Spearfishing in Malaysia: is Spearfishing legal in Malaysia, Spearfish Trip Guide

Spearfishing in Malaysia is a bit restrict same as spearfishing in Singapore. To possess a speargun you need to have a license from Royal Malaysia police. There is some places that people doing spearfish, but in the marine park, spearfishing is forbidden. Even fishing are only allow at two nautical miles away from the shore.

Fishing in Malaysia using the rod and reel is one of the best things to do. Beside of local anglers, Singaporean are often made a fishing trip to Malaysia waters aside of they made fishing trip to Indonesia and boat fishing in Singapore as well. In Malaysia they are fishing in Kuala Rompin, Tioman Island and also fishing in Langkawi. There are also many other popular fishing destination in Malaysia. While in Indonesia they make fishing trip to Bali, Batam, Bintan and other destination.

Unfortunately, to apply the speargun license is a bit difficult. If you are happy to spearfishing in Malaysia, you can come up to Borneo. In the Borneo, Bajau people have a great spearfisherman, they doing the freediving and spearfishing around the Mabul island, Sabah. Besides, you will also find some spearfisherman in Pulau Gaya, Borneo, Malaysia.

If you are spearo and wanting to find easy and amazing spearfishing trip in Indonesia, you may fly off to Aceh, Aceh is one of the best spearfishing location in Indonesia located on the northernmost tip of Sumatra. There are numerous spearfishing spot ranging from shallow reef to catch snapper, steep drop offs, sea mount and rushing current precisely in the meeting point between Indian Ocean, Malacca Strait and Andaman. Find out the trip offer below:

You can also check our deep sea fishing trip to Aceh & Weh Island below:

What happen if you carrying the speargun on luggage and transit or stopover in Malaysia?

Possess the speargun in Malaysia need the license and equivalent of having fire arm license. You can not even bring the speargun in your luggage if you do not have a license.

Alright, hopefully this guide of spearfishing in Malaysia will help you.

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