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Hi,

I've searched for a word (or a phrase) in English to no avail. I'm looking for the translation of the Italian pescaturismo which, if it were to be literally tranlated, would be "fishtourism" or "fishingtourism" (one word. pesca=fishing; turismo=tourism).

Basically, the idea is that people pay for a day trip on a small boat (not a trawler -- below is a picture of these boats), they are provided with fishing equipment, taught how to fish, and enjoy what they've caught for lunch.
The income from this activity is a significant part of some professional fishermen's income (small/familiar business, of course). Sometimes this is done in coastal lagoons (here, we've got plenty of them) .

Any ideas?
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TanitI've searched for a word (or a phrase) in English to no avail. I'm looking for the translation of the Italian pescaturismo which, if it were to be literally tranlated, would be "fishtourism" or "fishingtourism" (one word. pesca=fishing; turismo=tourism).
I think the closest you will come is "fishing charter." I'm not aware of a single word that carries the meaning you want.
Hi Ray,

Thanks for your suggestion.

Is "fishing charter" an activity similar to the one I described? My google search seems to suggest it's a sport, while the one I have in mind targets especially couch potatoes, families, and even schoolchildren who are seeking "adventure" (but no associated risks). They usually do this out of curiosity, possibly once in their lifetime.

Do you think I need to come up with something different? (In case, I'd be grateful for each and every piece of advice! Emotion: smile)

... I am now wondering if this is done only where I live. [:^)]
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TanitIs "fishing charter" an activity similar to the one I described? My google search seems to suggest it's a sport, while the one I have in mind targets especially couch potatoes, families, and even schoolchildren who are seeking "adventure" (but no associated risks). They usually do this out of curiosity, possibly once in their lifetime.
As far as I know people from all walks of life can and do charter fishing boats for any of the reasons you suggest. I guess it can be a sport with competitions for biggest fish caught and such but as I understand it the primary patrons are vacationers (including families) looking for, as you say, some adventure or just a once in a lifetime chance to catch a really big fish.
Well, then I guess it's perfect!

Thank you very much, again.

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