Sport Fishing in Maldives – an enjoyable experience

The tourist islands in the far end of the Indian Ocean are popular world over for the waters that surround them and the sandy beaches as well as their resort collection. People from all around the world flock here to catch the sun that shines over the island all year around and the island is one of the best examples for a perfect beach getaway. Maldives Island resorts have been featured in many famous travel pages world over and have earned a reputation of their own. Based on past tourist experience one of the highly recommended hotels in the Maldives has been Kuramathi Island Resort Maldives. A finely done island resort, where you are greeted by the waters surrounding it at your feet , the resort is a perfect place to spend your time in Maldives , spacious villas to make our stay more than comfortable.

Apart from lazing around on a hammock on the beach, Maldives also has things to offer to the adventure hungry souls, one such activity that’s becoming famous is the sports fishing. Given that fishing and tourism are two of the main economic activities in the country it is no surprise that fishing as a sport will also be quite popular in this island paradise. However there are some strict regulations imposed when it comes to fishing in Maldives and also the penalties are quite high.

Some of the types of fishing famous in Maldives, shore fishing given the rich biodiversity around the island your sure to catch some on your rod while close to the shore. Another form of fishing that is done is Bottom fishing, one of the main commercial methods of fishing used in the reefs. Night fishing is also quite popular where you leave on a Dhoni and then anchor in one of the nearest Atoll’s and here you can catch many of the reef species. However it is important to have a thorough look into the regulations imposed before going ahead with the fishing.


Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.


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