Kuala Lumpur: Fishing

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Kuala Lumpur Fishing

It is possible to have a fishing holiday in Kuala Lumpur amidst its modern skyscrapers. Ask the locals or enquire at the hotel you are staying for fishing spots in Kuala Lumpur. There are lakes and ponds on the outskirts of the city such as Batu Caves, Kepong and Gombak and it is free to fish there. You can also attempt sea fishing at Port Klang though it is more than 50km away from the city centre. There is also commercial ponds offering saltwater, freshwater and prawn fishing. These commercial ponds charge an entrance fee of about RM10 per hour with fish baits and fishing equipment available for rent alternatively you can book yourself on one of the local fishing boat trips.

The fishing chartered boat trips start either late at night or very early in the morning and for one day or several days at a time. Sea fishing trips are generally chargeable according to the size of the boat. The cost is usually spread out among the anglers who charter the boat with fishing guides usually on hand to show anglers the best spots to fish.