Escape to Montauk Long Island

Escape to Montauk Long Island
... to land your own monster shark, or maybe something more manageable like a bluefish? Montauk boasts about 20 marinas and over 400 charter and party fishing boats. Classic Montauk Tackle Shop Think cattle ranching was the sole province of the Wild West? Deep Hollow Ranch (map), home to Americaʼs oldest cattle ranch, is really where it all began. Ranching was a popular way of life in Montauk for over 250 years starting in 1660. Known for its lush, green pastures, cattle drives to Montauk from nearly...
July 31st, 2010 | Steve Mirsky | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beaches, fishing, History & Information, top-feature

Something Fishy in Seattle

Something Fishy in Seattle
Interested in finding the freshest fish in Seattle?  Fishermen’s Terminal, primary home of the North Pacific fishing Fleet and mooring spot for fishing and work boats of all sizes, is the place to find it.  You can buy delicious fish and shellfish right off the boats docked at the pear at very reasonable prices.  And if cooking yourself isn’t your thing, you’ll find the northwest delicacies cooked up and served at restaurants around the Seattle area. Fishermen’s Terminal is also home...
July 11th, 2010 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, featuredarticle, fishing, food

A Lazy Retreat in Greer, Arizona

A Lazy Retreat in Greer, Arizona
... Greer, this resort is surrounded by the White Mountains and dotted with hiking/biking trails suitable for all types of skill level. Take a free fly-fishing lesson and catch a trout at one of the five ponds. This resort offers their guests every type of creature comfort and FREE tools to enjoy the outdoors: For bike riders mountain bikes and helmets for the entire family Five private trout ponds are each fully stocked with trout for catch-and-release fly fisherman Fly fishing equipment and even...
July 6th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: biking, cabins, fishing, outdoor recreation, retreat, top-feature

Free Fishing Lessons at Texas State Parks

Free Fishing Lessons at Texas State Parks
Texas Parks and Wildlife is taking the old “teach a man to fish” adage to heart by offering free fishing classes throughout the state this summer. One of these Go Fish! events is scheduled for June 12th, 2010 at Cedar Hill State Park, which is an easy daytrip from the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. Don’t worry if you lack equipment, loaner rods and reels are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The park also provides bait, door prizes, and plenty of hands-on instruction....
June 5th, 2010 | Tui Cameron | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Family Friendly, featuredarticle, fishing, outdoor recreation

Free Saltwater Fishing this Weekend and Next

Free Saltwater Fishing this Weekend and Next
Whip out those fishing poles, it’s time to head out to sea. fishing in Florida is safe and there’s no reason to stay away from our surrounding waters. It’s time to take advantage of the reason you live in the fishing capital of the world, and spend the weekend on the water. Whether you’ve been staying away from the water because of your fear of the oil spill, or you’ve just let that license expire, it’s time to head back out — Governor Charlie Crist announced...
May 28th, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: fishing, Outdoors & Recreation

Family Fishing Fun

The sun is out, well, mostly out these days, making perfect weather for fishing. No need to be out on sea or to have expensive gear to go fishing in New Zealand. For those who need a fishing fix as often as possible, fishing has to be sustainable, after all. First Catch According to my friend who also happens to be a lawyer, in New Zealand, salt water fishing does not reqire a licence. Just the responsibility to release non-keepers (small fish) and not to catch an inordinate amount of fish. Salt...
December 12th, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Chelsea Sugar Compount, family, fishing, Lake Pupuke, Rangariri River, Waikato River

We Really Should Get Together More Often, Group Travel to Disney Resorts

We Really Should Get Together More Often, Group Travel to Disney Resorts
... of accommodations to fit every budget, and dining options to fit every taste.  What about a special group activity like catch and release bass fishing, a behind the scenes tour,  or golf outing at one of Disney’s championship Golf courses or maybe a family-sized miniature golf tournament for those special beyond the park memories?  From attractions to entertainment and recreation to relaxation there is truly something magical for every age. Make your reunion something to always remember...
November 29th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: accommodations, Disneyland Resort, featuredarticle, fishing, golf, group travel, miniature golf, Walt Disney World Resort

Bike, Kayak and Horseback at Tempe Beach Park

Bike, Kayak and Horseback at Tempe Beach Park
... Department as “fat and happy” thirteen varieties of fish such as trout, bass, catfish and sunfish can be found at Tempe Town Lake.  A general fishing license for an Arizona resident costs $24.  For more information visit their site.  For a special event, consider renting the Rio Lago, a 35’ catamaran at Tempe Beach Marina.  Open in the spring and summer, Splash Playground is a free water park for kids to cool off.  As you can see, the possibilities are endless and let’s face it, wide...
November 8th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 4
Filed under: biking, fishing, horseback riding, Tempe, Tempe Beach Park

The Finn Slough Heritage Site

The Finn Slough Heritage Site
... lifestyle than the farmers of Richmond.  Their float houses, net sheds and drying racks are  built close together to make the process of fishing physically easier.  Many of the structures are built of recycled wood.  Fifty people continue to work at the slough with eighteen families residing there in float houses and roughly build shacks.  You can see gillnet fishing boats, net mending floats and sheds, belonging to  fifth generation Finnish people. The slough is located by the mighty...
October 29th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Family Friendly, featuredarticle, fishing, heritage centre, History & Information, Outdoors & Recreation, People - Interesting Local People

