By: Wiki Step by Step Method: 1.Choose a location 2.Choose your bait, and your hooks 3.Choose the appropriate bait fishing method 4.Cast your line, or place it in the water and wait for a bite. 5.Wait. 6.Hook that fish. 7.Pull the fish in by pumping and lifting the rod vertically while simultaneously reeling. 8.Get hold of the fish by moving your hand from head toward the tail without get lanced by its fins, but if you move your hand against the grain, you'll get speared, ouch! 9.Remove the hook 10.Decide if you are catching and releasing or keeping the fish 11.Repeat the process 12.Also look for fish moving along the shoreline! And don't forget the experience you first got a fish.