Fishing is a sport enjoyed by many due to its relaxing nature. Many take it as a bonding opportunity and an interesting way of hanging out with their peers. Some have considered the thrill that comes with catching and releasing these delicate creatures as a tradition.
The lake that your parents took you when you were young, there are quite a good number of fishing resorts in the United States that are popular for this type of sport. Guests are taught how to fish and are provided with fishing gears that are safe and advanced. Other than the fishing activities, they also offer hospitality that rivals that of a five-star hotel, making them the best places to spend your holidays.
Getaway Adventures Lodge
Located in Port Mansfield in Texas, is one of the best fishing resorts in the United States. Fishing mainly takes place in the nearby Laguna Madre and along the beach. Gateaway Adventures is known for its abundance of trout and tarpon fish. The best time to visit this lodge would be from December to mid-March as it is considered as a peak period for trout fishing. August and November presents the best time for redfish while tarpon fishing begins at mid-May and may continue until mid-December. From September to February presents the best period for red snapper and tuna fishing, April to August is the ideal time for sailfish and from December to mid-May is the best time for wahoo fishing. The lodge is known for producing tarpon that weighs up to 70 pounds and trout that weigh around 12 pounds.
The lodge comprises of eight guestrooms each equipped to match the Texas theme. Six of the rooms have bunks with a private bath. The other two rooms are equipped with king-size beds and have private showers. The hot tub, pool, and an expansive outdoor completes the view. Gateway Adventures Lodge is ideal for a small group gathering.
Cajun Fishing Adventures
Cajun Fishing Adventures is an hour’s drive from northeast of New Orleans. It can also be accessed from Venice as it takes 15 minutes’ drive northeast.
Cajun is known for redfish, sea trout, flounder, black drum, jack crevalle, and sheepshead. The best time to visit this resort would be between March and July, and September and January as these periods are considered to offer the best weather for fishing. The area is known for its relatively calm climates throughout the year.
The three lodges can accommodate around 36 people, while the nearby carbine can handle nine more. Each room is equipped with a queen-sized bed and a private bathroom. For sports activities, a pool table and a 60-inch high definition TV are equipped in the 2,500 square-foot living room. The backyard also contains two swimming pools and a hot tub. The lodge also has Skeeter Bay Boats that are used by the guests to fish.
Hawks Cay Resort
Located at Mile Marker 61, Hawks Cay Resort offers a splendid holiday experience to its guests. The resort is set on Duck Key Island and has a marina. It is also located approximately three miles from the Dolphin Research Center. The breathtaking view of the ocean and the sandy beach offers the guests an unforgettable holiday feeling.
Hawks Cay Resort is known for tarpon, bonefish, and permit. Tarpon season occurs from March to May, Fishbone is available from April to June, while permit’s fish season is from May to June and sometimes in December.
The laid-back rooms have private balconies with some having a sea view. Villas are ideal for families and contain two-three bedrooms. The facility also has a spa, five huge outdoor pools, and a fully equipped gym. For sports-related activities, there are tennis courts as well as putting green. Hawks Cay Resort is the best place for family and corporate bonding.