Combining the meditative qualities of extreme relaxation with the sudden thrill of the hunt, fishing is a fabulous pastime for all sorts of people.
What’s more, over seventy per cent of our beautiful planet is covered in water, meaning there are stunning spots to enjoy fishing all over the world.
The UK is home to some great lakes, rivers and coasts, but you’ll also find plenty of glorious fishing spots the world over. Broaden your horizons and plan a trip to a few of the best fishing spots to be found overseas.
The world’s best fishing holidays abroad
There are so many fabulous fishing spots available around the world that it can be difficult to know where to start. Think about the most important factors for your preferred style of fishing trip. Is the chance of finding a record breaking catch the most important thing about a fishing holiday for you? Or are you more attracted to the idea of tranquil fishing experiences in beautiful locations? You’ll soon be able to narrow down your search. A great place to get started is the World Fishing Network, a brilliant resource for keen fishers who want to step out of their comfort zone and explore new locations.
To ensure you’re able to absorb fantastic views and wonderful local towns during your fishing trip, it’s well worth taking a few hints from The Telegraph’s list of top fishing spots. It includes everything from fly fishing in Iceland to trout fishing in Morocco and includes information about potential hotel stays and package deals – perfect if you’re looking for a trip that will be comfortable and scenic as well as providing satisfying fishing experiences. You’ll also find a selection of breath-taking fishing spots ripe for exploration featured at IBTimes, which offers some good tips for picking your perfect spot.
Angling Direct is another handy place for inclusive fishing holidays. Taking all of the stress out of finding a suitable location and hiring the right gear to get out on the water, big game fishing holidays are designed to let you forget about the small details and concentrate on the fun of fishing. Check out the amazing experiences to be found in places like Kenya or Madagascar and anticipate a fishing trip full of surprises.
Finding the best places to fish
If you’re interested in breaking records and finding prize winning catches, you should take the time to check out the list of trophy fishing countries put together by Fishing Planet Earth. This exhaustive list is ideal for anglers who are hoping to fish the world’s trophy hot spots. You’ll also find some great hints and tips from the folks at Fly Fishing Heaven, who offer a selection of advice about fishing destinations across the globe and share lots of fascinating first hand experiences.
Spinfish is another excellent resource for people who love to fish. This free, online magazine is packed with news of recent fishing triumphs as well as reviews about certain areas or types of gear. Have a look at its fly fishing around the world section for some inspiring stories from across the globe.
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