Fishing as a sport

QUESTION:

Mufti Saab I would like to know if fishing is permissible as a spot in Islam. If not what intention can a person make if he intents going fishing.

ANSWER: ?
Ensuring that Salaah is performed in its prescribed time, fishing as a sport and fun will be permissible.

And AllãhTa’ãla knows best

Attested to as correct by:
Mufti Muhammed Ashraf
10 March 2011 / 04 Rabee ‘ul Thani 1432