Date: 29th Nov 2007
Location: Pantai Sabak,
Every year, the months of November and December are the months of monsoon . Normally, the fishermen are rested due to the rough wind and sea. For anglers, they switch either to the Paypond or inland fishing spot such as small river, lakes and ponds.
Last night, the news reported a very high tide was occurred in the east coast region of
We decided to head to pantai Sabak near Kota Bahru to witness the aftermath and trying our luck fishing.
When we arrived at the location, the villagers were busy cleaning their houses. We surveyed the location, and there were no chance for us to do surf fishing. There were heavy waves and the wind blew at 30-40km/h .
We then traveled 10km inland to fish at the Sabak’s River. 3 hours fishing, and we caught only small baji around 100gm. We set the creature free. Farmi tasted the water, and its too salty for the normal condition. The fish may went up stream more than we could imagine. We spoke to the local, they reported, the netters caught an amazing numbers of silver barras and mangrove jacks. We decided to go home fishless