Fishing in Pahang River
Fishing in Pahang River in one of the best activities you can do in Malaysia. Sungai Pahang has many freshwater fishes as well as Udang Galah, Patin, Kerai, Temelian, Tengalan, Kaloi etc. Read here for more info.
Fishing in Pahang River Summary
- Attraction: Fishing in Pahang River
- Location: Pahang Malaysia
- Attraction Type: Activity in Malaysia
Fishing in Pahang River Malaysia from Official
Pahang river is one of the best fishing grounds in the state. There are many different species of freshwater fishes as well as (Udang Galah) freshwater prawn, Patin, Kerai, Temelian, Tengalan and Kaloi to name s few. Peoples from outside, come to Temerloh to go fishing in the river. Some just come for the day, some pitch up tent for the night with their friends. This activity happens all year round especially during dry season between March – October.
Bring along your fishing equipment, look for remote area and find a suitable and pleasant place where there are ‘LUBOK’ a deep pool. In certain village you can hire a motorize boat or canoe to move around the river in search of right and convenience spot. With good baits, right time, right place and a little bit of luck will bring a good catch. The best time for fishing is in the morning and evening of the day. You also can use the floating net as this method used to catch more fishes. Sometimes, during dry season where sand bars are around, you can use trawling net too, to catch big and small fishes.
The Pahang River Rafting
The Pahang International River Rafting Expedition was first held in 2001 organized by the State Government of Pahang. The main objective of this event is to promote Pahang River as a destination for nature & adventure enthusiasts. ‘Experience The Extraordinary Pahang River’.
Temerloh is just a perfect place to start your expedition and end up at Pekan. Meet and talk to the local people as they are used to this kind of activity. Hire them to build a bamboo raft according to the size that you need, and the price is always negotiable. Take basic camping gears, cooking facilities, insect repellent, plastic canvas, clothing, foods and drinking water for you. You may stop at certain villages on the way to get foods supply as well as staying overnight. Pitch your tent on the sand bar is a wonderful experience. You are advised to do this activity during daylight only and the best time is between March – October.
It will take 5/6 day to reach Pekan, anyhow the duration will depend on the water level. As you go downstream the water flow swiftly and the river get wider and shallower. During dry season, you must know to choose and meander the right part of the river otherwise you might end up pushing your raft. Make sure your raft is equipped with 2 paddles and 2 poles.
‘Safety must always come first’, do not jump into water if you can’t swim and always wear a life jacket. Here are some suggested places/villages for you to stop/stay overnight, namely GUAI, KUALA TRIANG, KUALA BERA, CHENOR, PESAGI, LUBOK PAKU, SERENGKAM, BELIMBING, PALOH HINAI, PULAU MANIS, GANCHONG before ending up at Pekan (The Royal Town).
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