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Local Fishing Trips-Low Budget Fishing

Updated on October 2, 2011

Fishing Near Home Is Okay

It really is okay if you are on a budget but still want to plan a few days of fishing. I would venture to guess that you can find some great fishing just staying local and close to home. Our counties, provinces and states are full of lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, creeks and ocean access that even though money is tight you can still have a great amount of fun participating in local fishing trips.

By doing local fishing trips you don’t have to worry about accommodations, restaurants and using a lot of fuel. You can have just as much fun on a lower budget fishing trip and still be sleeping in your own bed at night.

You will still need to do a bit of home work to find out about the lakes that are in your local area. It really is in the planning and in almost all cases all people live close enough to more than a few areas that house any number of different fish. For a lot of people one good day of fishing is enough for them. However you can still plan a multi day fishing adventure. The only thing you will be doing is using your own home as the hotel. Just remember that at the end of the day even if you stay in a tent it will still be okay because you will only be eating, fishing and sleeping.

When it comes to local fishing it can be very exciting because you could actually be able to learn more about where you live. You will be able to see landscape and scenery you didn’t even know existed. Of course saving money is always nice and with a local fishing trip you would be able to save a ton by staying away from hotels and restaurants. The coolest part of a local fishing trip is when you find that honey hole you will be able to revisit it over and over without having to make any special plans.

Of course if you want to go on a local fishing trip you should do a bit of research as to the types of fish in your area. You could be living in an area with several different types or an area with only a few types. Either way it’s all about the fishing. Of course if you are already into fishing chances are you will already have much of the gear that’s going to be needed. Like I said at the end of the day if your budget is low then a local fishing trip if planned properly can be just as much fun as anything else and something that will be remembered for a long time to come.


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    • Dale Mazurek profile imageAUTHOR

      Dale Mazurek 

      8 years ago from Canada

      Thanks Paradise, I will never stop writing about fishing

      @belliot you are welcome

      @Hello it seems you are my biggest fan when it comes to fishing especially. maybe you should try fishing to see just how much fun it is.


    • Hello, hello, profile image

      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      Keep writing because I enjoy your hubs so much learning about something I haven't got an idea about. My son goes fishing sometimes at some lakes nearby.

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      8 years ago

      Nice hub. Thanks

    • Paradise7 profile image


      8 years ago from Upstate New York

      Great hub, keep it rolling, friend.


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