Fishing in the Maldives provides a sizeable proportion of the gross domestic product and job opportunities for the vast majority of the island population. Fisheries industry provides most of the employment for dispersed island communities. Most of the fishing boats are owned by local people and fishing is still largely practiced as a family business. Fish exportation is a vital aspect of the Country and Government invests resource in that. Fisheries industry is the second largest industry in the Maldives. Fishing is also a popular pastime among locals.
Crystalline blue water, tropical weather and such a variety of fishes make tourists to get easily an enthusiastic amazing fishing experience in Maldives.
Maldives is one of the best fishing destinations for professionals and amateurs alike.