6 Fishes to Catch In Dubai Fishing Trip

The goal of any fishing excursion, whether you go on your own or by chartered boat, is to catch as many fish as possible. However, using a fishing company increases your chances of catching fish of different species because they know where the best spots are in the sea to catch them.

A fishing trip in Dubai can be filled with lots of fun and a chance to learn new things like fishing techniques you didn’t know about before or catching fish you’ve never encountered before.

While there are numerous types of fish a fisherman can catch, this article explains the different kinds of fish that you may be able to catch on your fishing trips in Dubai.


People who are watching their calories are known for their love of snapper fish. When it comes to fishing for Snappers, there is a distinct difference, since they are found in 60 feet of water over other species. If you catch a Snapper chances are it will be the common red-colored species.


There are many species of Mackerels, but the popular King Mackerels are the most common species found in the United Arab Emirates and are popular among tournament fishermen and recreational anglers. This species of fish likes living along the coast in the oceanic environment.


There are so many species of Groupers, which have red grouper and black grouper. They are very popular among fishermen because they are very easy and fun to catch, they also make for very nice and delicious food to eat.


This type of fish can be found in Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, and Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. It is popularly known for its jumping ability, they can also swim pretty fast. While fishing you might get lucky and catch a big one.

Tuna Fish

When it comes to catching tuna fish in Dubai, the best time of year is September when it is peak fishing season. There is a wide range of Tuna species in the world, but in Dubai, you are more likely to catch the yellowish one.


This species is commonly found in shallow waters, near islands, or reefs. They are mostly caught by fly fishing and are very popular among fishermen. It is fun to catch them also, and they make for a very delicious meal. In the United Arab Emirates, they can easily be found in Oman or Fujeirah.

You can see, there are a lot of fish species to catch on your fishing trip in Dubai. Although it is hard to catch all of them on your own, we recommend you hire a Fishing Charter Company in Dubai to do it for you. If you would like to experience a memorable fishing trip with your family, Fish UAE, for example, is a reliable company to work with. Regardless of what you need, they will make the process easy and worry-free for you. The specific species of fish you will be able to learn about as well as new fishing techniques will be taught by a reputable company like theirs.

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