An introduction to Fishing in Portugal
Do you enjoy Fishing? Do you enjoy the feeling of taking a boat out on a sunny day, finding a point on the horizon to cast out your line and wait for the big bite and tug of war that turns an otherwise peaceful day of relaxing into an exciting (and rewarding if you eat the fish) struggle? You are not alone. The combination of exhilaration, relaxation, and good memories that a healthy fishing hobby provides attracts a great many people, and Portugal is never short of fish. With mackerel, sardines, and a huge variety of other species, the only real questions are: What are you fishing for? And how do you intend to go about it? Portugal, like any other country, has many options for boat rental. However, unless you are very familiar with the local area, and its trends, it may be a waste of time and effort without proper preparation and research, as you could sail around for days trying to find a concentration of fish. This is why Portugal also offers a wide assortment of guided fishing yours and charter fishing boats. This too, is something that requires research and preparation, as anything else does.
The number of people going on the fishing trip, for instance, is a major factor, as the size of the boat is a very important consideration. If you wish to fish in relative solitude, you may have to look for a charter boat that will take you out alone, and be aware that this option is usually more expensive, as typically, boat captains make more money from charging multiple passengers, and so in order to turn a profit, captains will tend to charge individual customers more. In any case, the fishing hobby in Portugal is a popular one, and there are few better ways to spend vacation time when visiting or vacationing in this great country. The local cuisine revolves in large part around seafood, and there’s no shortage of ways to find out how to catch and prepare excellent fish in Portugal. For those who prefer catch-and-release fishing, the Portugese climate is still a great boon to fisherman, with agreeable temperatures and humidity at nearly all times of the year, and beautiful scenery to sail by. There are many reasons to take up and enjoy the fishing hobby in Portugal, and if you are already and avid fisherman, Portugal is sure to be an exciting and rewarding destination for you to ply the waters..