If you are reading this, I probably don’t have to sell you on the wonders of fishing – you are probably already a fan of heading out to the water, rod in hand, to see what’s biting.
And you aren’t alone: Fishing is one of the most popular recreational activities in the world, and the number of new anglers grows every year.
But few people realize that fishing is not only an enjoyable pastime, it provides a wealth of mental, emotional and physical benefits too.
In fact, many of these benefits endure much longer than a given fishing trip, which means that you’ll not only feel better while you’re on the water, you’ll feel better after you come back home too.
So, while you probably don’t need any additional reasons to go fishing, we’ve given you 11 more below.