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Equipment and other Essentials Your Need for a Fishing Trip in Dubai

by Aryan Mathur Experience the World

A fishing trip would be an exciting way to pep up your holidays. There are several touring companies in the city, which provide shipping boats and you will definitely enjoy the whole experience.

Generally, fishing in Dubai starts in the daybreak. The shipping boats take you midst of deep turquoise waters, where you can begin fishing. The boats are equipped with state-up-of-the-art fishing gears and various other tools required for fishing. You will also be provided with reel, angler, and baits, which help you in fishing.

Dubai waters offers you dazzling variety of fishes such as striped bass, fluke, porgy, flounder, bluefish, blackfish, hamour, kingfish etc. You need not be disappointed if you are layperson, as you will be provided training and equipment. Well, if you are a professional then you will definitely enjoy the whole experience. Fishing activity gets a bit slow during summer months that is from May to October. The best time is from October to March.

Clothing and Essentials

It is suggested to plan your clothing for all types of weather conditions. Some of the cool-weather clothing while on a fishing tour includes –

  • Heavier Jacket (during late fall or early spring)
  • Layers – Hoodie, windbreaker, fleece
  • Insulated gloves, hat
  • Insulated underwear
  • Heavy shirt and socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Quality rain gear

Fishing clothing for warm-weather include –

  • Tennis shoes
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Work-out clothing for exercise room
  • Casual clothing and shoes for dining, camp

Other Things to Carry

  • Passport
  • Polarized Sunglasses
  • Fishing licence
  • Waterproof bag for moving your gear into the boat
  • Phone charging cord, charger, batteries or camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Toiletries
  • It is recommended to carry your medications

Fishing Gear that will be required for Trip is as follows –

Conventional Tackle

  • Lake and Pike Trout – 6’6” to 7” medium to heavy rods and reels spooled, titanium or steel leaders
  • Grayling – 5’ to 6’ ultra-light along with 4# to 6# line
  • Walleye – 6’ medium light – medium spinning

Lures for Pike

  • 600 series Buchertails
  • Soft baits like swimbaits, lizards or sluggos
  • Topwater baits such Whopper Plopper or Zara Spook
  • Mann’s 1-Minus
  • #3 – #6 Mepps or Blue Fox spinners

Besides the above-mentioned, you will also need – Flyfishing Gear for Pike and Flyfishing Gear for Arctic Grayling and Lures for Walleye and Lures intended for Arctic Grayling

Before booking the trip to Dubai, you must check the capacity of the boat. The tour operators offer alluring discounts for large groups. Also confirm if they provide lunch, drinks and snacks on the trip. It is important to check the weather conditions too. Make sure that you follow the instructions given by your trainers, tour operators as well as the guards carefully no matter how trivial or minute it may sound.

Fishing is certainly a fun pastime, especially if it is in the waters of the fascinating city of Dubai. It is a life time experience, which you should certainly not miss!


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