About 40 percent of all fish are freshwater species. Common freshwater species are bass, trout, certain species of salmon, walleye, musky, crappie, catfish, and many others. Freshwater fishing can be done in many ways – from shore or a boat, from a bridge or dock, in lakes and ponds, and rivers and streams. There are a variety of freshwater fishing techniques, in addition to gear, baits and lures, depending on the type of fish you’re after. With all the different possibilities, there’s something for everyone. What are you waiting for?