|Fishing Places in Cyclades
is good for all types of fishing. Its ΝΕ
shores have many interesting fishing places. If a small boat
is available to you, we suggest that you go to the islets
GAIDAROS and STROGGYLO. Regions with shallow water, many
shoals and caves in which good fish gather. The place allows
all types of fishing (from angling to underwater fishing). If
you prefer the western part of the island, then try the
fisheries in Galissas bay, Grammata bay and Kini.
fishery has been reduced due to many reasons; mainly the
tankers crossing by cape Doro cause such pollution due to oil
constitute one of the main causes of fish depletion. One can
try his luck, forever, to fish above or under the surface, in
the greatest part of Andros.
TINOS places are an island that offers α great variety of
fishing areas and many sorts of fish. Try Panormos, a place
with sandy beaches, as a starting place. You may also try,
though, many shoals that gather a lot of fish. From Agios
Ioannis to Livada cape and ΝΕ to Panormos bay, you
will find many places that encourage fishers and you will do
even better with a boat or an inflated craft, if you have one.
in Little Venetia. There are many octopuses. Lindo and Tourlo,
are areas for those who like underwater fishing. We suggest
Panormos bay to the north. Also, at the area of its entrance
Marmaronisi, is one of the best fishing places in Mykonos.
Crystal clear water and an interesting bottom. 1 mile from
Goni Cape, lies Tragonisi and after 5.5 miles there are two
marvelous islets, Chtapodia. all the marine area is rich in
fish and success is guaranteed.
to the north and northeast of the island, from Otzia bay to
Spathi Cape, the bottom is good and with many reefs, points
which accumulate a lot of fish (sargo, red mullets, sea-breams
and many sorts of rock fish). Caution is advised due to the
frequent rough sea, in the area, especially for those who fish
underwater, or use a boat very close to the shore with the
steep cliffs. to the south of the island from Kalogiros
Cape to Kavias Bay, the water is good for any type of fishing.
Here you have the chance of catching sargo, lobster, and lots
of rockfish. Tzia is one of the best fishing places, easily
accessible, with ideal beaches for fishing combined with free
camping throughout the seashore, from the NW to the SW coasts.
Flambouri bay and Mericha (west), Livadaki Bay and Panagia
Kanala(east), Agios Dimitris cape (south). The fishing areas
are good, with lots of rockfish, blackfish and, less
frequently, red mullets. In Cythnos those of you who fish
underwater, may fish freely, as there are lots of beaches
available for free camping and other comforts. Every day in
Loutra you may get ice, in order to preserve fish catches.
in Spathi cape and in Koutalas bay, south of the island, one
finds interesting spots for underwater fishing with a variety
of fish. To the east of the island, between Stili cape and
Amylo Cape, the deserted island VOUS (1n.mile away from the
shore) is the most ideal fishing area in Serifos for
underwater fishers as well as for rafts and boats which will
fish from the sea surface. In Livadi you may find ice in order
to preserve the fish you have caught.
from the west to the north of the island (from Castro bay to
Platys Gialos) one finds many interesting spots for fishing
even, with lots of fish (blackfish, sargo, striped Grey
mullets, bass fish). The water is crystal clear, especially in
the beach of Platys Gialos where, all kinds of accommodations
and comforts are offered anchorage, camping, food and rooms to
rent. In the marine area SE of the Citrianis island
(southern end of the island, 0.5 n. miles away from Akra
Conto) those of you who have a boat may try to catch bigger
fish (swordfish, May fish, cod-fish). In Citriani
those fishing underwater might be interesting.
north coasts of the island, although rocky and infertile,
allow fishing and especially underwater fishing. From
Monastery Cape to Anatoli Cape, in Vrymas bay, you will
meet many reefs and holes where fish gather (blackfish,
phagrus and sargo). In Agios Eustathios or Pyrgi islet 1 n.
mile south of Kimolos, between Voudias bay of Milos and the
western shores of Polyegos, you will find many reefs, caves
and holes where fine fish gather in abundance. Here the area
is much better protected compared to the eastern shores,
favouring underwater fishing, and there's a lot of fish
(blackfish, streaked gurnards, skates and cod-fish). 3n.miles
southeast of Kimolos is the unpopulated island Polyegos. This
island is literally a fisherman's paradise. All sorts of fish
gather around the island. Surface fishing, with nets, travel
lines and trolls, will prove fruitful. For those who enjoy
under water fishing, we suggest the calm water of the southern
part of the island.
is an island rich in fishing places and offers with a
great variety of areas and fish. To the east of Thiafes, a
traditional fishing village with a surrounding sea bottom
filled with a large variety of fish catches (lobsters, blackfish
etc.). About 3n.miles southeast of Akra Spathi across Thiafes,
one can find two islets of a great interest for underwater
fishing. From Vanes Cape (west) to Psalida cape (south), where
the island Paximadi lies ( 1 mile from Spilies the area is
full of caves, holes and reefs (especially near Paximadi) that
offer a great variety of blackfish, sargo, streaked gurnards,
lobsters, red mullets etc. Adamantas, one of the greatest and
safest moorages of the Aegean Sea, allows all types of
fishing, especially foreigners but for advanced as well.
