Updated Thu, Feb 21, 2008 by Ethec
Note: The Mining and Herbalism gathering guides will tell you what regions present the best chance of finding the resources and skill raises you need. Use the skinning guide to discover the regions most abundant in skinnable creatures for your level range. As skinning is a less "exact" profession (not only must you find the appropriate type of animal for the leather you need, for example, but also the proper quality), the skinning gathering guide is fairly basic at this point.
Gathering Guides, By Profession: