Deep Sea Fishing in Sri Lanka

Located at the crossroads of some of the world’s most productive fishing grounds, Sri Lanka is perfec for a fishing excursion. Discover the riches of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, and Bay of Bengal on a Sri Lanka deep sea fishing adventure, and you’re sure to get your hands on some of the world’s most sought-after fish. 
 
Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Trevallies, Tuna, Marlin, and Sailfish are just some of the sought-after creatures that you’ll come across when fishing these rich shores. Get ready for an intense fight to land the catch of a lifetime or to fill the boat with meat, and you’ll head back to the beach with all your angling dreams fulfilled.
 
With the deep waters just a stone’s throw from shore, you can spend as little or as long as you want when deep sea fishing in Sri Lanka. Trips last as little as three hours and go up to a few days on the water for the more keen angler. Whatever you choose, you’re in for a fun-filled adventure, reeling in some monster, prized fish. 
 
Sri Lanka’s deep sea fishing season lasts year-round, but you’ll have to move around the island to get your fix. The touristic west and southern coasts are your best bet from November through April, before the monsoon season comes Don’t worry, though, the east coast is prime for fishing from May through September, giving you the chance to get on the water whenever you want. 

Top Targeted Deep Sea Fishing Species in Sri Lanka

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Snapper (Red)

Snapper (Red)

Tuna (Yellowfin)

Tuna (Yellowfin)

Tuna (Skipjack)

Tuna (Skipjack)