As many people continue to look for the perfect home where they can enjoy a better quality of life with more fresh air while still working remotely, we know that fishing is a very important factor in many of these decisions. We have pulled together five luxury communities that have a lot to offer these fishermen (and fisherwomen, but “fishermen” is officially gender-neutral – we never want to offend any of our readers, so we checked!). That said, we know that all the men and women (and boys and girls) who have a love for fishing will be thrilled to call any of these communities home.
Tributary, is a four-season, private club community that provides direct access to the tranquil waterways of Teton Valley and Yellowstone National Park. On site, the development has a 500 acre “fen” including seven private stocked naturally fed ponds for members and residents only. Abundant wildlife surrounds these ponds including moose, bald eagles, great horned owls, sand hill cranes, fox, coyote, upland and waterfowl. The Teton River runs through Teton Valley and there is a put-in 5 driving minutes from the property on a road bordering Tributary. Other fisheries within an easy half day drive include Henry’s Fork of the Snake River, South Fork of the Snake River, Fall River, Snake River in Jackson, Madison River, Warm River to name a few.
Catch of the Day: Rainbow and Cutthroat Trout
Delta Coves sits at the gateway to the Delta’s 1,000-plus miles of waterways and 740,000 acres of natural reserves – just minutes to “fast water” by boat for unlimited boating, fishing and water sports. Catch your dinner right off your private dock, then head to the ‘Snack Alley’ near the kitchen which features a convenient space to clean the fish and throw it on the grill through the bi-fold pass-through doors. Additional space in the garage is provided for fishing equipment and boat supplies.
Catch of the Day: Fish found in the Delta include striped bass, sturgeon, catfish and black bass. Typically in the Delta, there are some grand derbies and tournaments focusing on one particular species.
Costa Palmas, a 1,000+ acre luxury resort community on the East Cape, lies on the Sea of Cortez, one of the world’s most rich and diverse marine environments. Fishing in Baja’s East Cape is world-renowned as one of the best values in saltwater sportfishing today and Costa Palmas offers a variety of fishing excursions for members – half days to three days – on one of the property’s fishing boats for a full day of adventure and fresh catches. Guests have the opportunity to bring back their fresh catch to Chef Gonzo and prepare lunch and/or dinner in-house.
Catch of the Day: When fishing in the Sea of Cortez, guests will have the opportunity to encounter marlin year-round up to 200 pounds – black, blue and striped. Pacific Sailfish are also common to the area and can be found anywhere from 80-150 pounds.
Kukui’ula is located on the South Shore of Kauai, and features luxury residential accommodations and provides world-class island living. Kukui’ula’s Huaka’i Intensives program takes outdoor experiences to the next level and includes a unique kayak fishing adventure allowing members to take part in a guided excursion off the shore and drop a line into the shallow and/or deep water. Following the fishing trip, the fresh catch is cleaned and prepared by the ‘Umeke Kitchen + Bar for guests to enjoy.
Catch of the Day: Fish commonly caught off the shore of Kauai include largemouth bass, rainbow trout, bluegill, snook, striped bass, seatrout and more.
Uptown 240 is a new upscale community in Dillon, CO, an hour west of Denver and minutes from several world-class ski resorts. Offering resort-style amenities such food hall-style dining, fitness center, yoga studio, expansive outdoor courtyard with grills, hot tubs and fire pits, Uptown 240 overlooks Lake Dillon and the Gore and Ten Mile Mountain ranges. One- to three-bedroom condos offer a modern, urban design for lakestyle living with serene interiors that pay homage to the mountain landscape. Residences feature in-floor radiant heating and other thoughtful touches, including high-end appliances, flooring, and countertops. Select units offer gas fireplaces and outdoor patios.
Catch of the Day: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Kokanee Salmon and Arctic Char. Lake Dillon is an ideal spot for summer or winter fishing. With 26 miles of shoreline, it’s easy to find a secluded spot to cast.