Sightfishing in Portugal

Sightfishing in Portugal

You‘ve heard about Portugal – few rainy days, almost 250 days of sunshine per year. The beaches, the old cities of Lisbon and Porto, the impressive monuments, the lovely countryside and the loveliness of the people. There is a reason Portugal has won the World Travel Awards for best holiday destination for the second consecutive year… but let‘s take a look at what I‘m sure you‘re more interested in.

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The silent path of the Hobie-ist

The silent path of the Hobie-ist

If you want to escape the colorful and often noisy hustle and bustle of Florida’s beaches for a few quiet moments, you better get yourself into a Hobie Kayak and retreat to the quiet channels of the Gulf of Mexico’s mangrove coast. Here, snook lurk among aerial roots of Rhizophora and bullish redfish scour the intertidal zone in search of eats. Whether with a spin- or fly rod, the wildlife enthusiast gets his money’s worth.Welcome to the quiet path of the Hobie-ist!

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Three Cheers to the Azores

Three Cheers to the Azores

“You are off to the Azores? Are you sure you don’t want to take any heavy tackle with you? Not only once did I hear this question and I wasn’t really sure if I was fooling myself. Why go to one of the best places for big game fishing with just two light spinning rods and a bare minimum of tackle?”

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World’s forgotten fishes vital for hundreds of millions of people but one-third face extinction, warns new report.

World’s forgotten fishes vital for hundreds of millions of people but one-third face extinction, warns new report.

The report was published by Alliance for Freshwater Life, Alliance for Inland Fisheries, Conservation International, Fisheries Conservation Foundation, Freshwaters Illustrated, Global Wildlife, Conservation, InFish, IUCN, IUCN SSC FFSG, Mahseer Trust, Shoal, Synchronicity Earth, The Nature Conservancy, World Fish Migration Foundation, WWF and Zoological Society of London

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Finis Coronat Opus

Finis Coronat Opus

Michael Pohl shows us that a holiday on the Seychelles can be more than sipping cocktails and chilling on an air mattress in the pool. He messes with the permits and meets one or two colourful reef dwellers. And despite its colourful-sounding name, the yellow shark he catches off the island looks like a mailing tube made of waste paper compared to these colourful fellows.

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