Aceh Fishing Destinations & Spots

Aceh Fishing is one of the fantastic experience the thrill of catching a world class fish in numerous fishing spots. Aceh is a province in Indonesia located in the northernmost of Sumatra Island or in the westernmost of the Indonesia’s archipelago. It is strategically located along the Indonesian Ocean on the west and the Malacca Straits on the north and east. The province has 119 islands offer magnificent fishing game destination. The popular fishing islands in Aceh included Rondo Island, Weh Island, Aceh Island, Simeulue Island, and Banyak Islands.

Aceh is also located strategically along the international shipping line close to Malacca Strait with abundant richness of marine tourism with its beautiful panoramic nature, rich with marine life like coral reefs and colorful fish that attract many international tourists.

As one of the productive fisheries in the world. The sea around Aceh is divided into four different fishing areas based on nautical miles from the shore, the first is 0 to 3 nautical miles from the shore, 3 to 6 nautical miles, 6 to 12 nautical miles and beyond 12 nautical miles from the shore. The sea of Aceh has abundant marine richness including the coral reefs and various kinds of fish such as Blue Fin Tuna, Yellow Fin Tuna, Giant Trevally, Dogtooth Tuna, Mackerel, Snapper, Grouper, Shark, Marlin, Sailfish, Swordfish, Humphead Wrasse, Pompano, Amberjack, Bigeye and many other species of fish.

The fun fishing tour in Aceh are outstanding in numerous spot, the giant trevally in Aceh waters are commonly found. The sea condition are perfect for heavy duty fishing game. With many fishing techniques can be used ranging from popping, jigging and also casting with special lures attract giant predators. SWI Fishing Aceh offer the exciting fishing trip experience for anglers to test your adrenaline. Check out our fishing tour offer below:

Aceh Sport Fishing Destinations

The sea in the northern tip of Sumatra are one of the best fish barns in Indonesia. The seabed in the form of a coral stretches spot is the ring of fire. The area between the sea slopes to the sea troughs forming the potential habitat which also creates a large migration of tuna. Here are some of best fishing destinations in Aceh:

How to get to Aceh

Banda Aceh is the capital of Aceh Province and the main gateway to Aceh through Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport. There are three international airlines fly between Malaysia to Banda Aceh. The airlines are Air Asia fly between Kuala Lumpur and Banda Aceh, Malindo and Firefly fly between Penang and Banda Aceh. Besides, Domestic airlines like Garuda Indonesia, Citilink, Batik Air and Lion Air are flying between major cities Medan, Jakarta to Banda Aceh.

Transport in Aceh

Upon arrival in Banda Aceh Airport, Don’t worry for your transport. Safari Wisata International will help you arrange the transport in Aceh. We will also give you any information you may need related Aceh Tourism and other information you may need. Book the transport with us below:

Aceh Fishing Port

There are integrated fishery port in Aceh. Aceh is a province with number of fisherman in several districts. The support fishing ports in Aceh located in the western coast and eastern coast of Aceh. Here are some of the big fishing ports in Aceh.

  1. Lampulo International Fishing Port
  2. Labuhan Haji Fishing Port
  3. Idi Fishing Port
  4. Lhokseudu Fishing Port
  5. Langsa Fishing Port
  6. Pulo Aceh Fishing Port
  7. Sawang Ba’u Fishing Port
  8. Simeulue Fishing Port
  9. Ie Meulee Fishing Port
  10. Pusong Fishing Port
  11. Teluk Sinabang Fishing Port
  12. Ujong Baroh Fishing Port
  13. Ujong Serangga Fishing Port
  14. Peudada Fishing Port
  15. Banyak Islands fishing Port

Beside there are also many small fishing port scatter in various regencies in Aceh.

Aceh Fishing Report

Aceh was heavily damaged by the earthquake and tsunami on 26 December 2004. Since the International aid help Aceh, the fisheries industry grow again and offer great opportunity. With the total 30 Fishing port located in Aceh, there are a lots of fishes catch daily. According to the statistic the fish catch report included:

  • Skipjack
  • Beltfish
  • Silver White Fish
  • Sardinella Fish
  • Marble Goby Fish
  • Big Eye Tuna
  • Yellow Fin Tuna
  • Blue Fin Tuna
  • Swordfish
  • Albacore Fish
  • Striped Marlin
  • Mackerel Scad Fish
  • Mackerel Tuna
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Anchovy
  • Long Jawed Mackerel
  • Grouper
  • Snapper
  • Cuttlefish
  • Decapterus
  • Lobster
  • Octopus
  • Milkfish
  • Black Tiger Shrimp
  • Crabs
  • Skip Jack
  • Mackerel
  • Yellow Fin Tuna
  • Tiger Grouper
  • Giant Trevally
  • Etc

Aceh has a lots of fishing spots. In this post, we only tell you several great spot for fishing. We will update other spot that worth to fish.