Fishing in Mentawai

The Mentawai Islands are home to some of the richest fishing areas in the world, enjoy catch and release or take it home for dinner.

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The Mentawai Islands are not only a world-renowned surf destination but also a top fishing location.

The rich waters surrounding the islands are teeming with a variety of fish, including dogtooth tuna, barracuda, wahoo, and giant trevally, and more

One of the reasons why the Mentawai Islands are such a great location for fishing is their unique location. The islands are situated in a spot where the Indian Ocean meets coastal waters, driving strong upwellings from deepwater, and creating a rich and diverse marine environment. The strong currents and upwellings that result from this, bring a steady supply of nutrients to the waters around the islands, creating the perfect environment for fish.

Villa Onu is home to Mentawai Fishing, the Mentawais first first dedicated sport fishing boat. At Villa Onu, we can help you plan the perfect fishing adventure during your stay with us. Our experienced team can arrange everything from locations to equipment, ensuring that you have everything you need for an unforgettable day out on the water. 

Our Boat

Our custom 200hp Morey 780 Interceptor is a fishing weapon.

Morey Marine are one of Indonesia’s leading boat manufacturers, specializing in custom-built aluminum boats. Our 780 Interceptor was customized for the ultimate Mentawai fishing experience with an anti-slip casting deck, trawling gear and modern navigation equipment.

Powered by two 100hp engines and with its shallow draft, the Interceptor is perfectly suited for exploring our coastal reefs and shallow water fishing spots.

Mentawai Fishing Day Trips

Take a break from the waves with a fishing day trip.

The team at Villa Onu and Mentawai Fishing are ready to take you on a fishing experience of a lifetime. Whether you want to catch and release or to take it home for your private chef to cook for dinner, the options for your day are endless.

With so many spots to explore and stunning sights to take in, snorkeling, mangroves and the world-class fishing, our Mentawai fishing day trips are a must try.

We were fortunate enough to spent 10 wonderful night at Villa Onu. Everything was exceptional!!! The food, the staff, the location- can’t say enough about this is heavenly place! Counting down the days until we stay again! A+!!!!

Shelah Abubo

Mentawai Fishing Equipment Rental

Save the hassle of bringing your own equipment and rent from our wide selection.

While you ar of course welcome to bring your own equipment along. If the thought of lugging it through airports and onto ferries doesn’t sound like fun, then we have got you covered. Mentawai Fishing have a wide range of equipment available for rent so you have nothing to worry about.