Let's Go Fishing!

June 18th is Go Fishing Day, and what better time to get outside and go fishing with assistance from your Alachua County Library District.

Did you know that the library has many materials on fishing? The library has books on fishing for children and adults, including some of these recommended books to learn more about fishing. You can get pick up these and other items using the Alachua County Library District's Curbside Service

For Children:

Hooked by Tom GreenwaldHooked by Tom Greenwald








Kids Guide to Fishing


Kids Guide to Fishing: the Young Angler's Guide to Catching More and Bigger Fish by Dave Maas













Skyfishing by Gideon Sterer










For Adults:

250 Amazing Fishing Tips by Lamar Underwood250 Amazing Fishing Trips: the Best Tactics and Techniques to Catch Any and All Game Fish: Bass, Trout, Pandfish, and More! by Lamar Underwood






If You Didn't Bring Jerky What Did I Just Eat





If You Didn't Bring Jerky, What Did I Just Eat? by Bill Heavey 





Complete Book of Baits, Rigs, and Tackle







Complete Book of Baits, Rigs & Tackle by Vic Dunaway














Did you know that Overdrive has many resources on fishing as well? Try our digital fishing collection and enjoy many eBooks and Audiobooks. There is also a fishing streaming video available! 


Is it safe to go fishing right now? These articles from On the Water and BassMaster discuss how to practice safe techniques while fishing. 


Did you know that you may need a license to fish in Florida? The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission explains the criteria of who needs a fishing license and has information on freshwater and saltwater fishing licenses.


Posted by TarynB on June 5, 2020