Related Touring Scotland 13 adventure holidays in

first_img RelatedTouring Scotland: 13 adventure holidays in the CairngormsLooking for a holiday that involves more than parking your bum on a beach towel for fourteen days? Want to get back to nature and discover some of the wonderful wildlife we have right here in the UK? Steam trains to zip wires, hiking mountains to floating down river: here…Eight Summer Lake Breaks: fresh ideas for fresh waterSkyscanner takes a look at some of the world’s best summer lake holidays10 best fishing holidaysHook up with the best places on the planet to catch a whopper The Caribbean island of Cuba is surrounded by fishable turquoise seas and with miles of coastline it’s easy to find a secluded spot on the saltwater flats, or join a group fishing boat at Varadero for deep sea fishing. Tarpon is the most common species and Cuba’s second largest island, Isla de la Juventud is considered to be the best destination for tarpon fishing with an average catch being 60lbs, and highs of over 100lbs. Bonefish, snooker and permit are also found. Deep sea fishing catches can include plenty of swordfish, marlin and sailfish. Fish numbers are high throughout the year but peak during spring and summer. The waters of Thailand are brimming with freshwater fish and known to produce some record breaking catches. The fishing resorts across the countryside offer lakes in beautiful tropical surroundings including mountains and forests.The Jurassic Mountain Resort and Fishing Park, around 2 hours from Bangkok has gained significant attention as of late for 200lb catches from their fishing lake. Species you can expect include Giant Siamese Carp, Niger Ripsaw Catfish, Pacu and Giant Snakehead. As a ‘catch and release’ lake fish stocks remain steady throughout the year. Oman Iceland offers an exciting array of fishing options, from the fly fishing for salmon and trout in rivers set in the volcanic landscapes to the more unique ice fishing experiences for arctic char and brown trout in the north and the highlands. With potentially extreme weather conditions and frozen lakes which are not always easily accessible a guided fishing trip in a small group is recommended. A typical fishing tour ends with the opportunity to barbecue your catches at the side of the lake or relaxing in nearby thermal lakes. The ice fishing season is short, running from January to March. Cuba The diverse landscape of Norway means fishing holidays come in two halves, with the Barents Sea to the north and the fjords and rivers to the south. As Angling is one of Norway’s most popular pastimes fishing opportunities are plentiful. Rivers are home to wild atlantic salmon with the Orkla River considered to be one of the best in the country. If you’re going sea-fishing you are likely to catch cod, halibut and plaice, with catches so big you will see why Norway has earnt the title of ‘The Land of Big Fish’.Due to the northerly location at the Arctic Circle the sun is still on the horizon at midnight! Night fishing trips under the sun are available to take advantage of this. If you’re visiting Norway between September and March you may get the chance to see the Northern Lights, with many excursions combining fishing trips available.Thailandcenter_img Muscat, the capital of Oman is the ideal base for fishing holidays in the Middle East. The Arabian Sea surrounding the city is rich in sea life offering exciting deep sea fishing opportunities. The Dorado and Groupers are by far the most popular fish species in the Gulf of Oman, they’re in abundance throughout the year, although peak season for the Dorado is August to October. You’re also likely to catch Yellowfin Tuna and Sailfish. Both private and shared boats are available for half or full day fishing trips departing from Muscat.Iceland Scotland’s vast countryside offers a wealth of freshwater fishing opportunities, from the remote lochs of the Scottish Highlands to the rivers running through towns and villages. Scottish salmon is world renowned and there are many spots you can head to to catch your own. There’s an amazing selection of rivers in Scotland for salmon fishing, the River Tay is a favourite for many, it has the largest volume of water in the UK and stretches for 120 miles from Ben Lui in the Highlands through the beautiful Scottish countryside to Perth. Salmon season in Scotland runs from mid-March to October. Loch Lomond is considered to be the best spot for pike fishing in Scotland, and as the country’s largest loch you can expect a huge variety of fish species such as salmon and brown trout. Pike fishing is available throughout the year. Norway Scotlandlast_img