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Deep sea fishing in Negombo

If you are planning to visit Sri Lanka in your next vacation and is hoping to spend some quality time in the Coastal region, experiencing the blue waters and the beautiful beach, the best city that you should visit is Negombo.

Negombo is best known for its tourism and the beach that would render the tourists to have a memorable and an unforgettable holiday. Among so many other perks of visiting an island, especially a tropical island, deep sea fishing is something that we should all have in our list while in Negombo, Sri Lanka.

While looking for information about deep sea fishing, if you Google “deep sea fishing Sri Lanka” or “fishing places in Sri Lanka”, the first suggestion that you would get is Negombo. To make this experience more comfortable and homely, you could check in at Vaaya Beach Hotel, which is situated in a convenient place of access to embark upon this great adventure.

Fishing is mainly of two types; inshore fishing is where the fishing takes place in water up to thirty meters deep, and the equipment, vessels and other requirements that is required is less complex. Whereas offshore or Deep Sea Fishing is when the fishing goes deeper than thirty meters, and this requires more intense and complex equipment, vessels and other necessities when compared with inshore fishing. Thus it is deep sea fishing that includes more excitement and enjoyment.

Deep Sea Fishing will take you into the deep waters engulfing you in the warm breeze and allowing you to catch a wide variety of deep sea water fish, giving the tourists an adventure filled experience. The varieties of fish that can be caught while fishing in these waters are; Indian Mackerel, Spanish mackerel, Seer fish, Kingfish, Barracuda, Barramundi, Jackfish, Trevally, Tuna and far out Sailfish, Swordfish, Marlin and Shark.

You will be picked up from any Negombo Beach Resort, and the journey begins after an introductory briefing about the Do’s and Don’ts while on the trip. The fishing trip shall begin around 6 a.m. as the first rays of sun kisses the waves.

The price shall include the light refreshments including water and beer, the boat charter fee and an English speaking fishing guide who is well experienced and skilled. However it should also be noted that this price is exclusive of the transportation cost to and from the harbor or the meeting point and any tips for the staff.

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