Put in the time and effort and you'll meet people along the way. Sit back and watch for a few minutes every now and then. Don't be afraid to talk to people. You'll learn a lot. Pay close attention to detail when you're out. Take pictures(careful posting them) and keep a note pad with you and take notes. Weather, water temp, air pressure, where you caught each fish/where you got bit, lure/bait size/color, etc.. You'll start seeing patterns. Piece it all together like a puzzle and it'll make you a much better angler. They're definitely there. Keep after them. You'll find them.