The game starts with the logo of THQ and the Bass Angler's Society who licensed the game. All videos run in a window like this.
The game runs in a window of a fixed size, it fills the rest of the screen with a grey background. This is the main menu
The game's help text opens up another window, or windows, that overwrite each other. The help files can be accessed in-game or separately from the game.
The player can select seven rod / lure combinations for the lake and the conditions they are fishing under. For Amateurs there is a pre-defined set.