The world’s fastest fish that can reach speeds up to 60 miles per hour that has the most stunning acrobatic moves and vibrant colours is a dream for every angler. It is the elusive sailfish. A fish that is on many fisherman’s bucket list. And when you want to realize that dream we advise you to go to Rompin in Malaysia because this is the Sailfish capital of Asia.
Let us take you fishing in one of the world’s best sailfish grounds, come experience the fishing holiday of a lifetime fishing for the world’s fastest fish, on light tackle or fly. The fishing for this elusive fish is possible for beginners up to experienced anglers.
Situated near the equator, means abundant sunshine and warm tropical weather. The fishing season runs from mid March till early November with the peak season being from august till October. This is when the baitfish arrive producing more surface activity and bigger fish. .
Early season sees smaller but more aggressive fish. The fishing area is in 80-100ft depth, relatively shallow water and a short run from the harbour.
Sailfish is not the only species that one can find in Rompin coast. Additionally you will find juvenile black marlin, Spanish mackerel, , barracuda, cobia, queenfish, dorado, threadfin/diamond trevally, golden trevally, giant trevally, and needlefish are frequently caught.
Rompin, Pahang, Malaysia