For sale: 6 idyllic homes for fishing enthusiasts
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Prince George, Virginia. This three-bedroom home, built in 1888, was the original light keeper's house on the James River. Renovated in 2009, the residence has a fireplace, hardwood floors, and an upper balcony with panoramic views.
The 1.1-acre property includes 730 feet of water frontage, a studio, and a dock with deep-water moorings.
Key Largo, Florida. This five-bedroom home looks out onto the Gulf of Mexico, which is internationally renowned for its fishing. Details include an elevator, terraces on each story, and a main-level open floor plan with a cathedral ceiling.
The 0.3-acre property has an infinity pool and a dock with two lifts.
Cumberland, Rhode Island. Built in 1964, this three-bedroom home sits along its own 30-acre pond. Details include a sunroom, a family room with a full bar, a master suite with two dressing rooms, and an Olympic indoor pool.
The property has a three-story chalet, a waterfall, and 54 wooded acres.
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. This four-bedroom house is in the historic Old Village neighborhood with direct access to Charleston Harbor. Features include a chef's kitchen, French doors, and an oversize master suite with dual dressing rooms, a fireplace, a sitting area, and access to the second-story porch.
A deep-water dock has a 754-foot walkway, a separate floating dock, and a boat lift.
Fairfield, Connecticut. Lying on the edge of Long Island Sound, the house called the Tackle Box has three bedrooms and direct access to the water. Features include an open floor plan, a fireplace, and an en suite master bedroom with a large soaking tub.
Stone jetties and local marinas provide opportunities to reel in striped bass, bluefish, fluke, and much more.
West Yellowstone, Montana. This three-level log home lies minutes from the trout-filled Madison River, known for its fly-fishing.
The cabin has a shake roof, southern exposure, a woodstove, and views of Yellowstone Park. Hebgen Lake, famed for its dry fly–fishing, is nearby.