Pretty awesome idea from Maryland…….
“The Pasadena library is one of two in Anne Arundel County where people can check out fishing rods and gear — just as they would a book — through a partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
The library has eight fishing rods and reels on hand, as well as a supply of tackle equipment. …the program has hooked people who wouldn’t ordinarily try fishing to get into the sport, and away from their television sets. The Baltimore Sun