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Private Jet Charter Adventures: Top Fishing States for Father’s Day

Treat Dad with a trip to one of America's top fishing states

Well, Mother’s Day is in the books for another year. In a few short weeks it’ll be Dad’s turn in the spotlight. If he’s an avid fisherman and you want to surprise him with a truly memorable day, consider booking a private jet charter to a popular angling destination.

By flying privately, you can land closer to those off-the-beaten-path fishing resorts than you can on a commercial airline. Plus, you won’t have to worry about a baggage handler accidentally snapping your favorite fly rod during transport, as you’ll be able to bring all of your gear with you on the jet.

Florida

private jet charter for fishing in FloridaWhether you’re into saltwater fishing, or you want to hook into a trophy bass, Florida is an angler’s dream.

Nicknamed ‘The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,’ Destin is a great choice for those who want to get out on the Gulf of Mexico. This small town, located on the Emerald Coast in northwest Florida, boasts the state’s largest charter fleet. With its beautiful beaches and emerald-green water, this is also a place the whole family can enjoy.

Furthermore, flying on a private jet charter to Destin is easy, as Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) is less than half an hour away.

Other great fishing options in Florida include:

  • Bonefishing in the Florida Keys
  • Bass fishing on Lake Okeechobee
  • Fishing for redfish, grouper and dorado in Sarasota

Montana

private jet charter for fishing in MontanaWe’ve all seen the 1992 classic A River Runs Through It. It was filmed in the fly-fishing hub of Montana, regarded by many as the premier trout fishing destination in North America. There are many world-class rivers, spring creeks and lakes worth exploring in this beautiful state.

Flying in on a private jet charter to Bozeman will put you within easy reach of blue-ribbon rivers such as:

  • Madison
  • Gallatin
  • Yellowstone

Alaska

Spending Father’s Day in Alaska will give you a great opportunity to land some king salmon, as well as some early red salmon. There’s also some amazing halibut and lingcod fishing year-round. If you’d rather venture inland, you can also find resident rainbows, grayling and pike in the states many lakes.

Idaho

To test their angling skills, many fishermen come to Idaho for world-class trout fishing. Two of the most famous fishing spots include: Silver Creek and Henry’s Fork, a tributary of the Snake River. Other great rivers in the state include:

  • South Fork
  • Big Wood
  • Big Lost

Mid-June (ie. Father’s Day) is a great time to hit up these spots as the salmon flies and other hatches are starting to emerge in numbers.

If you’re coming specifically to fish Henry’s Fork, Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport (DIJ) has a 7,300-foot runway capable of handling most private jet charters, including heavy jets.

For other popular angling destinations, check out our post: Private Jet Charters Will Get You Hooked on Fishing.

If you want to fly in style, safety and comfort for your next travel adventure, call Stratos Jet Charters. Our experienced agents will help arrange transport to remote and hard-to-reach destinations around the world.