Friday, December 12, 2008

Is Deep Sea Fishing For You?

Deep Sea fishing is a very thrilling experience and can be very rewarding for fishing enthusiasts. However, Deep sea fishing is a sport that is not for everyone. Here a checklist to see if Deep sea fishing is for you.

1) Consider if you are prone to motion sickness? if you tend to get motion sickness easily, you may not be cut out for deep sea fishing. The best way to know if you have a good tolerance for motion sickness is to actually go for perhaps a short, inexpensive fishing trip to test your sea legs. If you find yourself throwing up badly, buy some off the shelf motion sickness drug for the trip which will help. Bring along some preserved ginger and sucking them would help to alleviate the ill feeling.

2) Deep sea fishing also requires that you are not afraid of being in a location where land is not in sight. Some people develop fear whenever they do not see land in a distance. If this frightens you, you may wish to consider land fishing or different type of fishing activities.

3) Deep sea fishing may expose you to hours of direct sunlight. The light is also bouncing back at your off the water surface, all these put you at risk of getting a bad sunburn. If you are fair-skinned and get sunburn easily, do bring along a strong SPF sunblock lotion, or wear long sleeve shirt and long pants. Do not forget your hat and drink plenty of water to reduce the risk of heat stroke. Take a break at the cabin whenever you are tired to refresh yourself.

If you are prepared, deep sea fishing can be the thrill of a lifetime, so don’t be put off by the special considerations that must be taken into account. Simply be cautious, but go out and enjoy yourself!


By Soh Kok Min

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1 Comment:

Hoss said...

Great post. I have never been deep sea fishing but hope to some day.

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