Find local fishing ponds by visiting TakeMeFishing.org and entering your home address. The website All About Fishing, at AA-Fishing.com, contains local maps of fishing spots as well. Alternatively, you can visit a state parks department website to find lists of protected local ponds to fish in.
You can find fishing ponds, streams and lakes on TakeMeFishing.org, which displays local results on a map. Users can add non-fishing points of interest to the map, such as nearby eateries.
All About Fishing lists major fishing lakes in each state and also displays their locations on a satellite map. Lake listings include distance from major cities.
Finally, state websites such as New York's Department of Environmental Conservation site, at dec.ny.gov, frequently list local parks and their amenities, or local areas where citizens can fish.