Do you need a license to fish in Singapore?
Anglers are required to pay for a rod licence and fishing permit, and submit a catch return application to tell authorities what they release. Dr Jeffrey Low, a senior manager at NParks’ coastal and marine branch of the National Biodiversity Centre, said “you need to be very precise with legislation and regulations”.
Is fishing legal in Singapore?
Fishing is allowed in the waters around Singapore, except in “No Take” zones, such as the Sisters’ Islands Marine Park, where fishing in any form is not allowed.
Why is fishing illegal in Singapore?
Fishing in non-designated areas is dangerous and pose safety risks to pedestrians and reservoir users. There are designated fishing areas at our reservoirs and waterways and we urge members of the public to be socially responsible and abide by the rules for the safety of all park users.
Is it legal to fish at Kallang River?
“The areas shown in the photographs, Kallang River near Kallang Bahru, are no-fishing areas. Members of the public are also not allowed to enter canals at all times for their own safety. “Those caught fishing illegally or entering the waterways without prior approval may be fined up to $3000.
Can I fish in canals?
Fishing is allowed year-round in most canals and stillwaters, although you should still check the rules for the specific venue you’re visiting. If you’re fishing in a river, regulations are more strict, and vary with the fish you’re targeting.
Can I fish in canal Singapore?
For safety reasons, fishing is currently not allowed at canals and rivers in Singapore. Some canals are subject to tidal influence and it is very dangerous to enter the canals as water levels may rise rapidly during high tide or rain.
Can you fish in Singapore River?
Can you fish in Singapore River? Singapore River is a stream. The most popular species caught here are Channel catfish, Common snook, and Peacock cichlid. 72 catches are logged on Fishbrain.
Is fishing at Marina South Pier legal?
Fishing in the sea isn’t generally illegal (unlike reservoirs).