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Why you need to buy travel insurance at the same time you book your holiday

If you’ve booked a holiday and are already counting down the days, we advise taking the time in advance to buy yourself travel insurance. While none of us want to think about things that could go wrong in the time between booking and jetting off – for example, illness, bereavement or redundancy – taking out a policy early could potentially […]
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Improving your Cast on the Rio Grande

When it chooses to blow hard, casting can become more complicated. With the right equipment and the proper technique, however, a blustery forecast can be easily conquered. Casting into or against the wind is a tiresome task. Fortunately, the beats at Kau Tapen, on the upper river, and Villa Maria, on the lower, have enough water on both banks that […]

Top Freshwater Fly Fishing Holidays

We often get asked by anglers where we recommend when it comes to freshwater fly fishing, below we have listed just a handful of our favourites over the years that are perfect for all freshwater anglers looking for an amazing week on the water. Worlds End Lodge, Argentina Worlds End Lodge on the on the Irigoyen River is a unique fishery […]

10 Tips to Improve Your Fly Fishing

Besides the rod, reel, waders and flies, there’s something else that sets you apart from other fishermen. You love your sport enough to do it all day, every day. As a dedicated fly fisherman, you relish the idea of spending the rest of your life getting better and better at the only outdoor sport that really matters. Add to your […]
Golden Dorado size comparison

Species Spotlight: Golden Dorado

Name: Golden Dorado Also Known as: Dorado Scientific Name: Dorado Salminus Brasiliensis Golden Dorado Description The Golden Dorado is a fish that cannot be mistaken for any other, the big sleek solid shape of this is packed with muscle and is perfect for high-speed bursts when predating on smaller fish. The large head on the Golden Dorado is extremely powerful and […]

Top Destinations To Catch the 5 Types of Pacific Salmon

We here at Sportquest Holidays offer a range of breathtaking fishing experiences for types of Salmon, we have created this wonderful list of our top destinations to target the 5 types of Pacific Salmon for you to look at and hopefully assist you with picking the perfect location for you. Canadian Destinations to target the 5 types of Pacific Salmon […]
Silver Salmon

Strip Set Fly Fishing For Silver Salmon

Many fly fishermen often think that strip set fly fishing is often a saltwater tactic, “Don’t trout set” are words nearly every saltwater angler or fly fishing guide has heard at one time or another. That’s because when it comes to hard-mouthed species like Bonefish it’s crucial to set the hook by stripping the fly line as opposed to raising […]

King Salmon Fishing Tips and Techniques

Its common knowledge with Salmon anglers just how hard King Salmon fight once hooked, making them a target for many travelling anglers to try catching the king of the Salmon species. With this in mind, I thought it would be the perfect time to share some of my king salmon fishing tips to hopefully help you all catch kings. King […]

The best Family Fishing Holidays

For many years Sportquest Holidays has been sending happy customers all over the world in search of their dream fishing locations. What we have started to find is that the angler is now, more and more, wanting places to go that are a little more family-friendly. Some fishing locations around the world, you will find the accommodation to be ok […]
Phil Barker host for Sportquest Holidays Salmon fishing for Kings on a small river in Alaska

Alaskan Pacific Salmon fishing tips

Fishing for Pacific Salmon has over the last few years become increasingly popular with the British Salmon Angler. With the sad demise of our own home Atlantic Salmon fishing, many anglers have decided to travel further abroad to get a bend in their rods. Customers travelling with us to these destinations for the first time never have high expectations, as […]
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