If you are staying in PJ and is new to fishing and would like to try your skill, fishing in Petaling Jaya can be a good experience. There are private ponds and MBPJ (Petaling Jaya City Council) ponds that you can head to for fishing.
Anglers in Petaling Jaya are allowed to fish at five public parks. See the listing below for the parks.
Anglers in Subang Jaya are allowed to fish from 8am to 7pm daily. Here are a few parks that you can fish with a license.
Permit in PJ
You will need to apply for permit to fish at these ponds. The fees are RM5 on weekends, RM15 monthly and RM120 annually. You are only allowed to fish from 7am to 7pm during the weekends and public holidays. This fees will be increased soon as the price has not changed since 1999.
You can apply for the permit at:
Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya
Jalan Yong Shook Lin
46675 Petaling Jaya
Tel: +6 03 7804 8907
Enforcement officers will confiscate your fishing rod and fine you if you do not have the permit. Anglers are required to wear the pass while fishing.
Permit in Subang Jaya
Anglers pay RM10 per day to fish at the approved lakes mentioned above
Type of Fishes
Type of fishes you may get here include the tilapia, toman, grass carp, peacock bass, haruan and patin. The best time to fish is in the late evening or morning where the weather is not so hot. Typically, the fish will tend to stay deeper in the water when the weather is hot.