Deep sea fishing is one of the most relaxing, entertaining and invigorating ways to spend your holiday. Out in the open water, miles from the commotion of the land, time stands still, the light appears softer and the air fresher. All this, as well as the prospect of catching a record fish, means that whether you are a beginner or are on an annual sea fishing break, fishing holidays really are the most enjoyable way to switch off.
Living in the UK, sea fishing holidays are wonderfully easy to take, with many excellent sea fishing hotspots in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Dorset is one of the most popular of England's sea fishing hotspots.
Both the Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines cater perfectly for holidays sea fishing in Spain. There are countless ports and marinas offering sea fishing trips, especially from July to September when the swordfish fishing is best.
The changes to go deep sea fishing in Florida are limitless. The warm, clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean here are filled with a huge variety of game fish, and the likelihood of landing a record fish is high.
Mauritius is one of the finest marlin fishing grounds in the world, and the well priced charters, wonderful year round climate and vast fish hake it perfect for a family deep sea fishing holiday. October to April is the prime marlin fishing window.
Those taking a deep sea fishing holiday with a view to making it into the record books should head to Panama. Many of the world's largest catches have been made from the shores of Panama, with more species here than anywhere else.