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Thanks to the presence Atlantic and Pacific oceans, as well as many rivers and lakes, the United States is a paradise for fishermen. The sport fishing industry is very developed here, which is represented by different types of fishing. In lake fishing, they catch trout, carp and pike perch. In sea fishing you can catch tuna, salmon, cod, flounder, etc. In river fishing, the trophy will be pike perch, sturgeon, whitefish, etc. Due to the vast territories, climatic features and the geographical position of this or that region, characteristic fish species are found. The northern seas abound in salmon: red salmon, pink salmon, chum salmon. Mountain lakes and rivers are rich in trout, grayling, halibut. The southern waters are dominated by barracuda, mackerel, tuna, sailfish, jack and various shark species. A fisherman in the USA is always surrounded by wildlife, which adds a pleasant experience.
Fishing in Alaska
In the north of the United States, there is the famous Long Island, anglers from all over the world come to these places to get the extreme experience of hunting giant sharks. These places became the inspiration for Steven Spielberg when creating the legendary film"Jaws" telling about a huge man-eating shark. Not only sharks are found here, but also many other types of fish. Sea bass is popular. In any city located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, you can hire a catamaran or yacht and organize sea fishing. There are enough fish in the Atlantic, its waters are rich in mackerel, tuna, bluefish. You can make any of them your biggest trophy. For sea fishing to be legal, you need to get a license, either when buying a tour, or in a specialized store. Before you go fishing, you should familiarize yourself with the fishing rules. For this, there are special divisions of IGFA. But there are unspoken rules for sea fishing, for example, injured fish should not be released back into the water. You can only fish with a fishing line that has been declared for fishing. Compliance with the rules is strictly monitored by the inspectors of the Federation of Sports Fisheries, this applies to both sea and freshwater fishing.
Long Island Fishing
There are many different possibilities for freshwater fishing enthusiasts in the USA. There are fish farms in the country, and there are also many natural reservoirs. For pike, salmon and large perch, you should go to the Great Lakes on the border with Canada. Your best stay is Minnesota, which is considered a fishing paradise. There are also stormy mountain rivers, and calm lakes, which are more like seas in size. To fish, you need to purchase a license on the spot, which will cost no more than $ 50. The license specifies the norms that must be adhered to. If they are exceeded, the fine will be significant. Fishing is possible in the Mississippi, where the city is located, but the water here is dirty, and only local fishermen know the places where fish are caught.
Lots of fish found in bodies of water in the United States national parks. Here you can fish with a spinning rod, but for fishing in the national park you need to purchase a special license. Freshwater fishing is popular in Alaska. This region is the most important for the US fishing industry. Alaska has not only a lot of fish, but also amazing nature. These places are chosen for spawning by many salmonids, for example, char and trout.
The necessary equipment for fishing can be purchased in numerous specialized stores, in any of them they can recommend and a guide to help you in the difficult search for a suitable fishing spot.
These places are chosen for spawning by many salmonids, for example, char and trout.
The necessary equipment for fishing can be purchased in numerous specialized stores, in any of them they can recommend and guide to help you in the difficult search for a suitable fishing spot.
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Topic: Fishing in the USA.