Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

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Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by ClarenceSF4 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:20 pm

Hi guys Im new to prawning and recently i found it really addictive. but of cause the price to pay at those pay ponds are really expensive. so i was just wondering if there is a spot is Singapore Where i could Prawn "Fishing" (using Rods) FOC. :)

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by hehefishing » Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:43 pm

I WAS THINKING OF THAT TOO! ANYONE????

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by Peace » Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:58 pm

I don't think there are any left. Those Giant Freshwater Prawns you catch at payponds require streams that lead to the sea in order to breed, and the ones we have left are concrete monsoon canals or canals that are too polluted. I had caught wild ones locally before but it was a long time ago.

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by ClarenceSF4 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:47 am

Oic. Thanks man. was just trying my luck :)

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by weaver » Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:18 pm

if u are trying ur luck on wild prawning try punggol park..got some crayfish there.. ;)

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by law » Fri Jan 20, 2012 8:19 pm

Really? How do you catch crayfish? Rods or crab traps?

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by Peace » Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:36 pm

From what I've seen, people will use a short piece of line tied to a stick on one end and a piece of bait on the other to lure the crayfish out of its hiding place and then scooping them with a net.

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by weaver » Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:20 pm

Peace wrote:From what I've seen, people will use a short piece of line tied to a stick on one end and a piece of bait on the other to lure the crayfish out of its hiding place and then scooping them with a net.
yup that is for resvervoir because it is clear for punngol park you need a rod,line, prawn float,small hook and bait is bread or live fish(which is better)

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by weaver » Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:22 pm

weaver wrote:
Peace wrote:From what I've seen, people will use a short piece of line tied to a stick on one end and a piece of bait on the other to lure the crayfish out of its hiding place and then scooping them with a net.
yup that is for resvervoir because it is clear for punngol park you need a rod,line, prawn float,small hook and bait is bread or live fish(which is better)
and usually they are hiding the rock wall there..there is two in punngol park one is near the restuarant the other 400m away from the other one

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by Fish0ff » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:36 pm

I saw quite a number or prawn at BJT, 1st bus stop shelter. :P

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by xiaodhanan » Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:58 am

jurong also got yabbies

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by Wee Kiat » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:14 am

There are some sea prawns at the wooden jetty at Lim Chu Kang where I go net casting. They look like the belachan prawns they put in chilli. Maybe you can try your luck there.

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by Peace » Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:40 am

If I recall correctly, the jetty is now gated and sometimes locked. Do the fish farm workers or owners mind people going in the jetty to see or fish?

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by ray68 » Tue Dec 08, 2015 10:50 am

Beside Lim Chu Kang using casting net. Do you have other place?

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Re: Is it Possible to Prawn "Fishing" in Singapore?

Post by Peace » Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:33 pm

The mud flats outside Kranji and Lower Seletar dam is a potential spot, but take note that it can be very dangerous when they release they open the floodgate. You have to be aware of the surrounding should you go there and stick to areas where you can retreat easily.

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