• Straits of Malacca
From Johor to Penang, there are many off points for bottom fishing. Tides and currents need to be taken into account before venturing out. Very fast currents associated with the full moon and the new moon are to be avoided.
• East coast Peninsula
Most coastal waters offer good fishing for snappers and groupers with Cobia, Sailfish and Rays being fairly common.
• West coast Sabah and Sarawak
The many offshore-shoals boats boast fine fishing similar to the above.