If you’ve been itching to go on a fishing trip we completely understand your level of excitement to get out on the water with your friends and family.
While you most certainly want to book your trip as soon as possible, it is important to have a plan and budget to ensure the trip does not set you back financially.
In this blog we will discuss a few money saving tips that will ensure you can afford your trip and fully relax once it arrives.
Define your goals
The first thing you should do when planning an upcoming fishing trip is to clearly define your goals. You should know exactly where you want to fish, how you will be getting there, in order to get a rough estimate for how much the trip will cost.
Should you determine that the trip will be within your price range, you can begin to book flights, lodging an experienced outfitter and more.
Make a budget
Once you have determined the cost of your trip, it is suggested to make a budget to have some money laid aside for it.
This will not only help you avoid dipping into your savings but can even leave you with a little bit of extra cash that you can spend on entertainment, food, drinks and more during your trip.
It is suggested to list all of your expenses over the next few months and to subtract that number from the income you will be receiving during that time. If you don’t believe you’ll have the money you need for the trip left over, you may need to cut back on a few non-essential expenses for the short term.
Find an affordable location
You know you want to go on a fishing trip, but have you thought about exactly where you’d like to go?
While there are so many great fishing areas across Canada and the United States, the price of a trip can range dramatically.
Make sure to do your research before booking your trip to find a location and outfitter that are affordable for your specific situation. Once you decide on a location that fits your budget, you can feel comfortable to start booking your accommodations.
We offer some of the freshest fishing and most majestic scenery in Northwestern Ontario and our outpost camps and wilderness lodge along the Ogoki-Albany river system will provide you with a comfortable place to rest.
Our camp and lodges are located on 35,000 acres and are a hotspot for finding a variety of fish. Call us today at 1-800-411-0334 to learn more or to book your trip!