While fishing might not sound like the most glamourous of all the activities that you could choose from, there are lots of very luxurious destinations around the world. So pack up your rod and your waders and head on holiday for the time of your life!
The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs
Whether youre an old pro at fishing or you want to learn new skills, theres not many places more luxurious and more educational than The Broadmoor. With The Broadmoor Fishing School offering an array of classes for anglers on all levels, and five star accommodation. Theres also lots of things to do for the non-fishers in your group too, with a spa, swimming, tennis, cycling, paddleboating and a movie theatre, theres lots of things to keep the whole family entertained.
Sturgeon Bay in Wisconsin
Green Bay offers fishing all year round. That’s right, even in the months of winter, fishing is still in season in Wisconsin. There are many different options for ice fishing in Sturgeon Bay during the cold days of the year. If you want to catch a fish that is as fun to eat as it is to catch, book a tour with professionals that will take you ice fishing for Walleye. November is a great month for Walleye and January is the best time to fish for several different species of fish in Sturgeon Bay. In January Perch, Whitefish, Walleye, and Northern Pike are looking for food as the inner bays and shipping channels are frozen over. Make sure to take in the beautiful, scenic sites of Door Country that are as breathtaking as making your first catch of the day.
Le Guanahani in St Barts
Here, you can cook your own catch. A day excursion, visitors to this luxury hotel in the Caribbean can join local fisherman on a deep sea fishing trek to catch as many tasty fish as possible. Then, once youve returned to land, your haul is prepared as you like it, as either a three course lunch or a five course dinner.
With two restaurants, a beach bar, a spa and many activities on offer, when youre not fishing theres still lots to do!
Bunchrew House in Scotland
With oak panels, log fires, a glass of whiskey to hand at all times and a range of fishing options, Bunchrew House is romantic and quintessentially Scottish. You can go fly fishing on the rivers Beauly and Findhorn, trout fishing at Tomich or Loch Ness, pike fishing on Loch Alvie. You can hire fishing rods, arrange permits, packed lunches and tuition through the hotel. Each room is named after a Scottish clan or a local place, and is individually decorated so you know that youre getting a unique experience.
Bareiss Hotel in Germany
Set in the middle of the Black Forest, the hotel Bareiss has a wonderful surround of trees, gentle slopes and glittering streams. With the River Murg offering one of the richest fish reserves in the Black Forest, you have 12km of river to choose from. The hotel has its own river, the Ellbach, too, where the founder Herman Bareiss used to fish himself. They will even prepare your catch for you, if youve been lucky at the river!