Going on a fishing trip with the whole family is one of the best ways to bond with your kids and show them the joys of fishing. Booking a charter with a professional captain can help make sure you get the most from your trip, as an experienced guide will know where to explore and […]
This Massachusetts couple brings romantic elements to every fishing outing. by Rona Gindin When Joe Azzarelli was a romantically unattached graduate student in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he had a silent rule. Any woman smitten with him had better be smitten with fishing. Or, if that’s too strong, she’d need to at least be OK with spending […]
If you’re looking for the best places to go salmon fishing, there’s no shortage of popular locations to visit on your next big trip. Whether you want to visit a state within the U.S. or venture to another country halfway across the world, there are plenty of options available for you to fulfill your salmon […]
If you want to go fishing in the US, there are plenty of places to enjoy a fishing trip. In fact, there are great destinations across the entire 50 US states. To help you find the right spot for your next outing, here are some of the best locations to check out and why they’re […]
If you’re planning on enjoying some ice fishing this season, there’s no shortage of places to visit as a novice or experienced angler looking for a great fishing spot. North America offers a plethora of popular fishing locations, whether you’re searching for a large lake or a more intimate spot to enjoy your outing. 1. […]
Five steps to two full days on the water By Rona Gindin Islamorada in the Florida Keys seems to be on every angler’s wishlist, whether for a first visit or a repeat adventure. Lucky for the rest of us, Orlando attorney Harold “Hal” Morlan II of Walsh Banks Law drives down there for a two-day […]
If you’re headed to the west coast for an unforgettable fishing experience, you’re in luck because there’s no shortage of hotspots worth checking out along the coastline, from southern California to the salt and freshwaters of Seattle. Here are five of the best fishing destinations on the West Coast to visit. 1. San Diego You […]
Passionate anglers share their 2019 must-do lists By Rona Gindin Do you want more gear, education or experiences in 2019? Or maybe less of something – fewer indulgences on high-tech toys, say? You’re not alone. For our blog this week, we asked avid anglers to share their one big fishing-related New Year’s resolution. Here’s what […]
What hurricane? It’s time to go fishing. Just this past October, Hurricane Michael blasted onto land from the Gulf of Mexico, outright flattening some Florida communities with winds of up to 155 miles per hour and earning the megastorm a high-end Category 4 rating. Panama City Beach was lucky enough to avoid the eye. It […]
An Orlando angler shares a decade’s worth of lessons in four vital tips By Rona Gindin The Orlando area’s lakes are full of bass, and heavens do they have sass. But you can catch them. Ben Paquin has been after these beauties since moving to Central Florida 11 years ago, and, while fishing is a […]
Eight towns are as charming as they are angler-friendly by Rona Gindin Anglers from around the world choose Florida for fishing vacations. It’s a natural choice, considering the Sunshine State has more than 2,200 miles of tidal shoreline, plus 7,700 lakes and 10,550 miles of rivers. The authors of Good Catch: Recipes & Stories Celebrating […]
If you’re looking for some of the best fishing spots to enjoy winter fishing this December, you’re in luck because there are plenty of locations worth visiting as a new or veteran angler. You don’t even need to worry about finding a warmer climate to enjoy your fishing excursions, seeing as you can fish with […]
Here are four gifts every angler will love to receive Maybe you’re lucky and the anglers in your family are proud fishing geeks who specify exactly what holiday gifts they want – some micro/macro/techno gizmo that hit the market five seconds ago. You buy it; you wrap it; you’re done. If not, where do you […]
Every angler in your circle will like the gift of fishing with a professional guide You’re stumped, right? You’ve bought the anglers in your life the rods, the reels, the bait boxes, even the special gloves, for heaven’s sake. Short of an actual boat, you’re plumb out of ideas – and the holiday season is […]
An avid angler uses fishing to teach his sons how to deal with the world Late afternoon one summer day, Vincent DelGozzo was concerned. He’d been fishing with his 8-year-old son, Alex, and they’d caught nothing at all. “My youngest has this definite fear of failing, and I thought he’d be upset,” DelGozzo shares. “I […]
“There’s always fish.” If you need to know one thing about fishing off the coast of Hawaii’s Big Island, that’s it. “There’s always fish.” Always. “When you go fishing off Hawaii’s Big Island any of time year, you are going to come home with something,” Jayson Kanekoa promises. “The water stays warm all year, so […]
