Fishing in Pangkor Island, Malaysia: Best Spots, Trips & Fishing Charters in Pangkor, Perak

The fishing in Pangkor Island is a paradise for all anglers. Pangkor Island is an island in Strait of Malacca, about 124 miles northwest of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Major business in the island are tourism and fishing. Its land covered by the forest which is home to 65 reptile species, 17 amphibians and 82 herpetofaunal species.

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Pangkor Island is surrounded by several islands namely Mentagor Island, Simpan Island, Tukun Terindak Island, Pangkor Laut Island and Giam Island. in Pangkor Beach you will see a lots of boats parking near the beach and jetty. You will also see the dried tiny fish and sorting area since it’s famous for dried white bait type fish.

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The good fishing spots in Pangkor Island is off the coast near the rocks. You can take a fishing charter there. For fishing near the beach or inshore fishing is another option either by bottom fishing or casting. But off shore remain better. You catch species of fish such as queen fish, grouper fish, snapper fish and trevallies. Pangkor is also very good spot for squid fishing by squid jigging. If there is a good season, you will catch numerous of squid near the island. Besides, you may also fish inshore such as in Jetty near Teluk Nipah to catch some squid and bottom fish.

Pangkor Island can be reach from Lumut Port in north of Malaysia which is only 30 minutes by ferry. The accommodation are available on two main beaches in Pangkor Island, Pasir Bongak Beach and Teluk Nipah Beach. You see a lots of modern and traditional accommodation and you will feel of living in a natural.

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Pangkor Island is a small holiday island with heritage, beautiful beaches and natural rainforests. There are plenty things to do in Pangkor Island after your fishing trip. You can take a watersport activities, snorkeling tour, kayaking, jungle trekking, flying fox, cycling, squid fishing in Pangkor near the Nipah Bay at night and beach BBQ party after you get some squid. You will need one or two days to explore the beauty and to do the activities. You can also visit some interesting places such as Boat Building Yard, Replica of Great Wall of China at Sungai Pinang Fishing Village, Gallery Pangkor and Dutch fort.

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