Hello, readers! After sharing loads of articles on different outdoor activities, we are again with a post dedicated to fishing. Fishing is an art, and it goes without saying that finding good fishing spots is equally important.
If you plan to go on a holiday to a fishing destination, these places are bound to be the best fishing spots worldwide. Do check them out:
Best Fishing Spots
The black marlin is the least common of all species, and in Cairns, black marlin fishing is the best in the world. Every year in September, these fishes come to the warm waters here.
Go noodling in the south, where it is legal. In this sport, barehanded men (or women) shove their hands into the lairs of catfish and provoke the animals into biting. And as they bite, the noodler grabs back. It takes some muscle work to remove it from its hole. The season runs from May to August. (Read Netflix Fishing Shows)
The Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego
Known as the Land of Fire, it is one of the world’s most sought-after fly-fishing experiences. Brown trout swim the river in incredible numbers, freely rising to dry flies. The best season is from June to September.
Pinas Bay, Panama
In these warm waters is the thickest concentration of marlin. Black marlin can pop up just about anywhere and have surprised many inshore anglers. The time from January to February is the best.
Chalk Streams, England
Set in some of the most picturesque countrysides, the Chalk Streams have some of the best trout fly-fishing areas in the world, and you can go fishing usually from April to October.
Umba River, Russia
For salmon anglers, the scenic Umba River is heaven. The cost of fishing is low, and the season usually starts in May and continues throughout October.
Caples Lake, California
It is one of the best among the ice-fishing lakes. Ice-fishing doesn’t require extra skills, and all you need is to break through the thick layers of ice and fish as you normally do. The time from January to March is the best. (Read How To Use A Crossbow)
How to find good spots to fish?
No matter how good an angler you are back home when you are in a new area, you are out of luck. And just like you would guard your secret, no one is going to tell you straight away where they fish.
The first step is identifying the area that you want to go fishing. Turn to Google Earth. Scan the area for water bodies, bookmark them and do your research. Topographical maps are available to use with Google Earth and are useful for finding depressions where fish gather and assessing habitats.
Once you have targeted the areas, go old school. Seek local advice. They know the area better and may even guide you to untapped fishing heaven. That local bait shop can come in handy. Be a regular there. (Read How To Eat Blue Crab)
The second step is to know the commonplace to look. Fish may find a cover to hide from their predators. A cover can be aquatic plants or wooden logs which have gone underwater. Look out for such places, and you may find something hidden. Then whatever place you are fishing, it is important to know the bottom surface and the various structures present underwater.
The fishes use them to their advantage. After you have found your secret spot, aim for depth. You may not always find fish at the surface. And also, know the bait. Fishes are found around their food. So if you see the baits around you, be sure you would catch some.
How to catch more fish
It displays measurements of reflected sound on a graphical display, which allows you to interpret information to locate schools of fish, underwater debris, and the bottom of a body of water.
There are way too many choices, and to find the one among the best fish finders isn’t an easy task. Not one size fits all.
Consider your budget and look out for one with a high power rating (for better depth range) and inbuilt GPS (for accuracy) and not to mention, good display screen.
Some are portable and even connect with a smartphone via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi to stream the details to multiple screens.