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Negombo Lagoon Fishing Tour from Negombo

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What to Expect
This three hour fishing session starts from the pier on the banks of the lagoon. You can opt for the morning session at 8:00 am or afternoon session at 3:00 pm. You will be provided with safety jackets and sports fishing equipments. Your guide who will be showing you the best spots to fish. A lagoon is a shallow body of water divided from the sea by sandbars, coral reefs or low banks. As lagoons can have a mix of saline and freshwater; the type of fish found here differ from purely saltwater or freshwater ones. As such a different sort of bait or lure is used that maximizes on the shallowness of the water. Some of the best lures and bait used for this type of fishing are top water plugs, spoons, spinners and live bait. The Negombo lagoon is quite large and very popular as a good fishing area of Sri Lanka. Most fishermen here use traditional methods such as basic wooden catamaran or an outrigger canoe. You will be fishing from a small boat. You will be able to catch lake fish such as seer, mullet, pomfret, herring, amberjack and skipjack; while typical lagoon catches such as lobster and shrimp are also available, though they are best caught with nets. You can have some refreshments to cool off as you wait for your fish to bite. After your three hour session is over at 11 am or 6 pm, you will be dropped off back to your hotel in Negombo with your catch, If you choose the barbecue supplement with beers, the grill will be set up. At this point you can relax by the lake with a cool bottle in hand until your meal is done. You can enjoy the juicy grilled fish with that wonderful sense of accomplishment that comes with the knowledge of having caught your own meal.
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Departure Point

Pickup Details

We can pickup guests from any hotel in Negombo


  • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
Return Details
  • Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Refreshments
  • Boat fee
  • Hire of complete Sport Fishing Equipment
  • Wages for Boatman
  • Fee for fishing guide
  • Safety Jackets
  • Service charges and all Government taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Restroom on board
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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