The northern coasts of Milos are considered to be dangerous,
because the waters are deep although they are rich in
fish-catches. We suggest avoiding them, especially the
underwater fishing fans.
in Paros there are many areas for all kinds of fishing. The
area north west of Parikia in the marine area from Agias Fokas
Cape to Gaidouronisi to the north of the island is
interesting. Naoussa bay. There is the homonymous picturesque
fish village: an area with many reefs, caves, rich in many
kinds of fish (blackfish, stripped grey mullets, sargo, bass
fish, doradoes). This area allows all types of fishing
(surface and underwater). One may often find red mullets, if
one goes with α boat from 1 mile to 3 miles in the open
sea. Note that outside the port of Paros of the location
Vokes, a reef of 10 meters deep, gathers a lot of fish,
especially for underwater fishing.
to the east of the island, Apollon bay and to the SE Panormos,
are two ideal locations for all kinds of fishing and two very
good moorages, at the same time. To the west Agiassos Βay
has an interesting sea bottom, appropriate for underwater
fishing (blackfish and doradoes).
marine area with an abundance of fish. Try the Catapola. We
suggest the wonderful location of Aigiali little harbor (or
Agia Αnna) 2 miles of eastern Akra of the Nikouria islet,
north of Amorgos. Α location with abundant fish even
οn shallow waters (blackfish, sargo, sea bream, red
mullets, lobsters and many octopi). For underwater fishermen,
the islet Nikouria, is an ideal place too.
for the underwater fishermen we suggest exclusively the St.
George Bay with very clean waters suitable for aΙΙ
fishing. The Bays Oreina and Kavallaris, north east of the
island, have α lot of fish such as porgies, red snappers,
red mullets, stripped basses and not seldom lobsters. At the
Livadi, you will combine camping, anchorage for your small
boat and good fishing.
ΡΑΝΟ KOUFONISI To
the east, the beaches Kori, Charokopou, Parianou 500 meters -
1 km away from the port.
of rockfish along the shores.
of fish, many sandy beaches, but many locations have deep and
To the west, shores with good spots and across with very deep
waters but also very dangerous. It is best to be avoided.
all over Ios, there are fishing places. To the north of the
island at Plakoto, there are all sorts of fish-catches. The
rocky islet Psathonisi, 2.7miles NW of Agios Georgios cape is
one of the best fishing areas. The Magganari bay at the south
coasts offers abundant good fish, as well as good marine
anchorage for those who have boats. In the same area, 1.5 n.
miles east of the Achladi Cape, the rocky islet Varvaronisi
is α fishing area of great interest, where you will
surely find some company as many fishermen and underwater
fishing fans prefer it. Finally the Mylopota bay to the east
has an abundance of fish enchanting sandy beaches, a very
clean seaside and one has the chance to fish and swim naked.
greatest part of Santorini is not such a good place to go
fishing, as it has tall and rocky shores and deep waters. We
suggest the islets Palea Kameni and Nea Kameni as the best
fishing areas around (blackfish, sargo).
suggest that you go to the northern shores of the island. Many
reefs, cracks and holes offer blackfish, sargoes, doradoes and
octopuses in small depths. In the open sea, for those of you
who have larger boats, "bigger catch" is available
(May fish, cod - fish, swordfish). Anyhow, you should have in
mind that there is a lot of fish all around the island
because; the island has not been "fished" by many
fishermen. Try fishing anywhere you feels best suited for you
there are no dangers. It has the characteristic elements
of Sikinos for all fishing. We suggest you try the Vorina bay
at the Northeast and the St. George bay where you could
combine camping and fishing in crystal clear shallow waters.
You can fish on the entire island. One of the islands of the
cleanest waters, the best sea bottoms and the most fishes
kinds. We note the locations Cavo Malta ΝΕ,
Paliokastro Ε, Alopronia and Alykes. On the south side of
the island, there is the marine area of Cavo Kori. The islets
Daravos and Kalogeros, 3,10 miles from Cavo, is one of the
most ideal fishing areas for underwater fishing fans
(lobsters, octopuses, red snappers, porgies, giltheads, etc.
you may fish everywhere in the island. It is one of the
islands with the clearest water, the best sea bottoms and the
most kinds of fish. Try the locations around Malta Cape
ΝΕ. Paleocastro east, Alopronia and Alykes. To the
south of the island the aquatic area of Kori Cape. The islets
Karavos and Kalogeros 3.3 n.miles from Cavo lays one of the
most ideal fisheries for underwater fishing fans (lobsters,
octopuses, giltheads, etc.).
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