Many of the inhabitants of Aqaba are still fishermen today and earn their livelihood just like their ancestors with the yield of their fish catches, which they bring with their small boats ashore. Deep fishing sport is a tradition that has kept many fishers to visit the Aqaba sea. If you want to participate in this tradition, bring your friends and family for a fun and enjoyable social event.
At Aqaba, deep fishing does not mean to eject the fishing rod from the jetty or boat above the reefs or hunt as a diver with the harpoon. In Aqaba Marine Park, is generally forbidden to protect the unique coral reefs and their inhabitants. When you get started on your deep fishing sport, you will ride on a boat and set sail in the depths of the sea. At Aqaba, the local fishermen are experts for deep-sea fishing. They will teach you fishing techniques such as "trolling" to prepare you for big fishing game. During the deep fishing sport game, you can catch variety of fishes such as sailfish, marlin, and swordfish.
Depending on your spirit of sport, you can catch and release your fish back in the water or bring a dinner for the family from your fishing trip. If you decide to release the fish back in the water, you should take pictures of your achievement by holding the fish on your arms. Your friends and family will be impressed by the dedication and patience you put into catching a big fish. If you decide to take the fish for dinner, you can cook enjoy a traditional fish dish called Sayyadia. The dish originated from Aqaba and cooked according to old family recipes.
If you’re looking to escape from the bustle of the city, or the commotion of people, there’s no better way to go outdoors and fish! At Arab Divers, we offer deep fishing sport in the beautiful sea of Aqaba. Invite your friends and family to a big deep fishing sport and compete with them by the size of the fish. You may also catch a rare fish you have never seen before. You should not miss this memorable trip! between Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Israel.