Taking The Family Fishing

Fishing rods on a fishing boat in the lake

Are you looking for a way to spend the day with the family on a hot summer day? Why not take the family fishing! Fishing is a great activity that everyone can enjoy, kids and adults of all ages. Read the rest of this article to learn why you should take the family fishing:

Spend Time Outdoors 

Fishing is a great outdoor activity. In the spring and summertime, when it’s nice out, you should try to spend as much time outside as you can, and fishing is a great way to do this. Being outside is good for your family’s physical and mental health. You can soak up healthy vitamin D from the sun and be more present in nature while outside. Fishing gives you an opportunity and reason to get your family outside.

Both Kids And Adults Can Learn A New Skill

There is a lot of knowledge and skill you can gain from fishing. For instance, you and the family can learn the act of fish itself which involves learning how to bait and cast a line and learn how to hook a fish and reel it in properly. Then you would also gain more knowledge on the different types of fish you are catching, what they eat and what bait to use for what fish, and what type of fish hang out in what types of water. Maybe after gaining this new knowledge and hobby, the kids might want to grow up to be a fisherman, which is a great paying job in Canada that feeds so many people.

Good Form Of Exercise 

You may think that you won’t get any exercise from fishing because you are standing in one spot but think of how many hours a day adults and kids spend sitting. At work, school, and at home, we all spend a bit too much time sitting, so going fishing with the family is a great way to get everyone on their feet for a couple of hours. Also, casting a line and reeling a fish in takes quite a bit of strength and so it’s good for getting stronger arm and back muscles.

Discover New Places 

There are so many different fishing locations you can try. People typically go fishing on lakes, piers, or even in boats. Search up the best fishing spots in your area and see if there are new places you want to discover. Some people will travel across countries to try a different type of fishing experience.

Quality Time And Memories 

Fishing with your family is the perfect way to bond with your family. If there is a more experienced angler in the family, then the rest of the family has the opportunity to learn from them. You will be spending quality time together, having new experiences, and discovering new places; all of this leads to lots of laughs, photo opportunities, and memories that you’ll remember forever.

Rent A Fishing Boat From Island Time Boat Rentals

If you are considering going fishing on Manitoulin Island, you may consider renting a fishing boat to get a complete fishing experience. Island Time Boat Rentals has fishing boat rentals available for as little as $350/day. You can book a rental online or contact us if you have questions!

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