Introduction to Deep Sea Fishing in Okinawa

Fishing Boats in Okinawa

For the fishing enthusiast Okinawa is the place to be. Okinawa is famous for the endless clear blue ocean that surrounds it, teaming with an abundance of marine life. There are certified captains eager to take you out on your excellent fishing adventure. Fishing charters are readily available in Okinawa for a full or half day and expert guides are eager to help you land the fish of your dreams. A charter would generally carry eight to twelve people at an approximate cost of $100 each including bait and tackle.

Deep sea fishing in Okinawa is a fun filled experience and if you have little or no experience there is no need to worry. The expert guides know just where the best fishing spots are and all the tips and tricks for landing the fish of your choice whether you are trolling, drift fishing or deep sea jigging. If you choose a full service charter, the guides will not only assist you in landing your prized fish, they will also help you with bleeding and icing, cleaning your catch, fish prints, taxidermy, shipping and transportation.

The oceans of Okinawa are home to a diverse collection of fish to satisfy the desires of everyone. Some of the popular fish you can catch include Tuna, Wahoo, Marlin, Mahi Mahi and Skipjack. When drifting you can catch grouper and snapper using bait and lure tackles. Deep sea light game trolling could net you small sized tuna, Mahi-mahi, Wahoo and Bonito. Deep sea fishing in Okinawa is a gratifying experience and your only problem is what to do with all the fish you caught.

Daiki Mori
Okinawa Travel

This article is a part of the Okinawa Saltwater Fishing Introduction series.

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