Big Game Fishing in Mauritius
Mauritius is THE destination for Big Game Fishing!
Sport fishing has placed Mauritius among the most prized destinations for Big Game Fishing in the world, with many Fishing Records, including that of Blue Marlin !
At the heart of the Indian Ocean and beyond the reef, large predators like Marlins, Tunas, Dorados, Wahoos, sharks, and more species are present all the year.
In our Big Game Fishing trip, we are mainly looking for big fishes like Blue Marlins, Black Marlins, Yellow Fin Tunas, Wahoos and Dorados.
We principally use trolling with plastic lures at high speed and freshbait like Skipjack Tunas for livebait or deadbait.
We also organize Sharks Fishing Trips ( Catch and Release )
We are in the best place for fishing, west of the island at Flic en Flac between Port Louis and le Morne Brabant.
Just bring yourself !
All our trips are all Inclusives with Beers, soft drinks and snacks.
Sandwiches are included for the 7, 8 and 9 hours trips.
5x 80lbs - Shimano Tiagra, Okuma Makaira rods and reels
2x 50lbs - Shimano Tiagra reels and stand up rods
2x 30lbs - Penn reels and stand up rods
Catch and Release for Billfish on Clients Demand !
- The Blue Marlin, present all the year in Mauritius but more specimens in summer.
The international IGFA world record is 1376lbs., the Mauritian record is 1355 lbs.
- The Black Marlin, present all the year in Mauritius, but more species in winter
From 100 lbs to 1560 lbs, the Mauritian record is 794 lbs.
We also can catch Sailfish, Spearfish and Striped marlin, smaller fishes but beautiful strikes...
We use the same technic to catch these sepcies, trolling between 7 and 10 knots with plastic baits or trolling slower using livebaits and deadbaits Australian style.
About Tunas, we will looking for two species:
- The Yellowfin Tuna, present all year in different sizes, from 5 lbs to 427 lbs for the world record, the Mauritian record is 212 lbs. It's the most common and the best fighter in deep sea.
We mainly use pastic baits, trolling slower, using downrigger or on the surface.
- The Dog Tooth Tuna, present in in Mauritius closer to the reef, world record is 236 lbs and the Mauritian record is 224 lbs.
We use fresh baits with downrigger to catch bigger specimens.