This year pack it up and head out for a fishing vacation in the great outdoors. What could be better family time then the wilderness and your family? Without the T.V. catching our attention we are able to focus on building a better relationship and spending some quality time, with the ones that matter the most. Maybe you just want some time alone with your wife to show her how the boys live, you are taking your sons fishing for the first time to show them the ropes, or just want the whole family to come together fishing makes perfect.
Figuring out what to pack can be the easy part. Find a location can be a tad trying. Then on top of that the budgets we all have ourselves tied to can make things a little more difficult. If you have the money to shell out to head to Alaska, thats great, this is the perfect destination for all things outdoors. As long as you stay within your sector, NE, SE, NW, SW then this can make a big difference on gas, airplane tickets, and such. Another great way to save some money to camp. Camping is cheap, but also makes you cut back on eating out. Why eat out when you can grill. As for dessert, who does not love smores!
California offers free Pier fishing at over 40 piers around the state. Avila Beach is one of the locations you can fish for free, also offering free parking in a large lot. You also get the chance to check out Pirates Cove, while in Avila Beach. The beautiful scenic beaches California has to offer, along with the general site seeing makes this a great trip for the family to enjoy together. With the directory below you can go up or down California’s beaches and try out the different spots. This budget friendly vacation has proven to be a great bonding experience for a family.
California Beaches Directory
Lake Havasu, Arizona is another budget friendly fishing vacation you and your family can enjoy, or you and your boys. Offering a variety of Bass, Panfish, and a variety of Catfish. Camping is an option, so this saves on hotel stay. Lake Havasu has 5 fishing docks open to the public, most within a few miles of each other. You also have the option of launching your boat out of one of their free launching docks, if you prefer to fish this way. Lake Havasu City is a convenient few miles away, in case your forgot some thing or need a change of scenery.
Lake Havasu Fishing
Deer Point Lake, located in Northern Florida, near Panama City, offers some of the best Bass fishing around. April and May are the prime months to go but anytime after March will work, until winter that is. Best known for the Bluegill, Largemouth Bass and Shellcracker. Find a place to camp out, set up a tent and cook some of your fresh fish to save on costs.
Bass Fishing Lakes In Florida
Michigan offers some great fishing spots. You could throw a rock and find somewhere to fish there. Although you may want to pick a warmer month to go fishing, this way camping is right and the water will be warmer for swimming, most any time will do. There are many choices to choose from. Including any one of the 5 great Lakes. Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Ontario, and Lake Superior. Whitefish, Salmon, Lake Trout, Walleye, and smelt are the best these lakes have to offer. The hardest decision you have to make is which destination is the one for you. The camping is great in Michigan, nice and cool during the day and night. Just make sure to pack some good sleeping bags in case the temperature drops.