The best time to fish in this pristine emirate is between the months of October to May. With the Persian Gulf on the west the emirate of Dubai has a wide range of fish species that include Queenfish, King mackerel, Barracuda, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Kingfish, Grouper and Cobia. If you are looking to catch a Barracuda, you can reel them in all year round as they are found in abundance all the time, even during the summers. On the other hand, if you are planning to catch one of Kingfish, Queenfish, Cobia or Grouper then the best time of the year is between October and May.
The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has a very viable climate for fishing during the cooler months ranging from October to April. With its border along the Arabian Gulf, this emirate is home to a range of fishes like the Barracuda, Kingfish, Sailfish, Red Snapper, Yellowfin Tuna, Cobia and Queenfish some of the other fish found here are Areolate Grouper, Brown-spotted Grouper, Finbream, Goatfish and Coral hind. The best season to go fishing for a Yellowfin Tuna is the months between May to September. The Marlins can be fished from the months of March to November with a peak in their sightings between June to September. The fish that can grab your line all through the year include Sailfish, Dorado, Barracuda, Amberjack and the Red Snapper.
The scenic and beautiful emirate of Fujairah is lined by the Gulf of Oman on one side. The water here is open to the Indian ocean and hence it contains a wide variety of fish unlike the Arabian Gulf. The game fish that are found in these fierce waters include Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Amberjack, Barracuda, Red Snapper. Yellowfin Tuna is another fish that you will be looking to hook, the best season for these fighters are from May to September. The fish that will be easy to find all year round will be Sail, Dorado, Red Snapper, Barracuda and Amberjack.
UAE borders the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf. Since a part of the country is bordered by the water fishing is very viable and a very sought after sport here. The Gulf of Oman merges with the Indian Ocean making the water here more fierce and home to a varied variety of fish. The official fishing season in UAE begins from October and extends up to May.