When you think of a vacation, what do you see in your mind? If you love fly fishing, the perfect vacation would include some prime fishing in some beautiful spots all over the world. A fly fishing vacation does not have to be just for the fisherman. The entire family can have a great time on a fly fishing vacation.
What should you look for when planning a vacation that involves fly fishing? Of course, it depends a lot on who is coming with you. If you are just going with "the guys", and they are all interested in little else on this vacation but fly fishing, you just need a place to stay. But if you are bringing along the family, you will want to find a place that has things for everyone to do.
A fly fishing vacations can be both exciting and productive. Choose a spot where you can easily get to within your budget. Some fly fishing spots are located in remote wilderness country and you can only get there by plane or train. This can be an added expense.
When you are planning a fly fishing vacation, you can often come across packages that will cover all necessary expenses – sort of like an all-inclusive resort. However, many lodges do not have restaurants so you'll want to bring your own food. Be sure that your package covers transportation to the fishing spots you'll want to go to. Some lodges even provide you with guides to show you where the best fishing is.
If the family is coming along, you may want to consider a location that is family friendly. Northern California has some beautiful spots for fly fishing plus there are ample entertainment options near for your non-fishing family. Many lodges have activities for children plus places for mom to relax as well. Some lodges even have spas so she can get pampered while you are out catching the big one!
If you're going on a fly fishing vacation, why not try and get the family interested in this great sport? Children are always eager to learn about new things, and there are plenty of women who think the sport of fly fishing is a terrific challenge to master. Share with them your own love of the sport and get them excited. Then you can really have a family vacation!
Whether you want to take a fly fishing vacation with your friends or with your family, careful planning can make all the difference in an enjoyable trip. You can have a great time while you do what you love – fishing!