Deep sea fishing – Weligama
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Deep sea fishing, a form of angling, can be arranged deep in the waters off Weligama. Often called offshore boat fishing, sport fishing, or big game fishing, this activity is great for amateurs and professionals. By going out on a boat into deeper waters, you’ll be exposed to a pool of deep sea fish, different than your regular shallow water fish. We are talking big game fish – sharks, tuna, marlin, and swordfish just to name a few. You normally will not find these species closer to shore, as they require open and deeper waters to feed.
EXPERIENCE DESCRIPTION: Set sail from the shores of Weligana on a boat specially set up for deep sea fishing. There are a range of boats on offer to suit different needs. You will be accompanied by a team of experienced skippers will accompany you out at sea.
Includes: International standard life jackets, gps, fishing rods, bait, waterproof phone, comprehensive first aid kit, flares, certified skipper, full insurance, drinking water, picnic breakfast, snorkeling gear,
Timings: From 7AM
Duration: Full or Half Day
What to Wear or Bring Along: Cool, light clothing, a cap, sunscreen, a swimsuit, a change of clothes and your camera.
Important Information: Deep sea fishing takes off from the Weligama Harbor. Depending on the weather, the ride can be a little bumpy. If you are seasick, the crew has plastic bags to help and bottled drinking water. Take anti-sickness For safety reasons, you are compelled to wear the life jacket at all times. During the Peak season, especially around Christmas time the fishing lanes tend to get crowded with dozens of other boats out to see whales.
Suitable for Children? Suitable for older children who are interested in deep sea fishing.
Private or Not? This experience is always private.