20 Photos That Capture the Essence of Fishing

   10.26.15

Fishing’s not always about landing the biggest fish or breaking the most unbreakable records. Sometimes, it’s simply about enjoying the moment, being with friends and family, or having an adventure. Below are 20 picture we think capture the raw essence of a good fishing trip, and perhaps why we head back to the water time after time.

Maybe it’ll get you thinking about your next fishing trip too.

1. You got a massive redfish and coincided with a rocket launch? Pretty neat

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2. Is that a salmon or a torpedo? Card

3. Don’t let some things hold you back

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4. Hello, are there any fish down there? Card

5. Oh look, I caught a duck too!

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6. And I caught a colony of shrews

Image courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Image courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game

7. Got to give it a kiss before letting it go

 

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8. Palomino ahoy!

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9. Wrestling with a prehistoric beast

 

11ft Sturgeon est. +700lbs caught and released on June 14th in the Hanford Reach area of the Columbia River.

10. He’s excited. Are you excited?

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11. I guess pumpkin spice really does go with everything Card

12. No better time to fish then during a traffic jam

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13. That’s a beautiful fish

 

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14. It’s never too late to start

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15. My prom date cancelled, so I brought something more reliable

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16. Ever see a cane rod before?

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17. Blizzard? What blizzard? Card

18. Protect native species by catching tasty nonnative ones

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19. Surprisingly photogenic pike

Spinner Mepps Black Fury. Underwater<a class=”youtube-link” href=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLr7TivR2_A”>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLr7TivR2_A</a>

20. How spearfishing got invented Card

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