The Unofficial Guide to Fishing for Beginners, Amateurs, & Hobbyists.

The Ultimate Guide to Fishing
Beginners. Amateurs. Hobbyists.

Saving you time, money, and frustration so you can focus on what matters.


It's the things we work hard for that reward us the most.

We’ve been passionate about fishing for decades and nothing makes us happier than sharing our passion with others. So, we’ve created a guide to fishing in an effort to make learning how to fish as straight-forward as possible. We prepare you step-by-step and break down fundamental fishing practices to increase your chances of success out on the water.

Inside the Beginner's Guide to Fishing

Out of nowhere you feel a pull through your line and the next thing you know, you're playing a game of tug-of-war with an actual fish...

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Tips for Buying Fishing Gear

What you should know before buying your fishing rods, reels, and tackle, and our recommendations based on your angling style and budget.

Coming Soon: Fishing Starter Kits

In partnership with Gagnon Sports, we've put together an exclusive starter kit for beginners containing everything you need to get started. From a rod and reel combo to all the tackle and accessories you'll need to learn, practice, and perfect your skills.

Online and Local Coaching

Prefer one-on-one instruction? Rapture Fishing offers in-person lessons in the Greater Toronto Area and virtual lessons to anyone around the world interested in learning how to fish. Click below to learn more or contact us if you have any questions.

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