There are a lot of organized fishing tours offered in the south of Lombok; some even take the visitors to the most promising fishing sites by speed boat. The wide spectrum of offers includes trolling, popping, jugging and deep fishing. Visitors can either rent their own fishing boat or simply join the local fishermen on their daily fishing trips. – It is always a fun experience to learn from the professionals!
Among the commonly caught fish you will find giant travelly, Spanish mackerel, marlin, sailfish, tuna, wahoo, Mahi Mahi and a lot of other reef species. During boat trips manta rays, barracudas, whales and dolphins can frequently be observed passing by.
In specific, the most recommendable spots for fishing in South Lombok are the following: The Desert Point (Bangko-bangko), Gili Rengit and Selong Belanak.