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Fishing HolidaysThis year may be the year you catch your career record fish, on one of thousands of fishing lakes and rivers around the world. Each stretch provides a brand new challenge, and with so many idyllic spots to discover, why go fishing in the same area twice? Whether you are fly fishing or coarse fishing, HomeAway Holiday-Rentals lists idyllic fishing lodges on some of the finest fishing lakes and rivers in the world, perfect for unforgettable fishing holidays.

Fishing holidays in private fishing lodges don't only benefit your coarse and fly fishing experiences; taking a holiday rental lodge also means that you are free to explore the whole region. Any members of your family or fishing trip who are not keen to spend a whole holiday fishing, can visit the numerous attractions and enjoy the activities of the area, leaving you free to go fishing! Your fishing lodge acts as a wonderful base to meet in the evenings and cook your catch.


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Fishing Holidays in France

Fishing Holidays in France

Coarse fishing is particularly popular, although there are some magnificent trout fishing rivers in France. Fishing holidays in France are particularly popular due to the combination of excellent fishing, stunning scenery and mouth-watering cuisine.

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Fishing Holidays in Scotland

Fishing Holidays in Scotland

With over 6,000 lochs and 100 top salmon and trout fishing rivers, fly fishing holidays in Scotland are absolutely world class. Fishing holidays on rivers including the Tay, Tweed and Spey are the envy of top fishermen worldwide.

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Fhishing Holidays in Canada

Fishing Holidays in Canada

Awe-inspiring scenery, absolute peace, amazing wildlife and some of the best fly fishing in the world, fishing holidays in Canada cannot be beaten for relaxation and quality of sport; especially in Alberta and British Columbia. 

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Fishing Holidays in Ireland

Fishing Holidays in Ireland

Offering a wonderful range of leisure fishing, as well as a vast array of activities for any non-fishing member of your family, fishing holidays in Ireland are perfect for families and large groups on holiday together.

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Fishing Holidays in Egypt

Fishing Holidays in Egypt

The shores of Lake Nasser in Egypt have seen many world record fish being landed. Fishing safaris in Egypt are sensational, with fishermen often catching the largest freshwater fish of their careers, all under the blazing Egyptian sun. 

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Whether you are trout fishing, pike fishing or coarse fishing, you must observe local rules and ethics of the local fishing lakes and rivers. In most countries, permits are easily obtained from both tourist information centres and tackle shops, and you can almost always pry local knowledge and tips with ease! If you can, reading a fishing guide for your destination before setting out on a fishing holiday is priceless, saving you time and ensuring your bag is filled with suitable fishing gear for local conditions.

Thankfully, the open season changes around the world, meaning that once the season ends in Europe, fishing holidays around the world in locations like South Africa and New Zealand are just starting, allowing year round salmon, pike and trout fishing! The leisure fishing industry is truly global, and no matter how long you have been taking fishing holidays, there are still countless idyllic spots in which to tie your fly or bait your hook and go fishing in complete tranquillity.

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