Fishing is the new Aquatic Adventure for Chennaites; courtesy these Sport Fishing Facilities across the City

For some, fishing is a hobby, for some, it’s a passion and for others, it’s an obsession. In Chennai, fishing is slowly becoming more than just a means of living as the concept of recreational fishing is fast catching up!

Imagine spending a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city, cruising in a  sea vessel, relaxing in the peace and quiet of the ocean, while waiting for a fish to bite your bait – this experience is what gets many anglers hooked to sport fishing. Unlike commercial fishing, sport fishing is done with conservation in mind and the anglers don’t take every catch home. The sport fishing facilities in Chennai not only conduct workshops on fishing, but also train anglers on ocean safety and sustainable fishing.

So, if you are someone with a lust for aquatic adventure, sport fishing is your thing and with its numerous sport fishing facilities, Chennai is on its way to becoming a destination for the sport!

Here’s a list of some of the sport fishing facilities available in Chennai. Get ready to get hooked, Chennai!

Anglers Fishing Tackles

Address: 34,Chennai fishing harbour,Royapuram 

Contact: +91 96772 77776

Anglers Fishing tackles is Chennai’s one stop destination for anything from fishing rods to fishing lures to quick fishing lessons. A beginner’s fishing kit would cost somewhere around Rs.2000-2500. They also conduct fishing workshops for Rs.500.

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Poseidon Sport Fishing Inc

Contact: +91 95662 22444

This luxury sport fishing Charter,run by Prasanna Reddy, offers various packages that suits beginners and fishing enthusiasts alike. The fishing equipment comes as a part of the package. Poseidon operates from Royal Madras Yacht club, Chennai port and provides charters on rent with trainers on board.

Their Sunset cruises and seasonal Dolphin and Whale watching cruises are also very popular.

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A young angler with his catch aboard Poseidon

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BlueWaters Sport Fishing

Address: B 24, Helan Castle, 3rd street, AGS colony, Kottivakam – 600041 (Close to Pallvakam Beach)

Contact:  09500032669

BlueWaters and the crew always endeavor to promote a grand sport, which also gives the angler, at the end of the day, a trophy, which makes a delicious table fare. There are different packages on an hourly basis with a starting package that costs Rs. 10,000 for 4 people.

They offer joyrides to celebrate birthdays!

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 An angler waiting for the fish with his bait

Barracuda Bay Sport Fishing

Contact: +91 98410 72072

Started by Manoj Chacko, this sport fishing facility offers guided sport fishing expeditions for hourly packages.

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Happy anglers at Barracuda Bay

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