Enjoy an exciting fishing adventure to the Tuas Yan fishing points in Kedah!
Tuas Yan is a popular fishing destination located near Alor Setar of Kedah. Yan is located near the coasts of three districts in Kedah with Kota Setar in the North, Pendang northeast and Kuala Muda in the south. The journey to Yan has many scenic views. There are fishing villages with a laid-back lifestyle in the area too. Every year from December until January, numerous fishing enthusiasts flock towards Tuas Yan for fishing. This is because it is the Tenggiri season. The Tuas is a man-made fish-aggregating device where artificial reefs and others to attract fishes. It is usually located 1 hour away from the coast.
You will gather at the jetty in the morning for a boat transfer. You will need to get to the Jetty Semeling by yourself as we do not provide transportation to the jetty from your place of origin. When you reach the jetty, get on the boat and ready for the ride. Our local boatmen will take you through the mangrove river nearby to get to the fishing point of Tuas Yan. The river stretches up to 3,000 hectares to the Straits of Malacca. As you ride towards the sea, you can spot some fishing villages on your way where the community also fishes in this area.
Once we reached the fishing point, prepare to have some great catch for the day. There are many types of fishes that can be caught in the area. One of them is the popular Tenggiri otherwise known as Mackerel. Every year from December to late January, the tenggiri season attracts a large number of fishing enthusiasts. Other types of fish that can be caught are such as Grouper (Kerapu), Gutter (Talang), Hardtail (Cencaru), Bream (Kerisi), Longhead Grunt (Gerut Gerut). There are many who came to fish and caught some huge catch. Enjoy an exciting fishing trip off the coast at Yan. Bring home some fresh catches for your friends or family.
Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up locations that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.
List of Locations:
Pick up is also available for other locations under the vicinity of Kedah. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.
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