Fishing In Petaling Jaya

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.

  • Taman Jaya is located near Amcorp MallPetaling Jaya Museum is located at the compound of this park. The fish caught should not be consumed. It is better to release the fish as the water here is not clean. The source of water came from the housing areas.
  • Taman Aman is located at Section 22. The nearest LRT station is the Taman Paramount LRT Station.
  • Taman Bandaran Kelana Jaya is located in Kelana Jaya. The nearest LRT station is Kelana Jaya LRT Station.
  • Kelana Jaya Community Lake is also located in Kelana Jaya and the nearest LRT station is Kelana Jaya LRT Station.
  • PJS 10/24 is located in Bandar Sunway.
  • Taman Rimba Riang in Kota Damansara

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.

  • Kota Kemuning lakes
  • Section 7
  • Section 8

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:

Landscape Department
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. 

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