Folks might be able to help you out better if you give a little more info. Like, what are you looking to catch? Are you in a boat or on the shore? Where are you located? Etc. MN has some strict fishing seasons too.
Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn. ~ Chuck Clark