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Top 10 fishing spots for Father's Day

For the Dads who love to throw a line, guests of Booking.com have cast their votes and endorsed the best beaches, rivers and inlets to head where the fish are always biting.


1. Islamorada, USA

The number one spots goes to this Florida area. Islamorada has been referred to as the sport fishing capital of the world.

2. Lakes Entrance, Australia

Lakes Entrance is the original fisherman's paradise, and you'll find almost every kind of fishing nearby for shore, pier or boat-based angling.

3. Taupo, NZ

This area is known as one of New Zealand's best trout fishing spots.

4. Marathon, USA

Locals can be seen fishing from a half dozen bridges here, including Long Key Bridge, the Old Seven Mile Bridge, and both ends of Tom's Harbor.

5. Key West, USA

From game fishing to throwing a line from your kayak, Key West has it all.

6. Key Largo, USA

There are more than 200 species of gamefish cruising these crystal clear waters.

7. Merimbula, Australia

Fishing on sand and gravel around the Bournda, Tura Beach, Merimbula Bay and the Pinnacles areas produces some of the best flathead and gummy sharks on the NSW Coast.

8. June Lake, USA

A great spot in California for rainbow trout fishing.

9. Turangi, NZ

This town sits on the banks of the Tongariro River, which is famous near and far for its rainbow trout.

10. Hervey Bay

Anglers have and offering a truly unique variety of both warm and cool water species here off the Queensland coast.