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#1 MaldiveAngler

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Posted 29 January 2010 - 08:41 PM

Hello everyone,

I am a liveaboard fishing vessel operator from Maldives and just joined this forum.

Just wanted to say hi and happy fishing
Cheers

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Posted 29 January 2010 - 09:07 PM

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 02:50 PM

Hi and welcome to AN.

I was wondering do you know if you are allowed to fish of the beaches in the Maldives?

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 06:35 PM

Hi and welcome to AN.

I was wondering do you know if you are allowed to fish of the beaches in the Maldives?


Hi, You can do shore fishing from a lot of islands, but not from the resorts. Most resorts arrange night fishing trips where you go out with about 20 others in a boat, and use handlines and sinkers with bait. Its fun and most enjoy it. However, if you are a serious angler, you need to hire a liveaboard and go for an extended fishing holiday. GTs, Dog Tooths, Wahoo, Barracuda, Marlins, Groupers, Jacks and Trevallys, all give you an excellent fight to remember. And you can do popping, trolling or jigging as well. Most resorts do have a big game boat, but the costs are outrageous sometimes. Just my 2bits

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 09:13 PM

Hi and welcome to AN.

I was wondering do you know if you are allowed to fish of the beaches in the Maldives?


Hi Dales,

Shore fishing is certainly allowed, but unfortunately not from the resorts. We have had trips with the anglers checking out trolling, surf casting, shore fishing, jigging and popping all on the same trip. For the best fishing experience, you have to choose a liveaboard and enjoy a week of fishing and relaxing.

cheers
Ahmed