There are some people who have since childhood been actively involved in fishing, both as a hobby and also for relaxation. There’s nothing like the thrill of pulling in your big catch of the day as you sit beside the fireside by the lake. Here you can retreat amongst wilderness, cut off from the daily grind as you recharge your batteries.
There is Arnhem Land fishing lodges built to ensure that you spend a comfortable night tucked in bed, free to move in and out of your lodge as and when you wish. If it’s an evening fishing tour that catches your fancy, have a lip-smacking meal and embark on the adventure, for it is no less than one. Pulling in a big haul requires strength, experience as well as dexterity.
There are a lot of activities that can take up your fancy, like boating to locations that are breath-taking. With the help of fishing charters you can chance upon a great catch if you’re lucky.
These lodges generally have Television and nowadays most of them are also equipped with free Wi-Fi so that you can be connected at all times. Rooms generally consist of a large bed or two smaller single beds, depending on your choice, accompanied by a bathroom and shower as well. So if you’re travelling with your family, you have the option of going for a room with a large bed for you and your spouse, and the other room for the kids. There are also kitchens where you can cook the fish you caught as well as a dining area to have your meals comfortably. Music is welcome and you’re free to play your own, or choose from the collection of the house.
Food is a concern or rather a factor when deciding where to stay. The best in the industry today have chefs at hand to rustle up your choice of breakfast, lunch and dinner, as long as you keep them informed. Lodges by the river specialize in trout, salmon, Mackerel, Tuna, and halibut among others. Those by the sea will of course bring you the catch from the deep which can be crabs, prawns and numerous other sea fish. If you’re not in the mood for fish, there is always prime rib, soups and salads, succulent lamb, fresh vegetables and a lot more on the table. Freshly baked items are there for breakfast and you can choice beverages to pass the evenings in mellowness.
The size of the party is generally about six people, give or take a two. The added benefit of the trip is that you will get to see a lot of wildlife, like eagles and kingfishes, ravens and herons at places too. As you wind up your stay, you’ll definitely want to return the following year.