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3 Reasons to Fishing with Friends

Friendship in the in the angling community is a topic that always raises a lot of debate. After all, we rarely see fishermen heading out to sea or rivers in solitary ways, do we? So why is it that friendships thrive when we are out fishing?


There is nothing like a fishing trip in which you can have fun with friends and family. It is true that it might be particularly hard to convince your significant other to go for a fishing adventure, but you may be able to convince them if some other people are also coming along.

Different as many people think, angling with friends is not just a matter of safety, but a matter of enhancing the emotions of those who practice this millenarian activity. After all, many times, these people that are joining you for a fishing trip might not just keep you company, but also turn the fishing day into a great adventure that will make the trip unforgettable.

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1.Companionship and Loyalty

One might argue that many sports are practiced in groups, but the truth is that few of them involve as much emotion and contact with nature such as fishing. Therefore, angling with someone is already, by default, a practice of companionship and loyalty.

The fellowship is one of the main reasons that anglers keep coming back to the water. With time, anglers develop a unique trust in each other, after all, you would never throw yourself into the river without completely trusting your friend, right?

In addition, it is always good to have someone by your side to celebrate that big catch that took you several minutes to win.

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2.Relaxation

Let’s be honest: fishing can, sometimes, be rather frustrating for those who have just started practicing angling. There is a lot to be learned by the newbies and some might not even catch anything after a long day of casting. Or maybe is not the lack of fishes that can be a problem, but the crazy weather. If you are with friends, you have someone to share the frustration with, but imagine going through this experience completely alone. That sucks!

With a good friend by your side, you not only reduce the frustration but have more fun while learning new tricks on how to catch your first fish. And if you are already an experienced angler, you have the opportunity of teaching a friend the basics, and tell them the most exciting fishing stories.

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3.Help with the equipments

Fishing is always fun. However, preparing all the equipment can be rather tedious. Worse still is to forget the baits or some material of extreme importance for your fishing, wherever it may be.

Here's another reason for the importance of a friendship during these times: conducting a more appropriate preparation analysis. As the old saying goes: two heads think better than one. Undoubtedly, aid is important at this stage - for both parties.

For everything to come out perfect, it is always important to mention the preparation of a fishery, which, almost always, is the "recipe" for success. Here, loyalty and companionship take over again.

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How to convince new friends to become anglers

Without a doubt, fishing is a great way of bonding and connecting with people. Besides, fishing with friends is always more fun. If some of your good friends are not yet anglers, maybe you can help them discover this new hobby. A good way to do so is to participate in our referral program. All you have to do is invite your friends to create an account on Fishtripr.com, and they will get a credit of 20€ for their first trip. Once they have booked the fishing trip you can get up to 100€ to use on a fishing trip or to cash out. All you have to do is sign up and get your referral code here.