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Fishing is Easy to Learn

If you’ve never fished before, don’t worry – you’re in good hands. Zebco has helped millions learn how to fish and have a blast doing it.

How to Cast a Spincast Combo

Cast like a pro in minutes — all with the push of a button. Our video will show you how.

Fishing Terms/Glossary

Like any enthusiast activity, fishing has its own lingo. The following terms are sure to come in handy as you progress along in your new favorite pastime.

Infographic - Common Lures

Put the right lure in the right spot and get ready to reel 'em in.

How to Cast a Spinning Reel

There’s really not that much to working a spinning reel. Our video will have you casting with confidence in no time.

How to Tie a Knot

For tying line to hooks and lures, this might be the only knot you’ll ever need: the improved clinch knot. It’s super easy to tie and incredibly strong.

How to use a Rod Caddy

Our ingenious Rod Caddy provides a simple, hands-free way to organize, transport and protect 2-piece rods and reels. 

Know Your Fishing Line

Fishing line is available in a dizzying variety of weights, types and brands. But as with most things in life, you can make it as simple or complicated as you wish.

Choosing the Right Reel

No matter what your skill level – or what kind of fishing you like to do – we’ve got the perfect rod and reel. Read on to learn what’s right for you.

Be a Better Angler

If you've got the basics down, we can show you how to take your fishing skills up a notch.

How to Take Great Photos

Here are some simple tips to help you take great fishing photos that’ll make you a social media legend.

How to get your Fishing License

Most states require a fishing license if you're an adult. And Zebco can help you get yours fast by applying online.

Fishing on Vacation

The average American only gets 10 days of paid vacation a year. So you better make the most of it.

Infographic - Basic Tackle

Take it nice and easy with this simple bobber fishing rig.

Fishing with Kids

How to reel in crappies, sunfish and unruly 5-year-olds. For quality time with your family, there's nothing quite like spending a day at the lake together.

Fish for the First Time

With easy-casting Zebco gear and a few tips, you'll be fishing like a pro in no time.

Teach Someone to Fish

From "how-to" videos to helpful tips for kids, we make it easy to share your love for fishing.

Infographic - Advanced Knots

Take your knot game up a notch for more hook-ups.

Infographic - Simple Knots

Less time tying means more time having fun.

Infographic - Types of Fish

From saltwater to freshwater, learn the characteristics of common types of fish.