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Fishing in Phuket

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Very nice boat and friendly staff.

Booked a charter for the day and really enjoyed it. Even though not that many fish were caught we... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Sonja K
A good days fishing

We were out in the beginning of February, by a recommendation from Jezz att Chalong fishing park. I... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Jesper D
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As Big Game Fishing is one of the most expensive sports we deliberately built our company to give anglers / curious tourists who have not experienced Big Game Fishing before the opportunity at a "budget" price with experienced crews. For serious...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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84/41 Moo 7, Sai Yuan, Rawai, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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+66 89 586 1098
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Booked a charter for the day and really enjoyed it. Even though not that many fish were caught we still had a lot of fun. Also the food provided by the staff was delicious :

Thank Sonja K
Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks for the kind comments and hope to see you again when fishing hopefully is a bit more productive. Tight lines Jimmy

Reviewed 14 February 2018

We were out in the beginning of February, by a recommendation from Jezz att Chalong fishing park. I must say it was a good boat and crew, we caught 4 small tunas just but i cant blame the crew for that, it had been windy...More

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Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Cheers Guys glad you enjoyed your day, hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Fishing companies in Phuket are as numerous as scuba shops, massage parlours and lady boy bars; it’s also not a cheap enterprise, so it really needs some good research to sort the wheat from the chaff if you don’t want to be disappointed. I made...More

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Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Great to hear guys, your comments most appreciated, thanks.

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I recently went fishing while on vacation. Setting up the charter was very easy. I was skeptical about bank wiring a deposit for the trip mainly because it’s not insured. But there was no problems and Jimmy made everything very simple and easy. Three friends...More

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Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Great to hear and thanks. Look forward to seeing you guys again.

Reviewed 4 December 2017

We rental a boat in 10,000 balt for 8 persons, then enjoy one day, it is private one, the boat departure from Chalong pier. We can request no need parking for swimming/snorkling, only for fishing. Honestly, reduce around 4-5 around way travelling time, only can...More

1  Thank Mi L
Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for the review, but the boats are either 12,000 or 16,000 Baht per day. we don't want anyone to think you got a special offer :-) Glad you enjoyed your day. Jimmy

Reviewed 22 November 2017

Jimmy introduced me to the sea gypsies and arranged a day out with them for me to do some bottom fishing and snorkling the next day (He didn't charge me anything, i just needed to pay the sea gypsies of course). He even took me...More

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Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Any time to help my friends the Sea Gypsies.

Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was the second time my brother and I went out for a day on Mena 1. In May we hauled in around 100 small skipjack tuna, bonitos and a couple of dorados. This time, late October, fewer fish, but five species including my first...More

Thank LaurenceHegezhuang
Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thanks Guys, we much appreciate your patronage. Tight lines till next time.

Reviewed 3 September 2017

My girlfriend and I booked a day trip through Jimmy and chartered Mena 1. A big boat; big enough for a comfortable 8, with plenty of shelter. The two crew, Ya and Sun, were great. We caught about 20 tuna and 2 chunky grouper and...More

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Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Sorry Guys, for not getting back earlier, geriatric genious. So glad you had a great time and hope to see you again - Soon :-)

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience with well knowledgable and friendly crew. Had one of the boats for 3 days and had great catches every day. The food was delicious and made of the very fresh catch of the day. Totally recommend it. Let the crew know what fish...More

1  Thank bebsi19
Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thanks for the review, much appreciated. Jimmy

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Superb! We joined with two families with 4 kids aging from 3 to 13. Jimmy picked us up at our hotel and drove us to the pier where the boat and the crew was already waiting. Boat was very nice and very good maintained. Crew...More

1  Thank pfisterjohannes
Jim S, Owner at Fishing in Phuket, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thanks, your comments are much appreciated. Tight lines for future fishing.

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fanlika t
28 June 2018|
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Response from Jim S | Property representative |
Your best bet would be to come to see me at Jimmy's Drift Inn, Sai Yuan (between soys 12 & 13) Rawai and I will fix you up. 089 586 1098 Also please see website "fishing in phuket" for further details. Tight lines Jimmy
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naleedham
28 November 2017|
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Response from Jim S | Property representative |
Please check the weather and get back to me on 089 586 1098 after Tuesday when the storm should die down. Tight lines Jimmy
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marty71890
11 October 2017|
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The email address for Fishing in Phuket can be accessed from the web site. Jimmy's mobile number is +66(0)89 586 1098 and he can normally be found at Jimmy's Drift Inn, Sai Yuan, Rawai. Tight lines Tip
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