For the fishing enthusiast, destination is key. Each destination needs to have the right combination of fish variety and great fishing locations, natural beauty, and availability of quality charters, as well as other fun things to do. The best charter destinations have something for everyone, making them perfect for family vacations as well as getaways with fishing buddies.
Seward, Alaska : For the rough and rugged types, Seward, Alaska is the perfect place for charter fishing vacations. There are numerous companies in Seward, providing a good variety of choice when hiring a boat. The Alaskan waters around Seward's Resurrection Bay have an abundance of fish, including salmon, lingcod, and halibut. The Silver Salmon Derby, the biggest Alaskan fishing derby, is held in Seward every year. Seward offers numerous other outdoor diversions besides charter fishing. It is famous for the Mount Marathon Race, an extreme mountain running race held every year. Hiking in the area is a popular pursuit, given Alaska's unparalleled outdoor scenery and great variety in trail difficulty. For those looking for a more relaxing activity, the Kenai Fjord National Park is a breathtaking area to see from one of the available touring boats.
Bimini - Fishing Capital of the World : One of the best known locations, due to its proximity to the tip of Florida, is Bimini. You can drop anchor here and bring in some impressive bonefish and blue marlin for your efforts. Bimini is very easy to access since it is a mere 50 miles from the coast of Florida. Every spring the place to go for giant blue marlin is Marsh Harbour; big game fishing is the order of the day here with the weight range between 800 and 900 pounds. From April to September Harbour Island is the Bahamas fishing spot of choice for yellow fin tuna.
Canada also offers a great deal in fresh water fishing. Provinces like British Columbia and Quebec offer great spots for fishing. The waters are teeming with fish just waiting to be caught. From salmons to trout to northern pike you can find a lot of variety in these waters. And to ass to this the beautiful and breath taking backdrop will make you want to come back to the place every year.
What makes good habitat for the billfish is everything that you find in Cozumel. Located off the coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, Cozumel is an island in the Caribbean Sea. Part of the Great Maya Barrier Reef, waters in this area are clear, and sharp currents bring warm waters and a variety of fish species perfect for the large sport fish to feed on. Most billfish follow the currents as they move through the ocean, creating peak times for catching these phenomenal fish. Peak fishing months for the billfish species in Cozumel are March through July, so if you are thinking about planning a fishing trip to Cozumel, plan it around those times. Charters in the area will be able to take you to the hot-spots and if you are new to the sport, will be able to provide you with tips and tricks on how to catch a monster.