By Louella Trump

Our free time is very valuable and everybody wants to enjoy this free time. There are many people that are passionate about fishing. Due to this, today we would like to invite you to meet the best destinations for fishing in the United States of America. If your favorite entertainment activity is fishing, then you should pay attention to the following subsection of this post in order to discover new places to relax and fishing in the company of your friends and family.

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Soldona, Alaska

Why choose fishing as a recreational activity during your spare time?

Everyone has hobbies and passions. There are people who love to go hiking, people who enjoy relaxing by visiting museums or people who choose to attend golf clubs. But there are also many people who are passionate about fishing during their free time.

Fishing as a recreational activity

We consider that fishing has to be included as an activity in the outdoor recreational activities list. Why? The answer is very simple. Because you can’t go fishing indoor and because fishing supposes to spend many hours under the sky, sometimes under rain drops or under the scorching rays of the Sun. So, if you love to spend your free time outside of the walls, then you should not miss fishing. If you love to relax alone, then you may go fishing having just your own company. On the other hand, if you are looking to share this experience with your friends and family, then you may have a great time together while you are fishing. Even if it is a recreational activity, you have to know what need to prepare for the trip, in order to have a successful fishing trip. The good fishing line is also a must if you are looking for big captures.

Benefits of fishing

Even if you are going fishing for competition or just for your pleasure, fishing as a recreational activity will bring you a lot of benefits. First of all, you will escape from routine and you will be again in contact with nature. You will have to face sometimes bad weather conditions, but sometimes you can enjoy wonderful sunny days. Secondly, fishing may help you improve your relationships with your friends, family or children. Any child will love to take lessons of fishing from their dad. Fishing memories will be always in children’s mind when they will grow up. When you are going back to work after fishing, you may feel that you are a new person, having a lot of inspiration and new ideas.

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Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia

Tips and tricks for a good fishing game

Fishing seems to be an easy “job” but is not like that. In fact, fishing needs a lot of skills and techniques, in order to be a successful fisherman. Besides, the patience that you need during fishing, you have to use good equipment. The basic equipment includes hooks, floats, baits, lines, sinkers, tackle boxes and swivels. In order to catch steelhead, you need the good fishing line. Fishing tips and tricks include knowing best bait and approximate size hook to use are needed. Fishing bait use is also very important in order to attract your capture. You may use as fishing bait insects, live minnows bait or even plastic bait. If you want to have a rich capture, then you should avoid noisy areas, polluted water bodies and try to go fishing in the evening or even during the night.

Best fishing destinations in the USA

Now that you have found out some arguments to choose fishing as your recreational activity and you know some basic information regarding fishing, we would like to recommend you some of the best destinations in the United States to enjoy this wonderful activity.

There are many wonderful places to go fishing and enjoy this entertainment activity. According to iExplore, some of the great regions for fishing include the Bristol Bay (Alaska), Big Horn River (Montana), Green River (Utah), Florida Keys (Florida) and the Kenai Peninsula (Alaska).

According to GrindTV, other recommended fishing destinations include the Table Rock Lake (Missouri), Lake Fork Reservoir (Texas), Kentucky Lake, Lake Saint Clair (Michigan) and the Kobuk River (Alaska).

In the following section of our post, we invite you to discover the best 5 fishing resorts that are located in some of the regions mentioned above.

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River in the Utah desert

Top 5 best fishing resorts in the USA

  1. Kenai Riverbend Resort 

This resort is located in Soldotna, Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula and it attracts a large number of fishermen due to the presence of halibut and salmon in the water that surrounds it. You can catch here species such as halibuts, Seward ling cod, sockeye salmons and silver salmons if you choose as a fishing destination this resort. The accommodation can be made in Luxury Lodging on the riverfront.

  1. Lakeview Terrace Resort 

In order to enjoy fishing in this resort, you should arrive in the northern part of California, in the proximity of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. You can have a great perspective on the Lewiston Lake. By choosing this fishing resort, you will have the opportunity to go fishing into one of the first eight fishing rivers for salmon, namely the Trinity River. You can enjoy your hobby in the middle of nature, in a wonderful campground, while you are enjoying fresh air and peaceful nights.

  1. Elk Springs Resort

Elk Springs Resort is situated in the middle of the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia, on the bank of Elk River. If you are looking to fish species such as rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, and brown trout, then Elk Springs Resort is the perfect destination. Even if you are not an expert in fishing, you will find here professional guides who will provide you some excellent tips and tricks in fishing. For lodging, you may choose among broad water lodge, studio units, fishermen’s cabins and family cabins.

  1. Islander Resort

Islander Resort is waiting for fishermen passionate about fishing on the breathtaking island of Islamorada that is situated south of the Everglades National Park, Florida. Islander Resort is the perfect destination for fishing in the company of your family. You can find here excellent accommodation spaces such as ocean side resort or bay side townhomes, delicious dining opportunities, but also some wonderful recreational facilities such as diving or massage. Fishing tournaments and deep sea fishing represent the signature of this fishing resort in Florida.

  1. Flaming Gorge Resort

Flaming Gorge Resort is located in Dutch John, Utah, in the middle of wonderful natural areas, inside the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. This resort provides access to the Flaming Gorge Reservoir and accommodations provide high standards for the fishermen. By choosing this resort, you can go fishing on the Green River, which is well-known for the cutthroats, cut-bow hybrid trout and rainbows. Besides fishing, this resort provides the possibility to benefit from conference rooms and boat rentals.

These are just 5 of the best fishing resorts that you may visit in order to enjoy your passion. If you know some other great fishing destinations in the USA, please inform us.

Conclusion

As you may see from above, the most attractive destinations for fishing are located far from big cities, in the middle of large nature reserves or even in the distant Alaska. But even so, these regions guarantee access to five stars resorts where you can enjoy great fishing and at the same time the company of your friends and family.

I hope that all the above information regarding fishing as a recreational activity and the best destinations to enjoy this hobby will guide you to the best fishing experiences in your life.

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Louella Trump

Author Bio:

Hi there, I’m Louella Trump from DeepWaterFishery, an adventurous lady who loves exploring our beautiful nature by traveling and fishing. I write so as to share my passion and experiences with fellow readers who enjoy fishing and traveling as one of their recreational activities. My primary objective in sharing my experiences while traveling and fishing is to basically inspire any like-minded person out there to stop at nothing and leave no stone unturned in ensuring that they explore their passion as much as they can.

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