Fishing

Fishing

Fishing is not only an activity sport in Lombok but it is also in someway entangled with the island’s culture. A popular Nyale Fishing Festival is conducted annually by Lomboknesse. Two outstanding fishing grounds namely South west of Lombok towards Bangko- Bangko opposite to Nusa Penida (Bali) is suggested as one of the best trolling and deep fishing destination. Another interesting fishing site is the Gili islands (Gili Trawangan, GiliMeno, Gili Air).The traditional fishermen in the area still uses the old age fishing apparatus along with the tiny outrigger called the sampan. The fishing experts can bring their own equipment for their own ease. Types of fishes found in Lombok are Barracuda, big tuna, stingray and sharks.