Desaru on April Fool's Day

My first trip back to Desaru since 2015. Captain Badol is back and has a new boat. Jith and i drove up for a day of casting and slow pitch jigging. The elements, however had other plans. After a difficult day of fishing, we had a small but sizable haul enough to cure the itch.

We decided to stay over at the newly opened Tiara resort before driving back the next day. The rooms were clean and the grounds were patrolled frequently by the staff. It cost us RM220 for a twin sharing room.

Captain Badol is currently driving this boat that fits 7 anglers

We always drop by here for some food in the morning


a variety of food to choose from for lunch. We went with nasi goreng ayam

Not much anglers on weekdays

Low tide meant we had to go some way to launch the boat

Setting off

Captain struck first blood with this 18lb Spanish Mackerel on the Zerek Cavalla

The only fish on slow fall. Caught on the ATC Vulcan PE 2 rod and ATC Venom 200g Jig

Jith with the first of 2 Spanish Mackerel on the Zerek Cavalla.
Our accommodation for the night
Black Pepper Chicken
Sambal Prawns
Hotplate Tofu
Mixed Vegetables
Seafood Tom Yam
Stir Fried Kai Lan with Salted Fish

Sunrise the next morning

We had to wait til 11am before they opened.

Worth the wait!!!