As soon as you have decided that it is a hobby you would like to pursue there are lots of ways you could find access aside from free fishing from jetties and piers.
Google meetup groups and see if there are any fishing meetups in your area. If you let people know you’re a beginner they’re generally more than happy to provide tips on how best to get started. Attend meetups, read up on basics (Google knows everything!) , and see YouTube videos for great advice from other novices, to professionals.
Research the best rod and reel for you and off you go. Fishing tackle shops will have the ability to offer advice on equipment and you’ll pick up more tips along the way. Your equipment doesn’t have to be expensive, especially for hobby fishing. Research reviews about the various size fishing rods, the sort of fish you will probably be following locally, and just make certain that you have a decent excellent reel. Prefilled tackle boxes are a great way to start. There’s an array of these available depending on the environment you will be fishing in. Again, ask for advice.
Local fishing charters and Oakland Park Wildlife Removal are a terrific way to get started before you invest money and time, as they generally provide all equipment and help with baiting hooks etc., and lots of general advice. The charters are a great outing either alone, or with family and friends and make for a very social setting and a great learning environment.
Join a local fishing/angling club and get involved in everything that they provide. Apart from the social aspect, the fisherfolk will likely offer to take you out on their ships and there’ll also be club competitions, overall fishing including girls days and boating events in which you can participate.
Prior to starting, you’ll need a mandatory fishing licence that are easily and cheaply available online. Look for your state’s site and purchase online with options for different amount of time choices – licences are usually then emailed directly to you.
Let your friends know about your new interest and let them now that you are keen to drop a line in at any opportunity that they hear of. They may even catch the bug!