How to catch cuttlefish at mid-night in Halong?

How to catch cuttlefish at mid-night in Halong?

Tourists are listening to the direction of a fisherman of catching cuttlefish

Travelling to Halong and catch cuttlefish at weekends is an interesting experience for visitors. Typically, there are many cuttlefish in cools day especially in winter and spring. These seasons are ideal for visitors to catch cuttlefish. Mid-night is the best time to catch cuttlefish. You just need 2 days and one night in Halong so that you can enjoy catching cuttlefish in Halong. Indochina tours Vietnam

Visitors are satisfied with their achievement

Visitors are satisfied with their achievement- source: internet

What you need to prepare before catching cuttlefish at mid-night in Halong

* Costume: Because the weather in winter and spring especially in Halong is quite cold; moreover, visitors go to catch cuttlefish at mid-night so a coat, mask, gloves and a life jacket are necessary. If bringing some beer and a little food, visitors can sip with friends and fellows. This makes catching cuttlefish more exciting.

* Tools for catching cuttlefish: Just need some simple tools like a fishing rod, a fishing line and a phosphorescent hook; you can catch cuttlefish in Halong. Helpful local fishermen can help you to bring some other tools like lights, baskets to store cuttlefish to the sea to serve catching cuttlefish at mid-night.

Tourists are listening to the direction of a fisherman of catching cuttlefish

Tourists are listening to the direction of a fisherman of catching cuttlefish -source: internet

After finishing preparing step, visitors will have exciting experiences by catching cuttlefish by themselves and then processing cuttlefish on the ship and enjoy their achievement. It is so great. The best time to catch cuttlefish is from 21:00 to 04:00 o’clock the next day.

Catching cuttlefish in Halong at mid-night

If visitors go with travel agencies, you won’t have to worry about the catching cuttlefish schedule. If visitors travel to Halong and don’t depend on travel agencies, visitors should go with an interpreter so that translator can help visitors to exchange with local residents to arrange a perfect catching cuttlefish journey at mid-night in Halong. In fact, fishermen in Halong know well of catching fish and cuttlefish so they will be great teachers of guiding you. So, following the direction of local fishermen will be a clever choice.

Local fishermen in Halong are the teachers of catching cuttlefish

Local fishermen in Halong are the teachers of catching cuttlefish -source: internet

Typically, local fishermen in Halong can catch cuttlefish by their handmade fishing rods. Visitors can borrow fishermen’s fishing rod or buy it in the stores. Boats will be driven far from the shore about 500 meters with the depth about 15 meters from the seabed. Waiting until the boat stop completely, fishermen will drop mooring ropes; turn the light on and visitors can start drop bait to catch cuttlefish. Baits are made from lead or phosphorescent plastic and these baits are wrapped by colorful purl paper outside in order to catch the light easily and attract cuttlefish at nights. When dropping fishing rods into the sea, visitors sometimes should hitch the hook so that cuttlefish can see moving baits and the cuttlefish will move nearly and eat the baits. When cuttlefish eat the baits, visitors’ hands will be pressed down; visitors will have to lug the fishing line so that the cuttlefish will be locked tightly into the hook. Lastly, visitors just need to drag the fishing line quickly and catch cuttlefish, put them into the basket.

Fresh cuttlefish can be grilled as soon as visitors catch them from the sea in Halong

Fresh cuttlefish can be grilled as soon as visitors catch them from the sea in Halong -source: internet

The quantity of cuttlefish can be depended on the weather and fishing skills of visitors. However, visitors can have a great cuttlefish dish after 2 or 3 hours fishing cuttlefish. Visitors can enjoy grilled cuttlefish dish with cold beer on the boat as long as catching fresh cuttlefish on the sea. That is so great. Halong bay Jasmine cruise

Process cuisines from cuttlefish and enjoy your achievement on the boat or yacht

Nothing is more exciting than tasting dishes from fresh cuttlefish that are caught by us on the boat or yacht during the night. You just need to wash cuttlefish and then steam or grill cuttlefish on the fire. The primary tasty of cuttlefish is served with chili sauce will make you unforgettable of Halong where has not only the world heritage but also great cuisines from cuttlefish. Sipping some beer, tasting fresh cuttlefish and admiring the beautiful of Halong at night, how great that feeling is! Travelling to Halong, we temporarily forget the hectic life with full of worries for some days in order to immerse ourselves with the nature at night in Halong, catching cuttlefish and sharing happy moments with our relatives and friends. Do you like it?

These visitors will have a big night meal on boat with their cuttlefish

These visitors will have a big night meal on boat with their cuttlefish- source: internet

Travelling to Halong, perhaps many visitors just think of unique limestone mountains or busy Tuan Chau Island at night. Fishing is the hobby of many visitors and most of us know about fishing; however, catching cuttlefish by using fishing rods is still strange to many visitors. Through this post, I hope that you can imagine the way to catch cuttlefish on the sea in general and the attraction of catching cuttlefish at mid-night in Halong. Catching cuttlefish at mid-night in Halong is one of the most experiences to many visitors when travelling to Halong.

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