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Retirement and Fishing


If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles. -Doug Larson, Gold medal winner 1924 Olympics.

Retirement and Fishing-Sutherland Sutherland Scotland

Brown trout, sea trout and salmon fishing are bountiful in the rivers of Sutherland. Beyond the many rivers on the east, west and north coasts there are many lochs (lakes/sea inlets) and creeks for serene fly-fishing in remote and beautiful areas in the Scottish Highlands. The River Helmsdale, located in the Scottish Highlands, offers some of the best salmon fishing in the world.

Retirement and Fishing-Patagonia Patagonia Chile

Patagonia Chile is magnificent offering the majestic Andes that snow-feed what appear to be an endless number of rivers that offer world-class fly-fishing. Rainbow and brown trout, king and silver salmon await both novice and experienced anglers looking for a fishing adventure of a lifetime. Patagonia offers something few places on earth provide: fly fishing all day without seeing another soul.

Retirement and Fishing-Florida Keys Florida Keys Florida, US

The Keys provide fishing enthusiasts with a variety of options. The depth of the waters off the Keys offer fantastic deep sea fishing for marlins, tuna, sharks, sailfish, kingfish and more. Yellowtail snappers and mackerel can be caught when fishing the reefs on the Gulf side and tarpon, sea trout, barracuda and other fish can be found when fishing the flats and backcountry of the Keys.

Retirement and Fishing-Cape Town Cape Town South Africa

The Indian Ocean and the Atlantic meet near Cape Town providing some of the greatest concentrations of fish in the world. Tuna (Yellowfin, Bluefin and Longfin) are the main catches but also include Swordfish and Marlins as well as Cape Salmon, Pilchard, Mahi Mahi and others in the warmer waters near Cape Point. Fly-fishing is also available on the many inland rivers and lakes. While fishing it is also possible to watch the migrating Whales in False Bay between July and November.

Retirement and Fishing-Kenai River Kenai River, Alaska, U.S.

The Kenai River, on the Kenai Peninsula, is located less than three hours south of Anchorage. The Kenai River Watershed which includes the Harding Icefield, mountains, large lakes, glaciers and extensive lowlands all lead to the Kenai Lake and contribute to an extensive environment for high quality fish production. The Alaskan King Salmon, found in large quantities, are some of the largest in the world. Also found on the River and its streams are Rainbow trout, Kenai Sockeye salmon and Kenai Silver Salmon making for an exciting fly-fishing adventure.