A Pleasant River Walk: Historic Cannery Row, Steveston

A Pleasant River Walk: Historic Cannery Row, Steveston
Nestled on the shore where the Fraser River meets the Pacific Ocean, the quaint historic fishing village of Steveston is a perfect destination for a sunny day.  Whether you visit to stroll the friendly neighbourhood, shop in the unique boutiques or dine at many of the wharf-side restaurants, Steveston is one of Vancouver’s  most interesting places to spend an afternoon. I have both cycled and walked the dykes at Steveston, but this day my friends and I walked along the paved river path,...
October 4th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: canneries, cycle, featuredarticle, fishing, heritage buildings, walk

7 things to do on Jekyll Island in the fall

... for the courses, so the four courses are in great shape. And they have a special for the rest of September allowing you to golf all day for $38. 3. fishing. There are good deep sea fishing guides, among them Capt. Mark Noble. (Check out the others on the CVB’s website.) Or just chill on the beach with a pole. 2.  The Georgia Sea Turtle Center. Yes turtles. Before you skip this, let me say that I went there last year on an assignment. My feelings about turtles weren’t really warm and...
September 14th, 2009 | Linda Erbele | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, fishing, Food Finds, golf, Great Places to Unwind, Kayak, Sea Turtles

Celebrate Salmon at the Pink Salmon Festival

Salmon fishing is an important part of West Coast life,  both commercial fishing and for sport.  To celebrate the annual return of the pink salmon to B.C. Rivers and to educate the minds and palates of all BCers,  a Pink Salmon Festival will be held on Sunday August 30 from 11 am to – pm at Hadden Park (next to Vanier Park), 1905 Ogden Ave by the Maritime Museum. Not only will you get a chance to learn all about pink salmon, you’ll be able to taste some by sampling small dishes created...
August 20th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, ecology, Events, Family Friendly, festival, fishing, Food & Beverage, salmon

A Family Outing at Bamberton Provincial Park

... in the Bay. Paddlers can put in at the beach area.  There’s always a lot of small boats out in the Bay too as the area is a favorite for fishing. The camp ground is open from March 15 – Oct 31 but reservations are required from May 15 – Sept 8. At nearby Mill Bay, just five minues away,  you can hop on the Mill Bay ferry for a 25 minute trip to Brentwood Bay to visit the world renowned Butchart Gardens. PHOTOS by W. Ruth Kozak Related places: ...
August 3rd, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, boating, camp, Family Friendly, fishing, hiking, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, picnic, sports, swim

The Jewel of the Gulf Islands: Galiano

... lots to do on Galiano.  Besides seven parks and miles of old logging trails and country lanes, you can go on sea kayak trips, whale watching, fishing and enjoy many other outdoor activities including golf at the Galiano Golf Club, a 9 hole course.  The island has one gas station, several grocery stores, art galleries and craft shops.  The Hummingbird Pub has live music on weekends in summer and runs buses from the Montague Harbour campsite to the pub.  There’s no bank on the island, but...
July 29th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beach, camping, cycling, Family Friendly, fishing, hiking, island, kayaking, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, whale-watching

Gold Rush Adventures in BC’s Cariboo Chilcotin

If you want a unique and exciting adventure this summer, why not take a river fishing cruise with the Cariboo River fishing and Jet Boat Adventure? Located in Quesnel, just south of Prince George, (see map link) these fishing adventures and on-river outings are perfect for the historic-minded adventurer. You’ll cast off with a full day jet bot excursion down the same waterways taken by paddle wheelers during the 1869’s Cariboo Gold Rush era. You might not stop to pan for gold, but you’ll...
June 24th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: boating, explore, fishing, history, History & Information, Outdoors & Recreation, sports, Tours

Sunny Sechelt

... ferry trip from Vancouver via Horseshoe Bay, you’ll spend a day or week exploring the little towns and beaches, hike in the mountains, go fishing, or simply relax.  Starting from the little town of Gibsons (made famous from the old Beachcomber TV series which was filmed there), you’ll go through Roberts Creek, Sechelt and on up the coast by car, bus or bicycle.  There’s lots to see and do and it makes for a quick, inexpensive holiday not too far from the big city. It’s...
June 15th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: beach, boating, Family Friendly, festival, fishing, hiking, History & Information, marinas, Outdoors & Recreation, resorts, Tours

Fishing For Fun at Walt Disney World Resort

Enjoy Bass fishing at its finest all year round at Walt Disney World® Resort.  Whether you are an avid fisherman or a first-timer, you will get hooked on this eco-friendly, catch and release experience as all Disney Resort lakes are abundant with large-mouth bass. Two-hour fishing excursions can be booked for up to four guests from various Disney Resort Marinas. Journey out on Bay Lake and Seven Seas Lagoon or make your way on Crescent Lake and World Showcase Lagoon for a great day of fishing with...
April 10th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Catch and Release, fishing, Recreation & Sports, Walt Disney World

Shore Birds

... were going mad Saturday morning, a clear signal for my husband, Alan, to  stay in bed instead of rising before dawn to put on his waders to go  fishing.  Lake Mead’s proximity was one  of the major reasons we moved to Boulder City fifteen years ago.  Most weekend mornings will find Alan in his  float tube on the lake.  The shore  fishermen (mostly men) get there when the sky is still black, float in the water  or stand in their armpit-high waders, casting their lines in, waiting for the...
February 12th, 2009 | Lynn Goya | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: birds, fishing, lake mead, photography, Scenic & Short Trips, Sports & Recreation