Universally, the term
"gone fishing" is associated with vacations. In that
case planning a fishing vacation should be nothing
more then a natural choice. Fishing combines sport,
relaxation, communing with nature and free food and
hence qualifies as the perfect vacation. From a
weekend trip to the closest lake front camping
ground to an adventurous and long packaged tour to
the best fishing locales of the world, one has
plenty of choices that could be made.
While planning a long
fishing vacation, there are a couple of obvious
choices to be made. First one being what type of
fishing is most appealing. The most basic breakdown
here is a choice between freshwater and saltwater
come in various sizes and forms. They can be started
with loading your car with fishing rods and sleeping
bags or calling a travel agent or professional
These trips can be
taken all the year round. Although the first thought
is generally to catch the bass biting at the very
onset of spring or the blues running in autumn.
Trips can be made absolutely anytime of the year,
even in the dead of the winter, just in case he
angler has no aversions to cutting holes in the ice.
can be fun for all, irrespective of whether you are
a novice or a very serious sportsman. The only
essential purchase required is the fishing license,
rest all can be rented. Rods and reels, boats and
crews, which can even cater lunch, can be rented
It can be a way for
families to spend time together while simultaneously
enjoying the outdoors. Although the idea of
skewering worms onto hooks may sound gross yet the
vacation can be fun for the entire family. Fishing
is a leisurely pastime and you don't have to excel
at it to enjoy, and a total beginner might be just
as good or even more than a seasoned pro.
Just because you are
vegetarian, doesn't mean you can't have fun while
fishing. One may use catch and release techniques
for the fun of the sport.
While as said
earlier, their can be several ways of going for
certainly has some advantages. Best part here being
that all the essentials are included right in the
price. One need not carry all the equipment around,
and thus the trip becomes more fun. Along with the
trip, the vacationer also gets the expertise of the
trip provider. Thus one need not hunt around for the
best 'fishing hole' and thus the chances of
returning empty handed are considerably reduced.
Also at fairly reasonable prices one may also get
lunch included in the package deal.
Toughest decision to
be made while planning a trip is, where to go. Think
globally as there are plenty of scenic fishing spots
which are a real treat for anyone interested.
British Columbia in Canada boasts of beautiful
wilderness and streams filled with great number of
fishes of an ample of species.
There are also the
less exotic but easier on the pocket destination
which can be good value for money. Prices for
accommodations may range from 100$ to 300$. One may
also like to make it a learning experience, by
opting for a Fishing School package. It generally
includes hands-on and personal tutoring regarding
the ins and outs of fishing. All the equipment is
provided by the school. Prices may be around 300$
per session , travel expenses excluded.
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