Planning a fishing vacation, whether to your local lake for a day, or to Costa Rica or New Zealand for a 12 day extended fishing excursion can be a trying experience; especially if you’re venturing to a new and exotic destination. With over thirty years of listening to and interpreting your wants and needs, Fishing International can fashion a trip to your standards. Our goal is to put you with the Right Operator, in the Right Location, during the Right Time… all while factoring in the species of fish and method of take you desire. We call it the Three R’s. The destinations, lodges, operators, and outfitters we list are the result of years of study evaluation, research and travel. We offer them in a spirit of enthusiasm and genuine concern for your enjoyment of your next international fishing excursion.
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Questions to Consider…
- What fish species are you interested in fishing for?
- When are you considering going on your trip and are you flexible?
- What destinations are you considering & how long can you stay?
- Do you want to fish Saltwater (surf, deep sea, flats, reef ) Freshwater (lake, stream, river, estuary)?
- What is your preferred method of fishing? (ie trolling, spin/bait casting, light-tackle, fly fishing, etc.)
- What is your level of fishing experience? (choosing the right guide, captain/mate or operator is critical)
- What is your budget?
- How many anglers are joining you, or are you a single angler? Are you willing to share?
- Will a non fishing companion be joining you?
- Is this strictly a fishing trip, or are you considering other leisure or even business activities?
Selecting a trip: Brochures, maps, tide charts, Video tapes (when available) and pertinent information on the areas of interest to you are available by writing or calling. Our knowledgeable staff has been to every destination we represent and can help you select that trip which best suites your particular objectives and budget. We’ll be happy to answer all of your questions, and if we don’t know the answers…we’ll find out.
Making your reservation: Once you have determined where and when you want to go, we will send you an invoice detailing your trip reservations and costs. To confirm space it will be necessary to forward a deposit (25% – 50%) of the full ground rate of your selected package to us usually within 14 – 21 days. Since the most popular areas are booked well ahead of time during peak fishing periods, we strongly advise you make your reservations as far in advance as possible.
Preparing for your trip:When we receive your deposit, we’ll forward information on current proper travel documents, and the date of final payment for the reservations. Where appropriate, we offer Fishing International info concering passports, visas, and any inoculations required for your travel from your home to the destination, and return. Fishing International may also offer wisdom gained through experience concering tackle, clothing, necessary equipment and personal items, and finally, information on fishing techniques according to the destination and season.
Final Payment for the reservations: Final Travel documents describing the itinerary, including reservations and payment vouchers, will be sent to you shortly after final payment is made, usually about two weeks before your arrival date. Fishing International is happy to provide all information necessary so you can have complete confidence concerning your itinerary.
Travel Arrangements: Fishing International can reserve and coordinate all commercial flights, charter services, transfers, rental cars and en route hotels. In some cases we may be able to provide special Fishing International airfares to your destinations.
Fishing International hooks you up with the best sport fish and bird itineraries, and that connects us with other specialized areas of sport and ecology minded accommodations and activities. All Inclusive and Custom packages rated. Any program you may desire, including International flights, airport transfers, accommodations, meal programs, activities, and the very best fishing cruisers, captains and crews. We want to do all we can to help make your fishing vacation filled with exciting memories.
Please call Fishing International 800-950-4242 and we’ll help you plan the trip of your life.