Seven Wonders: Fishing Adventures

Dorado fishing in Argentina

Experts will tell you that the Dorado is a fantastic fighting game fish that swims upstream as well as a salmon and is also as predatory and ferocious as a tiger shark. It violently pounds flies and fishing lures, and then jumps from the water in unbelievable leaps and virtual cartwheels, which is quite a sight to behold.

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Flyfishing in Iceland

Known as “The Land of Fire and Ice” because of its vast glaciers that cover a large area of volcanic activity, Iceland is home to many fish and is a dream come true for anglers. Fly fishing is a great way to experience the outdoors and explore new areas while enjoying the exciting and relaxing sport.

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Mahseer fishing in India

Since the days of the British Raj, Western fishermen have been ascending the Himalayas in their quest for the elusive mahseer. This member of the carp family can grow as long as nine feet, with flashing scales that resemble solid gold. One of the mahseer’s favourite haunts is the Ramganga River, where a record-breaking 76-pounder was taken only a few years ago.

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Marlin fishing off Cuba

Ernest Hemingway popularized the sport of marlin fishing in Cuba during the 1930s. Since then, the destination attracts many in anticipation of experiencing the excitement of the fight between man and beast. Depending on gender and species, adult marlins range in weight from 350 to well over 1,000 pounds. Lengths span from 10 to over 13 feet.

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Salmon fishing in Canada

If you are thinking it is time to grab the rod and go on the road, Canada and salmon make a good mix. Salmon is a naturally heart-healthy food. Add to that fact, they are fun to catch and plentiful in that region. When taking a trip up north to enjoy some Canadian fishing, salmon is a practical choice.

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Stingray fishing in the Mekong Delta

Located in Southeast Asia, the complex and expansive Mekong River ranks as one of the longest water systems in the world. The river along with extensive delta tributaries serve as a convenient means of transportation. The marine life found in the river also encouraged the development of the commercial fishing industry.

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Trout fishing in Scotland

Scotland offers trout fishermen some of the best waters and fishing opportunities in the world. The 5,000 or so angling waters in the country hold rainbow, brook or brown trout. The variety of species of trout is matched by the variety of fishing styles and amenities.

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