Websites such as FishHound.com, SportfishingReport.com, and NorthwestFishingReports.com offer fishing enthusiasts a wealth of free fishing reports. The Parks and Wildlife departments of individual states also offer fishing reports for their regions on their respective websites.
FishHound.com offers fishing reports based on regions, as well as product reviews, fishing articles, tournament information, and member forums. A membership is not required to access fishing report information, but users must sign up in order to post to the website's forums. The website also offers an email newsletter and a print magazine.
SportfishingReport.com also offers free fishing reports, specifically for the southern California area, and also other articles on fishing and fishing products. Additionally, the website offers a daily species report on the most popular fish. The site touts its reports as being as good as the industry standard, and among the best fishing reports in the business.
NorthwestFishingReports.com focuses on offering free fishing reports in the states of Washington and Oregon. The majority of information in the reports comes from user submissions. The website offers member forums and chat rooms, as well as event calendars and information on any local fishing events. The website also offers maps of lakes and rivers in the Northwest.