10 Best Fishing Tours Around the World

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Fishing is not just about the fish. It’s an amazing way to take in spectacular scenery, get closer with friends and family, and experience a unique adrenaline rush in the outdoors. Book a tour with a local angler guide while exploring the planet.

10 Best Fishing Tours Around the World



Experience authentic and traditional fishing in Hanoi, Vietnam. Our local guide partner David N. will take you on a once in a lifetime cultural, phenomenon. David says “what people love the most about our fishing tour is authenticity and fun, eat what they have caught.”
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Try sustainable reef fishing off the coast of Maura, Brunei and then BBQ what you catch. Irene C is a friendly, outdoor enthusiast, private guide. She will show you various techniques to catch warm water fish. You will have the chance to bond and experience the love of being out on the open seas. Irene says “When guests get a bite, the fever of anticipation is amazing whilst the adrenaline flows at the effort of reeling it in - what is coming up on the end of the line? For a great catch, it's high fives and beaming smiles all round! If the quarry is lost, then we all laugh and say "OK - next one”
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Get up early for the real angler challenge of bass fishing in Manaus, AM, Brazil. Bass fishing is as exciting as it gets. Peacock Bass are the worlds toughest fighting fish. Our local Brazil guide Aldinei C will give you the opportunity to catch Peacock Bass and observe exotic birds and wildlife. Aldinei says “Bass is a fighting fish, people love to fight with it before they bring it out of the water.”
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Traditional, conservation and ecologically conscious game fishing in Nadi, Fiji.
Our guide partner John S and his team are serious anglers that source the best equipment and gear from around the world. They also build and design their own boats. Through the catch and release of specific fish species, John brings awareness and conservation of the local area and customs.
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Fish off the Atlantic Ocean Island of Sao Miguel from Azores, Portugal. Our guide Sérgio would love to help you have a once in a lifetime experience through his tour. He said “The Azores Islands are one of the best spots in the world for Fishing. Don’t miss your chance to catch a big Blue Marlin, a tasty Tuna or the beautiful Mahi-Mahi.” Sérgio can also take you to places others can’t go with his Jeep tours.
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Take a South American shore excursion fishing tour while in port at Puerto Chacabuco, Coyahaique, Chile. If you’re looking for a beautiful, abundant place to fish, you can’t beat Patagonia. Our guide Ingmar Peter says “A ToursByLocals fishing guide gives the overall view about the region, the history, the people and the development of fishing.”
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Cross high mountain fly fishing off your bucket list in Banff, Alberta. If you have yet to visit the Canadian Rockies, you haven’t experienced the most spectacular beauty this planet has to offer. If you have been, you can add a great fishing experience to make it even better. Our local guide Peter L. says “The best part about fishing high mountain (Alpine) lakes and streams is the solitude and the beauty - as I say, the fishing is just the bonus! Of course for the seasoned fly angler, there is the challenge of fishing "gin clear” water for monster Cutthroat trout!!”
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How about fishing in the middle of city in Helsinki, Finland. Imagine fishing and taking in the sights, on a comfortable boat, to experience urban fishing at it’s finest. This is something that you can look forward to on your next Scandinavian adventure. Our guide Karri K. tells us “The feeling of catching a big fish or a new species is something angling travelers want to experience. Besides landing a fish, my tours cover the Helsinki archipelago by private boat which means that travelers get a different perspective of the city.”
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Try fishing near the equator, surrounded by exotic birds and a mangrove forest in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Of course the surroundings can’t be beat but you’ll be thrilled while you reel in that giant snook using live bait and tackle. When we asked Fernando G. what travelers enjoy the most he said, “They would enjoy the spectacular mangrove forest where snook and mangrove snappers love to ambush their prey.”
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When visiting Japan, you will probably want to try sushi, but how about catching and making your own in the big city of Tokyo? Pepe can take you on a fishing boat in the morning and you can then make Edo-Mae from the fish you catch. This is a valuable local, cultural experience, not to be missed!
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