Fishing In Phu Quoc Island

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Fishing in Phu Quoc
Fishing in Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc is the ideal place for a spot of fishing with and there are plenty of opportunities to sit back and relax. The people of Phu Quoc depend heavily on fishing for there livelihood and of course for the production of their famous fish sauce which is exported around world. Check out your fishing options below, and enjoy yourself.

Fishing tours

The easiest and most straightforward approach is to join one of the many tours that include fishing around the north or the southern An Thoi Archipelago. Some operators run specific fishing tours, and it is possible to organise a private fishing trip with most tour operators. We have listed some of the tour operators below that run specific fishing trips, otherwise visit our Getting Around – Tour Operators page for a listing of more operators or try enquiring with your hotel or resort.

An Thoi beach is an ideal place for fishing
An Thoi beach is an ideal place for fishing

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Night fishing

Looking for something different, why not try a spot of night fishing for squid. Nearly very tour operator on the island runs sunset and night squid fishing tours, some run for 2 hours while others can last up to 4 hours and include a chance to BBQ your squid right on the boat. It is a great and unique experience so visit our Tour Operators listing. Like any tour, night squid fishing can be easy organised once you arrive on Phu Quoc.

Fishing at night
Fishing at night

DIY fishing

This is a challenging approach, however with a little work, there are some of opportunities to try some Do It Yourself fishing. Here’s a quick few ideas of how to go about this on Phu Quoc.

With a little searching around town, you should be able to find some fishing line along with hooks, floats and sinkers, try the local markets or some of the supply stores.

Check with your guest house or a restaurant if they are able to cook your fish (if you catch one of course). Most smaller guest houses and local restaurants will be more than happy to do this or provide a hot grill plate to BBQ your catch.