In the city and beyond, this urban enclave is an angler’s haven in the Pacific Northwest For many, a trip to Seattle might be all about drinking strong coffee, viewing Mount Rainier, taking in myriad museums, and bopping around all those funky islands offshore. If you love to fish, though, you have another world to […]
When visiting the Florida Keys, there are plenty of areas to fish that provide beautiful scenery and fauna that you won’t find elsewhere. Islamorada offers many renowned fishing spots that anglers can easily locate with a bit of local knowledge and strategic navigation, providing ample opportunities to catch a number of Florida sport fish. Here […]
These techie newbies will enhance your fishing experience. Spending time out on the water with a professional fishing guide is all you need for a contented day away. Yet let’s face it: We all like testing new gadgets and gizmos during our excursions. It seems manufacturers come up with new items regularly. (Items? Let’s be […]
More females than ever are fishing for fun. But they sure do things differently. Brace yourselves, gentlemen. You might have to jump up and smile widely while your wife, girlfriend, sister, mother, niece or daughter stops to take selfies – more often than you’d like. You also might balk at their pleasure of having caught […]
This Florida Keys destination is tops for both fishing and weddings. Why not combine the two? So you looooooove to fish. And you looooooove your fiancé. Islamorada, Florida, may be the most heavenly place to hold your destination wedding. Why Fishing on Islamorada Is Amazing These two connect in a surprisingly logical ways. Let’s start […]
This lifelong fisherman, licensed captain, chef and TV personality shares his very favorite fishing destinations. If one person on the planet knows the most about fishing, it may well be Terry French . The charismatic French is best known for nabbing the World Extreme Chef title on Food Network’s Extreme Chef show in 2012. He […]
Why not eat the tasty ‘underutilized species’ that bite your line? Think twice before tossing croakers and bar jacks, Gafftop catfish and banded rudderfish, back into the water during your excursions out on the water with a professional fishing guide. The fish are worth keeping, says a fish-for-dinner guru. “People throw back all of these […]
Hannah Smith discovers serenity, escapism, family bonding and even a break from politics in an activity she’d shunned as a teenager. As a young girl, Hannah Smith would grasp her “little minnow trap” and join her father on the beaches of Long Island, New York’s North Fork. She’d contentedly collect minnows there, on Goldmith’s Inlet […]
This strip of Lake Erie is exceptional for catching walleye and perch We’d say the folks at a Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands don’t like to boast, but that’s their job. As a tourism agency, the staffers’ goal is to let folks know why it’s great to vacation in this all-American outpost along this […]
A day off from work feels like vacation when you indulge in a fishing trip near home Unless you have your own schooner docked at a local marina, you probably think of fishing out on the water as a vacation activity. We have good news, our rod-and-reel-loving friends: You can have a charter fishing excursion […]
Forget cowboy hats and chili con carne. When you’re in the Gulf Coast city of Corpus Christi, Texas, you’ll be smitten with the fishing opportunities above all else, both inshore and offshore.
Are you eager for your clan to go out on the water with you? Try these tips so your kin will have a good time too.
How do you make your tots interact with real fish when they might prefer to stay home and watch Nemo on TV? The answer is simple: common sense mixed with courtesy. In other words, make the experience fun, educational and short.
Have you considered a family fishing vacation but didn’t quite know where to start? From choosing a destination to hiring the perfect fishing guide for your family adventure, this article will help get you started!
Picture your kids out on a boat: glistening water in every direction, patiently waiting for the fish to bite. You know what that is? A starter kit for instilling good values. Indeed, a self-caught dinner is a nice reward for a day on the lake, river or ocean, but it’s just the beginning. All kinds […]
With lakes, rivers, the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida has the type of fishing you like and the professional captains and guides to lead the way. In this article we discuss six of the best fishing destinations for your Florida road trip.
Create a lasting memory or new family tradition and design your next outing as a “family fishing competition”. With a charter fishing expedition, the captain, and the crew will handle the busywork while you enjoy some quality bonding time!