Saltwater Fishing in Singapore & Types of Fishes
Here are the 13 Sweet Spots in Singapore for Your Saltwater Fishing and Types of Fishes you can expect to get. If you have new spots, feel free to drop us a message and we will be happy to give them a try before adding them to the lists.
1. Woodlands Jetty (Map)
Barracudas and Barramundis but Rare
2. Sembawang Park Jetty (Map)
Squid, Catfish & Diamond Trevally, Red Snapper
3. Punggol Point Jetty (Map)
Barramundi, Sand whiting, Rabbitfish, Grouper, Diamond trevally
4. Pasir Ris Park
Marine Catfish, Stingray
5. Pulau Ubin
Within Pulau Ubin, Barramundi, Mangrove jack, Mud Crab
Pulau Ubin Sea, Mangrove jack, Stingray, Leatherjacks, Mackeral
- Jelutong Bridge (a.ka Baramundi Den)
- Puaka Bridge (aka Ghost Bridge)
- Nordin Beach (Currently Closed)
- Mamam Campsite
- Jelutong Campsite
- Ubin Main Jetty
Fishing is prohibited at all quarries in Ubin & Chek Jawa
6. Changi Beach Park
Good for eging. Stingray & Squid
7. Bedok Jetty (Map)
The famous Jetty in Singapore. Do you know that on 30 July 2020, an angler known as Alo caught a gigantic 80kg leopard whipray at Bedok Jetty. It took him nearly three hours to pull it in. It is said that he caught the fish around 7pm and only manage to reeled it in around 10pm.
Bedok Jetty is the Home of Tamban Fish & also Queenfish. Due to it being infested by Tamban fish, the jetty attracts many other fishes like Queenfish, Squid, Octopus, Stingray, Cobia, Selar, Trevali, Snapper and Barramundi. However dont get too excited about landing a big fish here. The fish at Bedok Jetty are smart and knows how to avoid your baits. It takes patience, skill and the right lure/rig/bait to catch them.
Here are some ways to land a fish at Bedok Jetty;
- Ajing Fishing / Ultralight Setup to Catch Scads
- Bottom Fishing to catch groupers (effective at night using squids)
- Surfcasting from the end of the Jetty (advance anglers)
- Use Multi Species Rigs to haunt more scads, snappers
- Tamban Fishing Using Tamban Rigs
If you drive, you can get free parking at carpark F1 & F2.
8. East Coast Park (Map)
There are many fishing spots within East Coast park. There are 31 water breakers along East Coast and many are infested with groupers. Unfortunately, these groupers are smart and not easy to catch. You can also try jigging from the breakers to catch pelagic fishes. If you have a surfcasting rod, you can cast from shore and try to land a Big Stingray.
9. Labrador Nature Reserve
Queen Fish, Selar Heaven (Scad Fish), Cobia, Stingray, Sharks, Squid
10. Labrador Jetty (Map)
Using small shrimps on Multi Species Rigs or similiar Rigs with 2 hooks, can be effective in catching Scads a.ka Selar. Use Hook size 6.
Stingray, Scad / Selar, Squid, parrot fish, tamban
11. Marina South Pier
12. West Coast Park
Information not ready yet
13. St John Island
Black Tip Shark, Grouper, Snapper, Trevally, Parrot fish, Cobia, Golden snapper and Spanish flag snapper, Needle Fish, Oysters, Mussels.
Please bring your own food & drinks to St John Island. You cannot buy food or drinks and there are no vending machines on the island. There is a small food stall that sells economic rice and several stalls selling snacks and drinks at Marina South Pier before boarding the ferry.
Ajing Fishing aka Finesse Fishing is a specialised style of fishing that has gained a lot of popularity in Singapore. It uses ultra light tackle targeting yellowtail, Tamban and selar. We use lures such as soft plastics, minnows and jigs etc and only sensitive ultralight spinning rods and very light lines. Due to the extremely light setup, you will be able to feel the strikes during every catch. In fact, the feel of the rod is intoxicating.
Ajing Spots » Bedok Jetty, Sembawang Jetty, Labrador Jetty, Marina South Pier
Use Crank baits (aka Shad Dancer ) if you are near breakwater (at St John island or Bedok Jetty)
New Angler » Use AquaX Rod, you get a free kit to try.
» Use Surfcasting Rods to throw your bait out to deeper waters.
Use Tamban rigs to get the abundance of Tamban Fish at Bedok and Labrador Jetty
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