Malaysia My Destination : Info about Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
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Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia Capital - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Putrajaya : Federal Territory - Malaysia
Selangor : Central Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
Terengganu : East Coast Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Kelantan : East Coast Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Pahang : East Coast Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
Johor / Johore : Southern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Malacca / Melaka : Southern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Negeri Sembilan / The Nine State : Southern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
Kedah (Langkawi) : Northern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Penang / Pulau Pinang : Northern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Perak : Northern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Perlis : Northern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
Sabah : East Malaysia / Malaysian Borneo - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Labuan (Federal Territory) : East Malaysia / Malaysian Borneo - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Sarawak : East Malaysia / Malaysian Borneo - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
 
 
 
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Game / Sport Fishing

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GAME / SPORTS FISHING

The seas of Malaysia are home to most of the IGFA recognised tropical game fish. Freshwater species are, however, on the most part, indigenous to Malaysia and the surrounding Southeast Asian region.

 

Endowed with a wide variety of marine and inland angling destinations, Malaysia hosts a plethora of fish species in both environments. The tropical seas hold most of the main target species of tropical game fish including the king of the seas, the Black Marlin and the Blue Marlin. Striped Marlin have also been taken and the Pacific Sailfish is common. Tuna - Yellowfin, Bigeye and dogtooth are found in the deep water areas around atolls and drop offs. Wahoo, Giant Trevally (GT), Cobia, Narrowbarred Mackerel, Dorado, Barracuda, Escolar, Rainbow Runner, Greater Amberjack and big Sharks add to the variety of game fish to be found. The rivers and lakes, surrounded by primeval tropical rainforest, provide a backdrop to angling second to none.  This pristine rainforest waterways, although more limited in the number of species extant, never less, can test anglers' skills to the limit. Many other species exist, often not in the record book, while quite a number of species are not even identifiable.  Recently, Malaysia has recorded its first International Game Fish Association (IGFA) world records in both environments.

 

The sheer fact of being able to catch fish in their natural habitat on nature's own terms means that your angling dreams could become a reality in Malaysia.  Coupled with the potential of world record catches, an excellent climate and a wealth of diverse cultures, Malaysia provides an angling venue 'par excellence' and the chance to possibly have new species named after you. Whether surrounded by primeval equatorial jungle or pristine tropical islands and atolls angling in Malaysia is sure to prove a rewarding experience.

 

The Malaysian Red Mahseer, the ferocious Giant Snakehead and the Hampala Barb all possess superb fighting qualities.

 
 

Malaysia, covering Peninsular and the north and north-western part of the island of Borneo, offers a prime tropical paradise that presents the angler with an opportunity to discover one of the world's top game fishing destinations.

 

 

"I am dreaming of my next visit.  Great hospitality, fantastic fishing and food...

Oh Oh Oh... delicious."

 

 

Andy Nicholson England

Angling journalist, TV and film presenter, Consultant MD of Angling News, founder member of the Angling Writers Association and designer of the 'Ugly Stick'.

Game or Sport Fishing - Malaysia, Your Fishing Paradise

Reel edge predator taken on the troll.  Chances of a good catch at the Spratlys atolls is very high indeed.

 

A fantastic variety of fish species, boundless fishing waters and not least, plenty of king-sized specimens are leading increasing numbers of anglers to discover Malaysia.

 

Coral trout, also known as the leopard coral grouper, is both delicious and expensive - this specimen surpasses the current world record.

Game or Sport Fishing - Malaysia, Your Fishing Paradise

 
 
 

| General Info | Game / Sport Fishing | Salt Water Fishing | Fresh Water Fishing |

| Squid Fishing / Jigging |

Game / Sport Fishing
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