Originally Posted by Stick_Player
There are reams of internet sites devoted to this.
Yes, and there's lots of bad guides and advice on the internet too. Which is why a guy would come to a bass specific site and ask for advice...
dadday07, there's a great free pdf book by Jerzy Drozd that's very detailed and will walk you through it. It's what I used to learn, and it's frequently recommended on TB. You can find it here.
It's not hard, just take your time and be patient.