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Money Saving Tips for Your Upcoming Fishing Trip

Money Saving Tips for Your Upcoming Fishing Trip

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.

When you’re interested in planning a fishing trip and are looking for an affordable location with a wide array of fish and natural beauty, we ask that you think of us at Mattice Lake Outfitters.

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!

3 Facts Every Fisherman Should Know About Walleye

3 Facts Every Fisherman Should Know About Walleye

While Walleye are some of the most common freshwater fish in Northwestern Ontario, there is always more that can be learned about this unique game. If you’re planning an upcoming fishing trip, be sure to read on to learn a few facts that will help you reel in the walleye you’ve always dreamed of. Whether… Continue Reading

Benefits of Fishing in Winter

Benefits of Fishing in Winter

If you’re considering going on a fishing trip this winter but are worried about the success rate you may have, you will be happy to note that there are many benefits to fishing at this time of year. Whether it be the small number of fishermen that will be competing with you or the fish… Continue Reading

Benefits of Fishing the Ogoki River & Reservoir

Benefits of Fishing the Ogoki River & Reservoir

When you’re planning a fishing trip to Northwestern Ontario and are looking for the perfect area to catch walleye, northern pike and more with ease, we suggest the Ogoki River and the adjoining reservoir. A remote fishing area, the Ogoki River and reservoir are popular fishing spots as they each have a plentiful walleye population… Continue Reading

How to Organize Your Tackle Box

How to Organize Your Tackle Box

We’ve all been there, digging through our messy tackle box, trying to find that one lure we need to fish. Spending unnecessary time searching through your box to find these needed items can waste precious time that you could be spending focusing on the water. Don’t waste your time searching and risk injuring yourself by… Continue Reading