There is nothing like sneaking out of bed at early dawn and getting away in a boat out into the sea and spending those early hours fishing. And on top of it the joy of catching a fish will exhilarate your mood. Did you know that some of your favourite celebrities took to this sport to unwind and reinvigorate them from the constant pressure of their works? You will be surprised at the names of celebrity fishermen and fisherwomen that pop up here.
Tiger Woods: The renowned golfer loves to fish when he is not on the green. In one of his interviews he revealed that he is very fond of spearfishing and that he loves fishing for large-mouth bass. His website states that his favourite retreat is going underwater and shooting fish.
“I thoroughly enjoy getting away from the game and going out fishing because it’s so relaxing, so quiet and peaceful. I mean, there’s no noise other than nature - and it’s so different from what I do in a tournament situation that it just eases my mind”. -Tiger Woods
Harrison Ford: The face of Indiana Jones, used to be an avid fisherman. Being in the sun and the sea is probably the secret behind his charming leathered face. The actor states that he doesn’t go out fishing as much as he used to earlier as all the people whom he used to fish with bring on a competitive streak while going sportfishing.
Kevin Costner: This two time academy award winner and Waterworld actor loves spearfishing. He says that he has been fishing since his diaper days and enjoys the sport till date. He states that he would fish in even a mud puddle if someone said there was something in it. He also says, “I am not a purist. I’ll fish with a bobber. I don’t think there’s any greater thrill than seeing that red-and-white bobber go shwwwwwomp. Down.”
Costner loves fishing in the Florida Keys, so if you ever come across a familiar face holding a rod near the Florida Keys area you know who that can be.
Avril Lavigne: Known as the pop punk princes, Avril Lavignes is another celebrity who is fond of fishing. This French and Canadian singer-songwriter is known for her headstrong ways, tomboyish style and the non-commercial image. She grew up hunting with her brothers and loves fishing of any kind.
Paris Hilton: This American actress and heiress recently posted a picture of her fishing. Believe it or not she enjoys the sport and states that she is a tomboy at heart. “I still am a tomboy. I love to go fishing. I love sports. I used to play ice hockey. You know, I think people only see the glamour and the parties, but when I’m at home I’m completely different.”
Robson Green: This actor, singer, presenter from England is a fishing enthusiast. His fishing enthusiasm took to the extend of starting series on fishing, Extreme fishing with Robson Green. This expert fly-fisherman goes around the world in search of exotic fishing destinations. He has coined quite a few fishing phrases like “get in”, “we’re in” etc.
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