There can be nothing as calming as sitting on the banks of a water body, sun cap on, bait set and line waiting to reel in the catch of the day. Whether you are in a boat, on land or even sitting on a precarious ledge, there are some fishing spots in the world that are simply impossible to beat. Here are some of the best global fishing spots that you absolutely must visit.
Lough Corrib in Connemara Ireland is one such fishing destination. The month of May is the best month to catch some red-colored Corrib Trout. The village takes on a festive atmosphere with fishermen congregating from all around on this little fishing spot. Fish the traditional way by hooking a live mayfly, and holding it on the surface of the water to bring in the trout.
Prince Edward Island, famously called PEI, is located in Canada and is surrounded by other islands as well. PEI is one of three maritime provinces in the world and is the smallest nation in terms of area it covers as well as population. Its scenic beauty gives it several other nicknames. The fishing opportunities here are plenty here, and you can set out at any time of the day or night.
Greece’s Ionian Islands: A collection of islands that is located to the west of Greece and reminiscent of classic Italy. They get plenty of rainfall, have lush greenery and fishing spots that will make you feel good about the sport. There are several private boats that will take you to some of the best spots for fishing, and you can spend an entire day out on the calm waters here. Just be sure to book ahead as hotels fill up fast in high season.
South Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia — You may not leave with baskets full of fish, but you will get a chance to catch flatheads right on the surface of the water. Besides that, you will be able to see several humpback whales trying to touch the horizon and numerous wallabies poking their heads out of the sand dunes. There is so much to entice you into casting your line out into the sea here.
Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego in Argentina is considered the Mecca of fly fishing. It can be an expensive affair and will take you a while to get organized, but once you have done the paperwork and gotten the right materials for the task, you are in for a brilliant adventure.