Game Fishing around Samui
Koh Samui Activities | Fishing is something you will enjoy on Samui Island
If you love fishing, then you are sure to enjoy trying out your luck at fishing when on Samui Island. Once upon a time you could join a local fisherman on a fishing trip while on Samui Island. However today, you have to pay a minimum of 1000 bahts, the rate for a tourist trip if you intend to go swimming with the fisherman of Samui Island.
Go on one of the many fishing tours of Samui Island
There are many companies on Samui Island now that offer fishing tours where traditional boats are converted to carry passengers. Fishing equipment is usually provided on these fishing trips, while there is always an experienced fisherman ready to offer you with help and advice when on these fishing trips of Samui Island. So even novice fishermen are sure to enjoy the fishing trips offered on Samui Island.
It is the boat captain who decides on the best anchoring spots when you go on fishing trips on Samui Island. They choose the spots depending on sea and weather conditions while the best thing to do is to hug the coastline. These fishing tours last for a few hours and move from a location to another during the day so that passengers get different views of the island's bays, and a better chance at getting a catch. The popular fishing spots off Samui Island are Big Rock off north-east Samui Island and the island of Koh Tao in the south of Samui Island are popular spots.
Savor the fish you catch on your fishing trip
If you are successful on your fishing trip, you can either take the fish you had caught to your hotel to cook, on prior arrangement, or have the crew of the fishing trip barbeque the fish on the boat. Whatever you choose, it is always better to have experts to the booking and to share your catch as people on Samui Island appreciate sharing of meals.
Last Updated: 05 Feb 2008