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Some Interesting Facts About Fishing Holidays In UK


United Kingdom is a vast country. It has got lots of canals and rivers. The famous places include river Thames, Scotland Lochs, Yorkshire Waterways, Monmouth & Brecon Canal, Kennet & Avon Canal, Cheshire Ring & Llangollen canal and so on. The list is huge but these ones are the best out of the ones which are there in UK.

Out of all kinds of fishing which you can do in the world, United Kingdom is famous for deep sea fishing holiday. If this sounds a little surprising for you, then wait a minute. You will be more surprised to hear the number of places where you can actually sea deep fish!! Some of the names include Northmavine, Shetland; Cromarty, Highland; Oban, Argyll & Bute. There are over 400 deep sea fishing boats which are there to let the tourists enjoy this experience.

What you need to do enjoy this memorable experience is to first book a Charter. A single charter usually carries upto 12 passengers in a single trip. You can also book a private charter which can take you as a couple or your entire family – the choice is yours. Of course, there is a vast difference as far as the billing of the two is concerned.

The best thing about these fishing trips is that you do not need to buy any of the fishing equipment. ALL WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE PROFESSIONAL BOATSMAN ASSOCIATION (PBA). We suggest that even if you have a fishing kit at home, kindly do not carry them with you. It will be an un-necessary baggage for you.


Alternatively, you can book a fishing package which can be for around a week or for 3- 4 days. This package includes everything – your stay, food and everything else you would require on this holiday trip. All you need to carry is a bag of clothes. You can book a package like to the one to Isle of Man trip where wrecks and reefs are fished out. Or you can book a luxurious Lobster safari/fishing package where everything is served as in high-tea.

Not only this, if you are not the one who is interested in fishing, then you can Gift a fishing package to anyone out your known ones, who loves fishing. They can enjoy the colors of fishing like the prolific Pollack fishing or spur dog deep water catching or the wreck fishing. (Gift vouchers are generally priced at just 45pounds per person which includes the rod, reel and the bait. Tea, Coffee and one time food too is served in this kind of gift package).

Fishing Holiday is one of an adventure which is fast catching these days in United Kingdom. Because of the number of people showing their interest in this adventure holiday, even the UK Govt. is showing a lot of interest in it. And, just for the sake of this adventure sport a lot of steps are being taken to make it better and safe for the people.

If you haven’t tried it even once, then you must. For sure, you will love to go for it again and again!!

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