game and Fish Department, the area is now stocked with Brook and Rainbow Trout. The beaver ponds in the area also yield trout for those avid fly fishermen. It's a great spot that is rarely visited as not many locals know about it.

      9/23/2015 3:25:30 PM

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  • Get Involved with Boating & Fishing

    • National Fishing and Boating Week takes place the first week of June and is the perfect time to get out and learn how to fish. Most states offer Free Fishing Days during this time, giving you a chance to explore some of the best fishing spots near you without a license.
    • One of the best parts about fishing, whether from shore or from a boat is sharing photos of your big catch! See photos from other anglers then add your own photo or video.
    • A great place to try fishing, or meet other anglers, consider attending an event like a fishing derby, boat show or how-to clinic. Search our nationwide database to find a boating or fishing event near you.
    • The boating and fishing community forum is a great place to ask other anglers questions about the best fishing spots or other topics. Read some of the ongoing threads or start your own.
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  • Upcoming Boating & Fishing Events


    Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week

    National Wildlife Refuges Falls Church, Virginia
    8:00 AM
    Organizer: Vanessa Kauffman


    Fall Family Fishing Festival

    Hempstead Lake State Park (MacDonald Pond) Hempstead, New York
    10:00 AM
    Organizer: Bob McCormack


    Socastee Fishing Rodeo

    Sayebrook Pond (behind petco) Hways 544 and 17 Bypass Socastee, South Carolina
    9:00 AM
    Organizer: Sarah Chabaane