Prince Edward Island is the smallest province in Canada, yet this tiny gem, a perfect jewel of nature boasts some of the largest and best fishing opportunities for a summer vacation and most are pulled from the sapphire blue waters that surround it. Below the surface, a little deeper and the blue of the water tends towards a darker shade, hinting perhaps of a Marlin in its depths, the hoped for catch of the day as you charter your fishing expedition.
As renowned as the Island is for its lobster, for its potatoes and for its golf, there is little that can compare to the adventure offered by a deep-sea fishing expedition on Prince Edward Island. Your bounty is promised to be as varied as the island’s geography; you can fish for mackerel one day or an elusive 800-lb. blue-fin tuna the next. This is an opportunity that is not to be missed, and an opportunity made that much more memorable when shared among friends.
Fishing in Canada doesn’t get any better than it does on Prince Edward Island and charters are available usually from early in July throughout the summer and into September.
Admit it, aren’t you a little intrigued? After casting your line into the deep blue depths of the Atlantic and catching your own fish, you’re certain to gain a whole new appreciation both for fishing, and for eating fresh seafood.
Should you prefer a fishing experience with a quiet solitude and more leisure about it, grab a rod and a reel and make for a bridge or setting yourself on the edge of a pier and settle your hook into the water. For it is here that you’ll find an abundance of Mackerel, a perfect catch for the day’s dinner. And it is here that you’ll also find a moment’s peace unto yourself.
Venture inland on this Gentle Island and you fishing Canada adventure travels with you, particularly if you’re a fly-fishing or trout fishing aficionado. Prince Edward Island is home to the Brook trout, however, Rainbow trout were introduced the island rivers in the 1940′s.
And while the water world of Prince Edward Island is home to endless varieties of fish, it offers so very much more than that. A Prince Edward Island vacation is the opportunity to create memories to last a lifetime. You don’t have to go deep to enjoy the ocean; there’s nothing more refreshing than a swim in the warmest waters north of the Carolinas.
Of course, if you prefer your seafood already waiting for you on a platter, a vast number of restaurants on The Gentle Island offer some of the best seafood dining you’ll ever experience. And don’t forget to order famous PEI potatoes on the side.
On this Maritime island, other delights are as plentiful as the seafood. Sample, for instance, some of Canada’s best golf courses, or stroll the endless beaches of white, champagne, pink or red sands.
Fishing and vacationing in Canada just doesn’t get any better than this.