Squid Jigging Adventure – Terengganu

November 8, 2015 by  
Filed under Fishing Trips / Stories

You must try it! then you will feel the excitement famous yearly activity at Marang, Terengganu. Located about 5 hours driving journey from Kuala Lumpur. Squid jigging spot is near the beautiful Kapas Island. It is the place for billion of squid gather every year to lay their egg. The jigging spot is near the shoreline just 30 minutes by  boat. For beginner, normally boatman will teach you how to jigging squid. It just a simple technique  that anybody can master it. In short time, you will get your rhythm to land a lot of squid.

Squid Jigging


There are a lot of squid jigging adventure package offered by local villager. It is advisable to do your booking early to avoid package has been fully book because it is hot package of the year. Normally squid jigging seasoned will start after monsoon seasoned, between end of March until end of August.

first squid in late evening

Amir… our crew member manage to catch his first squid in late evening


It like a carnival when you can see a lot of  boat light up their light to attract the squid come up into the water surface and gather. Then you just need to let your jig submerge and wait until squid bite it. Sometime it become fiesta when everybody land a multiple big squid. Beside jigging skillful fisherman use a net to scoop up the squid that swim on top of the water. It was a great experience when everybody enjoy their night with a big laugh an joke.

squid jigging carnival

Squid jigging carnival – bright light from other boat


For me, the best part during squid jigging adventure is boatman will cook the fresh squid and serve it as our dinner. Beside that you also can earn your pocket money if you are able to catch more because this squid have a good price in the market. Now it become my yearly event to come to Terengganu for exciting squid jigging with friend.

squid fiesta

Satisfaction guarantee….. multiple size of squid


Best Fishing Adventure in Asia – Terengganu Secret Spot

October 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Featured, Fishing Trips / Stories

Quality is more important than than quantity. All anglers will have best fishing adventure in Asia. Saltwater fishing adventure is one of the most challenging, thrilling and exciting. Located in Terenggganu, Marang offer varieties of fish. It is one of the interesting fishing spot in Asia. From Kuala Lumpur it take about 4 to 5 hours to reach there by car.Traveling with a group of friend become enjoyable with a lot of funny stories and also great scenery a long the way. Beside that, Terengganu also famous with their local food such as fish cracker snack called “kerepok lekor” and their famous dish consisting of rice steamed in coconut milk, eat together with fish curry called “nasi dagang”.

best fishing in asia our catch

Our catch- varieties of fish

Our boatman Mat Yo has confirmed that weather is good and fresh squid is ready. Upon arriving, we take a good rest at a  warm  and comfortable chalet own by a boatman. It was the best fishing adventure in Asia.


best fishing adventure boatman at his chalet

Boatman welcome us at his chalet


inside cosy chalet

Well maintain chalet


best fishing adventure chalet front view

Chalet just a few feet from water and boat


Best Fishing Adventure in Asia

Here we will using bottom technique. Trolling also effective during mackerel season. Medium and heavy equipment set up ready for a good thrilling moment. Best bait here is a live squid. We arrived at first fishing spot only take 45 minutes. We can saw Kapas island, famous location for squid jigging. In a hour a hour we manage to catch a few snapper.

best fishing adventure waiting fish to bite

Waiting fish to bite


While fishing, boatman share some tips to landed a good fish.

  • Use 3 meter strong leader line.
  • Use life squid
  • Always check your bait
  • Prepare steel leader if a group of barracuda arrive


Everyone manage to get their catch. Can not wait to repeat this fishing adventure, really enjoy the moment and hospitality that Marang can offer. Here are a smiley face. Enjoy……………..

best fishing adventure with smile

Happily ever after……