Wanning is becoming more and more popular with anglers looking to enjoy the excitement and satisfaction of sea fishing.
Along Wanning’s 109-kilometer-long coast there are a total of six large and small natural islets with fertile areas rich in aquatic resources. Wanning’s waters are home to different species of fish including valuable grouper, Spanish mackerel, hairtail and sea eel.
For those who fancy catching their own dinner, or just enjoy a bit of sport, here are three places to experience sea fishing in Wanning.
Jiajing Island 加井岛
Just three kilometers off the shoreline of Shimei Bay, Jiajing Island is quiet—a great place to take in nature and the shimmering sea.
The visibility of seawater here is up to 10 meters deep. The water surrounding the island contains a large amount of colorful coral, with a variety of marine life flourishing around it.
If you go out for some fishing action on Jiajing Island, you will be able to catch, among many other fish, green wrasse, grouper, butterfly fish, needle fish and rabbitfish. Night fishing is also available on Jiajing Island.
Dazhou Island 大洲岛
Dazhou Island is 4.3 square kilometers large, making it the largest island off the coast of Hainan.
Dazhou Island is a national ocean nature reserve with extensive coral reefs. The island is surrounded by crystal clear waters teeming with colorful marine life, making it popular with fishing enthusiasts.
A great diversity of marine fish is available here including green wrasse, grouper and pomfret.
Zhouzai Island 洲仔岛
Situated about three miles away from land, off the southern coast of Wanning City, quiet, small Zhouzai Island has a total area of only 0.6 square kilometers. The island is smaller than Dazhou Island, which is eight nautical miles away—hence the name Zhouzai Island, which means “son of Dazhou.”
The beach on Zhouzai Island is soft and exquisite, and the seawater is crystal clear. The sea area surrounding Zhouzai Island is a natural fishing ground and abounds in colorful coral and a variety of tropical fish, such as coral fish, green wrasse and rabbitfish.
Sea fishing is a relaxing and exciting
activity which becomes more enjoyable
when you do it in a beautiful place such
as Waning. Jiajing Island present 3 km
away from some bay is a beautiful