Fishing in HCM

Sorry, i am a fishing craze.  Would like to know where i can fish near or in HCM Quan1.   I used to go Quan12 but not exciting anymore.   Fresh water is ok.   Also looking for salt water fishing elsewhere.  Anyone can advice?

This is what I have found so far. I am looking for the same thing as you are. I hope this helps.

Thap Nga
168 Nguyen Huu Tho, Xa Phuoc Kieng, Nha Be, Tel: (08) 62712712
thapnga.com

Thanh Truc
793/35/4 Tran Xuan Soan, Q7, Tel: 0974 799669

Dong Dieu
33/2 Cao Lo, Q8, Tel: (08) 2431 2949

Vuon Thu Gian
Nguyen Huu Tho, Cau So 2, Phuoc Kien, Nha Be, Tel: 0989 770450
thugianthuanviet.com/nha-hang-vuon-thu-gian

Here is some more information.

Name & Address    Hours    Fees    Additional information
Tri Rau
Khu Phố 2, Vuon Lai, An Phu Dong, District 12, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
7am-8pm daily    VND70,000/3hrs. (spinning rod)
VND50,000/3hrs. (regular rod)
- Types of fish: tilapia, silurus.
- Food and drink service available.
- You can bring the fish back home or ask the restaurant to cook it for you.
Eco-Tourism Area - Recreational Fishing - Spring Wood Family Restaurant
Hamlet 5, Binh Hung, Binh Chanh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
84 8 22101458
8am-10pm daily    VND20,000-25,000/h   
- Types of fish: snakehead, tilapia, silurus.
- Near District 7
- Large space, located inside an eco-village and food court.
- 4 ponds: three for fishing by the hour and one by weight
Dong Dieu
33/2, Cao Lo, Ward 4, District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
7am-8pm daily   
VND80,000/5hrs. or 50,000/3hrs. (regular rod)
VND100,000/5hrs. (spinning rod)
- Types of fish: carp, snapper, tilapia, pomfret.
- Inside Dong Dieu tourist village.
- Large space, airy atmosphere.
Quan An Ca Loc - Khu Cau Ca Giai Tri Ut Phuong
Tan Tao A, Binh Tan, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
8am-8pm daily   
VND200,000/5hrs. (spinning rod)
VND80,000/3hrs. (regular rod)
- Types of fish: snakehead, tilapia, pomfret, basa.
- Large and quiet space
- Food and drinks available.
Rach Dua
Binh Quoi tourist village
Open Saturdays & Sundays only 7am-5:30pm    VND300,000/5hrs.   
- Types of fish: snakehead, silurus, basa.
- Nearby Binh Quoi Tourist Village.
La Vong Quan - Cau Ca Giai Tri
1072, Binh Quoi, Ward 28, Binh Thanh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
7am-6pm daily    VND100,000/3hrs.    - Types of fish: basa, pomfret, snakehead, tilapia, rock cod.
33/1 Y3, Pham Van Chieu, Ward 14, Go Vap, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
tel. 84 8 62950629
7am-9pm daily    VND100,000-150,000/4hrs. Free for kids under 10   
- Types of fish: basa, tilapia, trout, hemibagrus.
- Lake area: 2000m2, 1.7m deep.
Lang Am Thuc Van Hoa Tay Nguyen
1143, Binh Quoi, Ward 28, Binh Thanh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
84 8 35562668
8am-10pm daily    VND100,000 - 300,000/3hrs.   
- Types of fish: tilapia, basa, pomfret, snakehead.
- Inside Central Highland Culture Village.
- Restaurant on premises.
- Able to cook your fish on the spot.
Phu Cuong
18, Vo Van Bich, Binh My, Cu Chi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
84 906 6774499
6:30am-5:30pm (closed on Mondays)   
VND100,000/4hrs. for small ponds
VND160,000/4hrs. for big ponds
320,000/day
- Types of fish: anabas, silurus, snakehead, pomfret.
- Suitable for a family trip
- Restaurant available.
- Able to cook your fish on the spot.

Thanks bro....i found a couple of places in trang bom. Dong nai also

nichoo :

Thanks bro....i found a couple of places in trang bom. Dong nai also

Highside's suggestions seem to be all stocked ponds, some of them set up as a feature in a restaurant.  To me that sounds like "shooting fish in a barrel." 

On the other hand are you actually eating fish that come out of any of the rivers around HCM?  Even Dong Nai sounds a little iffy unless you get way past Bien Hoa.

Thanks Highside!!!!

I practice catch and release even in paid ponds

Quick question - do they provide simple fishing gear (spinning reel), sinker, rigs, hooks etc at these places or are you expected to show up with your own fishing gear ready?

If i am not wrong, the restaurant provides simple bamboo rod with 1 hook.   As for the fishing ponds and others, you will have to bring your own.    I normally would use my travel rod 10 to 12 lbs with a 2000 reels is good enough for ponds and restaurant with braid lines.     Just bring some hooks and small little weight will do.   For most ponds, they use 6 hooks with big chunks of bait which is heavy and need a heavy rod

hello my fellow singaporean angler friend, thanks for the info!

It been a while i have not get in here.   I am eager to set up a fishing pond and restaurant preferable in Dong Nai, Bien Hoa or Trang Bom area and also a fishing tackle shop.   Anyone got any information in regards to this?

Hi, Hein Lombard here. Awesome list of venues. Perhaps you know of a tackle shop in Bien Hoa City where i can get fly rod, reel, line and flies? All my stuff back in SA. Best regards
Hein
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