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How Much Should You Tip Your Fishing Guide?

A topic that is discussed on many fishing trips but is crucial to maintaining the buoyant spirit of our beloved guides – is how much should you tip your fishing guide. When embarking on a fishing journey, the guide is more than just a person helping you find the best spots. They’re your navigator, advisor, and sometimes, your photographer, ensuring […]
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Sportquest Holidays – The Story So Far

For those that didn’t know, this week it’s our 20th birthday, and we’re celebrating this milestone with a host of different destination spotlights, videos from the archive and a series of blog posts letting you know more about precisely what we do and our story so far.  In this blog, we spent 15 minutes with our CEO and founder, Peter […]

Our Solo Traveller Trips Explained

Our innovative, famous solo traveller trips have proven incredibly popular through the years, and we specifically designed them to cater for the needs of single anglers and pairs of friends. As many of our lodges worldwide base their bookings on groups of four anglers or more, any groups under this number get hit with a surcharge to make up the […]

Meet The Team – Sportquest Holidays

As part of our 20th birthday celebrations, we thought we’d run a feature on the fantastic team we have here at Sportquest Holidays, from those in our marketing department who produce all the content you see online to those in admin and sales who speak with you all and help organise your holidays, to those in accounts that help keep […]

Sportquest Holidays Tried & Tested – Over Twenty Years In Business

Having been in business for over twenty years, we are you’re tried and tested travel provider when it comes to organising adventurous, fishing and shooting holidays of a lifetime. Here are a few facts about us that you might not know and might find helpful. Did you know we offer holidays to over fifty countries? The world is big, and […]

Travelling From All Around The Globe

Did you know that here at Sportquest Holidays, we cater for all keen travelling rods and guns, irrespective of where you live in the world? We don’t just cater for anglers and hunters in the UK but offer our tailor-made holiday experiences to customers across all four corners of the globe.  With our growing repertoire of quality fishing and shooting destinations, combined […]

Species Spotlight: Perch

Species: Perch Scientific Name: Perca fluviatilis Also known as: Common Perch, Redfin Perch, Euro Perch, Eurasian Perch and Eurasian River Perch.  The Perch is a species of fish native to Europe and widely distributed worldwide into countries like Australia, New Zealand and even South Africa, to mention just a few, where it’s more commonly referred to as the ‘Redfin Perch’ or ‘Euro Perch’. […]

Species Spotlight: Zander

Species: Zander Scientific Name: Sander Lucioperca Also known as: Sander, Pikeperch The Zander, also occasionally referred to as the ‘Sander’ or ‘Pikeperch’, is a species of freshwater fish found throughout Europe and is a close relative and common ancestor to the American Walleye. It features a long muscular body and a greeny grey colouration, with a light-coloured belly and dark vertical bars […]

How To Apply For Your Canadian White Sturgeon Fishing Licence

As the Sturgeon season creeps closer lots of lucky anglers are counting down the days. A question we get asked a lot is “how do we apply for our fishing licence?” and “what type of licence do we need?” In this article, we have explained how you can apply for your Canadian White Sturgeon Licence with some easy to follow […]

THE BEST Hosted Fishing Destinations

Every year our hosted trips become increasingly popular and sell out very quickly. This is due to them being cheaper than travelling as a single angler, the expert advice, the experience of our hosts, and the exclusive destinations we have. Below we have listed our favourite hosted trips, in no particular order. Crocodile Bay fishing resort – Costa Rica  Every […]
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