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Fishing around Phu Quoc Island

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Fishing around Phu Quoc Island

A friend and I are coming to Phu Quoc in April/May with our saltwater fly rods and are tryingto understand if there are any reefs off Phu Quoc or if there are any specialist fishing guides operating on the island. We'll have all the gear, just need to be shown a few spot to fish.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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1. Re: Fishing around Phu Quoc Island

There are fishing guides in Phu Quoc. I don't fish, but it was one of the options offered to me when we rented a boat to go out for the day.

We did go to some reefs, but they weren't great. A bit of fun snorkeling but the reefs were minimal compared to those of Mexico, Australia, Hawaii, Costa Rica etc.

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2. Re: Fishing around Phu Quoc Island

Go & chat with Mike at Beach Club on Long Beach - he can arrange fishing trips with boats & experienced fishing guides.

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3. Re: Fishing around Phu Quoc Island

Thanks for the help, will be sure to go and have a chat to Mike. Much appreciated.

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4. Re: Fishing around Phu Quoc Island

To those in the know...... I am curious also. Are there really fish bigger than a persons hand to be caught?

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5. Re: Fishing around Phu Quoc Island

From what I understand there is a chance of GT's, Bonefish, trevally etc. Nothing confirmed but where there are reefs and structure there are bound to be some decent fish around. I't just all about finding the spots and fishing the right way...

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6. Re: Fishing around Phu Quoc Island

Hi Flying-kiwi

It is possible to catch quit a few species of fish around the island, sure it's overfished by the commercial boats, but I've caught cobia, the biggest being around 12 kilo's, as well as quiet a few other species.

Unfortunately the best fishing is in October when the weather is at it's worst.

Best bet is to talk to Grant at the pearl farm.

Cheers

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