It’s no surprise there are four fishing seasons in the “Badger State.” A quarter of the year is dedicated to winter fishing, which is a very popular, yet challenging, sport. Ice fishing in Wisconsin offers endless opportunities for locals and visitors who just can’t wait for the first snow.
When you think about Thanksgiving, it’s probably fowl not fish, that first comes to mind. A huge roast turkey stuffed with all the trimmings is a staple of this holiday, after all. However, we’re here to show you that a day (or more…) of fishing should be on the menu for Thanksgiving, too.
Ask inshore anglers across the US to name their favorite target fish, and there’s one answer that’ll keep cropping up, time and time again: “Redfish.” Why? Well, although these members of the Drum family aren’t the flashiest fighters, they’re stubborn, determined, make for good table fare, and can be hooked in a variety of ways, all without venturing far from shore. Because of this, Redfish fishing is an excellent opportunity for new and experienced anglers alike.
The “Constitution State” has over 180 lakes and thousands of miles of streams and rivers filled with exciting fish species. There’s the Farmington and Housatonic Rivers, Lake Waramaug and Candlewood Lake, the Long Island Sound, and many other spots throughout the state where you can catch anything from Trout to Flounder. In order to fully enjoy them, though, you’ll need a valid Connecticut fishing license.
Wherever you are in the Northern Hemisphere, Perch is likely to be on the menu. These delicious Panfish are much-loved for their white, flaky meat, but they’re also really fun to target. Many families target Perch with a rod and reel as they look to get their kids their first catch. Meanwhile, avid anglers can fill their buckets to stock up the freezer for months to come. Ice fishing for Perch, however, is where this creature makes its name.
While almost the whole of Florida is great for deep sea fishing, some places are better than others. And even though fishing locations like Destin and Key West are probably the most famous, Tampa doesn’t need to hide behind them. Deep sea fishing in Tampa provides a great opportunity to get on the water and explore a wide variety of angling spots.
The start of fall Trout season is one of the most exciting dates on the Illinois fishing calendar. Every year, the Department of Natural Resources stocks ponds and streams around the state with thousands of fully-grown Rainbow Trout. Soon after, an army of anglers shows up to battle hard-fighting fish and earn themselves a tasty dinner for their efforts.
Bonefishing in Florida is one of the most exciting ways of experiencing the flats. Bonefish are skittish and famously hard to see, which makes them a challenging fish to hook. Their main habitats are clear waters often less than a foot deep. Living there allows them to easily notice any kind of threat early and quickly vanish. And with an average speed of 40 mph, they’ll be gone in the blink of an eye.
Every Lake Erie angler knows that cold weather doesn’t mean you have to pack your rods away. In fact, it’s quite the opposite! Lake Erie ice fishing is a great way to enjoy the lake’s waters and first-class action even during the colder months.
The Islas Canarias, as they are called in Spanish, have long gained their reputation as a fantastic holiday destination. These seven Spanish islands off the coast of Morocco offer mild temperatures and subtropical beaches all year round. It’s no wonder they’re popular with visitors from all over the world. But it’s not only sun-seeking guests who spend their time on the beach that come to visit. The great possibilities for a Canary Islands fishing trip also draw in anglers from across the globe.