Summer still has plenty to offer us, so what are you plans with the time that you have left? If you haven’t gotten out of your city for a brief break, maybe you should. There are many benefits found in taking some time away from your routine, and a trip in an RV rental may be just what you need in your life.
It’s important to take time away from the things that stress us and get a different perspective on what’s going on. You know what could be extremely relaxing for you? Going on a fishing road trip in a RV rental. If you are an avid fisherman, you know how relaxing it can be. If you’ve never gone fishing before, it’s time to find out.
To help you plan an itinerary that won’t disappoint, we’ve compiled some of the best locations for your upcoming fishing trips this summer. Take a look:
- Kenai River: If you’ve heard of Alaska fishing, you know that it’s one of the best destinations for both commercial fishing and leisurely fishing. Kenai River happens to be a favorite location for those who enjoy sport fishing. The kind of fish that you can expect to catch in these Alaskan waters are Sockeye salmon, red salmon, halibut, and silver salmon, just to name a few. One thing to be aware of is that the Kenai River is a favorite destination for many so may not be as empty as solitary as some other options.
- Florida Keys: If you want to get some sunshine while taking a summer road trip, you know where is a good place to do both fishing and sunbathing? Florida, baby! Head on down to the Florida keys where you’ll find enticing crystalline waters that you can enjoy swimming in when you’re not catching the local fish species. Depending on the season, you can expect to catch anything from Mangrove snapper to redfish, snook, tarpon, and permit.
- Kona: If surfing is on your list of hobbies and fishing is as well, you know where to go. Hawaii is a great place for you to do some sportfishing, especially in Kona. It’s a great destination for those who are traveling with family and want to do some child-friendly fishing activities as well. There are an abundance of fish in the waters off of Hawaii, but some of the more popular fish caught are striped Marlin, black Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Ono. If you want to go to a destination that is well-known for fishing,
- Thousand Islands: This region is known for a variety of fish to be caught in it’s waters. Whether you want to catch Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Yellow Perch, or Northern Pike, you can rest assured that you’ll have a variety of fish to try for when fishing in upstate New York. If you prefer freshwater fishing over saltwater fishing, this spot in New York is ideal for your east coast fishing expedition.
- Chesapeake Bay: Whether you want to catch crab or bluefish, speckled trout, or rockfish, you can have the opportunity to fish in one of the most coveted fishing destinations on the east coast of the country. As you consider a road trip through the country, you may want to highlight this spot as a must-visit fishing destination. Not the best waters for swimming like in Florida, but certainly full of a variety of species that many a fisherman would love catching. If you are all about that bass, you’ll love the fact that a large percentage of the striped bass in the area’s waters are found here.
Are you ready to forget the stress back home? Consider a road trip in an RV to some of the nation’s best fishing destinations. Whatever type of fisherman you are, the above options can help you get started with ideas. From salt water fishing to fresh water catches, there is an abundance of places for you to fish, whether you’re a professional or not.
Just think about sitting down near a bank of a river and getting your rod and bait ready. There’s no city noise to distract you. It’s just you and your thoughts as you start preparing to catch your favorite fish species. Imagine being in a boat with a couple of friends. You’re headed to the hot spots on the southern tip of the east coast, ready to catch “the big ones.” How could fishing not be relaxing?
If you need a break this summer, consider packing up your RV rental and setting out to some of the best destinations for fishing in the country. Whether you catch any fish or not, you’ll be sure to forget the stress of life back home and relax while enjoying the summer.