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Fishing in Bali

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Fishing in Bali

Hi there

Going to Bali for a three week stay in May. And I want to take my boyfriend fishing, since he loves it!

I searched around the forum and couldn't get any clear and concise answer on where to go, so I posted this topic here. We are staying in Sanur, so I would really appreciate tips on where to go that isn't too far away from Sanur. Maximum an hour drive one way maybe... And we will not bring any fishing equipment from home, so we need someone who can rent us some. I have checked out the website for balifishing but wasn't too impressed.

Thanks in advance for any replies! :)

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I heard before that Balinese are not really turned towards the sea... maybe that's why you could'nt find much. Maybe it's just an urban legend...

Some of the ferry companies that transport people to Lembongan and the Gilis offer chartered fishing trips.

Also I've found this on Google.



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2. Re: Fishing in Bali

Hi ling

Have a look at www.filosbali.net under 'fishing'

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3. Re: Fishing in Bali

last year we stayed at the lokha hotel in padmar street and got to know the security gaurd verey well he has a brother that does fishing trips out off sanur the other guys we met at the hotel used him a few times try him good value cant remember the cost but it was not much a head even got lunch when we got back all fish cleaned for you kobrob

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4. Re: Fishing in Bali

My husband generally does one fishing trip each time we are in Bali and he loves going out with the locals in their wooden boats (jakungs). He reckons he has as good a day out with those guys as he does in a flashy fishing charter back here.....try it out. Just ask any of the staff where you stay and/or just wander down the beach and ask the locals there with their boats.

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im soo with you soo. my brother(from england) usually meets us in bali and he thinks the local fishing is far better than the tourist outfits. just ask your pool guy,barman, concierge etc they will get their kickback and you get a great day out with their brother/cousin/uncle who cares what they are and you get a great days fishing. you might get invited to eat the catch with them on the beach.

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Thank you so much for replying! :)

I thought about just winging it when we got down there, but I just wanted to check if some of you knew any locals that could arrange a intimate fishing experience. But I will probably just figure something out when we go down there :)

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7. Re: Fishing in Bali

I'm definitely keen to go on a local boat and help them catch fish for the day.

I'm not into "sport fishing" - so going out on a big boat chasing tuna and marlin holds no appeal.

I'm spending 5 days in Canggu - i'm fairly sure that is a fishing village - so my plan was to walk down one afternoon and see if i could go with them the following day?


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