Fishing is a hobby for many people. It can be as relaxing or as intense of a sport as you want it to be. Some of the best fishing in the world can be where you least expect it. If you want to try your hand at fly-fishing, spear fishing or other techniques, check out one of these top five places to go fishing.
When you want a serene fishing experience, there is nothing like spending time exploring more than 59,000 miles of streams and rivers throughout the state. If you want to fish for rainbow trout, cutthroat trout or Arctic grayling, you will want to check out the western regions of Montana.
While Sicily may bring to mind images of lazy afternoons and mounds of Italian food, Sicily also is one of the best fishing spots in the world. While the number of fish in and around the island is not huge, you should still bring your spearfishing gear to try your hand at this exciting way of catching fish. Here you will find species such as dorado, tuna and barracuda.
Capetown, South Africa
When you come to fish in Capetown, you have different options. You can either choose the exciting big game sportfishing trips, or you can try fishing like the locals. Locals enjoy saltwater fly-fishing from the shore. You will be able to catch snoek and boggems, though many find that these species are better to catch than to cook up and eat.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
When you want to have a high seas fishing adventure, Cabo is the best place in the world to be. You can go out on a fishing expedition and try to catch a number of large marine species that include marlin, wahoo, yellowfin tuna, dorado and sierra. While the marlin are strictly catch and release, anything else you catch you can bring back to port.
If fishing for sharks appeals to you, there’s no other place in the world for shark fishing better than Victoria, Australia. Here you can find a number of interesting species to fish for, including school shark, great hammerhead, gummy shark, spurred dogshark and oceanic blue whaler. However, the great white sharks and grey nurse sharks are off limits due to protected status.
These are just some of the top places around the world where fishing is both a relaxing pastime and a serious sporting event. No matter what type of fishing you like to do, there are all types of great fishing spots for you to explore.
Author Bio: Rachel may not seem like a fisher on the outside with her high heels and business suits. But on the weekends look no further than the closest lake, or ocean to find her relaxing with her kids decked out in their spearfishing gear. She credits her father for teaching her to fish at a young age and her mother for teaching her to cook her catch!