Contrary to what many people believe, fishing can be a fascinating hobby that practically anyone can enjoy. Although the majority of people only enjoy fishing in their local waters, there are many other exciting places around the world for you to explore. To help you in making the right choice, here are five great adventure fishing destinations around the world that you should visit.
Even though the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Kenya is probably its open grasslands and wild safari, it’s also a great adventure destination for fishing. Actually, the Kenyan coast is considered to be one of the best destinations around the world to go deep sea fishing and find some amazing fish species which are waiting for you to fish them out. You’re not done with your fishing adventure unless you go after blue marlin, striped marlin, black marlin, sailfish, short bill spearfish, and swordfish. A billfish fantasy slam is when you see them all in one day, which is not unusual. This competition can be challenging and enjoyable at the same time.
Given the colors of the water that surround this gorgeous town on the South Coast of New South Wales in Australia, Narooma is a rhapsody in blue. While the clear turquoise water of the pristine Wagonga Inlet may be the star of the show, there are other shades of blue that include the tranquil blue of adjacent lakes, and the deep blue of the sea neighboring Montague Island, and the blue of the beaches. Like every town on the South Coast of New South Wales, Narooma has excellent fishing facilities. Don’t hesitate to book one of the quality fishing charters in Narooma which offer some of the best sport and game fishing on the South Coast. Whether you go to the island looking for the kingfish, try deep-water fishing to catch the blue eye fish, or go fishing for pelagic and game fish, you’re sure to have fun.
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Prince Edward Island in Canada is a destination that has two opposite seasons. While there are ferocious winds and blinding blizzards in the winter that cover the area in a thick layer of snow, it’s a delightful beach town in the summer where you can go tuna fishing. Most fishermen would like to have a chance at hooking a bluefin tuna which are enormous, hardy, and very tasty. The waters off Prince Edward Island are full of bluefin tuna from August through October, many of which exceed over 800 pounds. However, due to widespread hunting, bluefish tuna fishing is a touchy subject. That’s why tag and release is highly valued by charter schools in Prince Edward Island, as it offers researchers the chance to discover more about this amazing fish. In addition to fishing, you can also document your fishing travels in a digital format and become a travel influencer.
Mongolian Highlands, Mongolia
Although it may be difficult to get to, the Mongolian Highlands is a great adventure destination with its grassy lowlands, jagged mountains, and ice-cold rivers. Despite it being a faraway place, freshwater fishermen make the trip due to the one fish that lives there. These far-off streams are home to the Taimen, a species that was only recently discovered by scientists. With exclusive camps and hike-out trips that last for days, indulging the ever-expanding groups hoping to catch one, a new tourism industry has built up around them. Because they are vicious, cannibalistic in nature, and have the ability to reach lengths of 2 meters and weights of 90 kg, the Taimen is known by the locals as “river wolves”. So, going on this adventure isn’t for those weak of heart.
Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau
The Bissagos Islands are a vast archipelago of volcanic rocks, expansive mangroves, and inland waterways that are situated just off the west coast of Africa. The sea changes from being clear to being muddy and dark due to the nutrients supplied by four enormous river mouths. This is one of the most significant places where you can go fishing and it’s likely you’ve never even heard of it. In case you didn’t know, the Bissagos Islands are famous for their high level of variation. You can go fishing there for numerous fish from giant jacks and cobia to cob and leer fish. Also included are species like ladyfish, needlefish, and many huge shark species.
Hopefully, this article has provided you with some insight into a few of the many amazing fishing destinations in the world that you should definitely think about visiting soon.