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.

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 use trolling method principally 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.

All our trip are all Inclusive with Beers, soft drinks,snacks. Including sandwichs for the 7, 8 and 9 hours trips.

Fishing equipment

80lbs - Shimano Tiagra, Okuma Makaira rods and reels

50lbs - Shimano Tiagra reels and stand up rods

30lbs - Penn Squale reels and stand up rods

Fishing Line: Asso 110lbs

 

Catch and Release for Billfish on Clients Demand !  

Billfish

- The Blue Marlin, present all the year in Mauritius but more in summer.

From 100 to 1376 lbs, the Mauritian record is 1355 lbs.

- The Black Marlin, present all the year in Mauritius, but more in winter

From 100 lbs to 1560 lbs, the Mauritian record is 794 lbs.

We also can strike Sailfish, Spearfish and Striped marlin but they are rarer.

We release all Billfish under 200lbs, if we can release them in good condition.

Tunas

Concerning the Tuna, we will looking for two species:

- The Yellowfin Tuna, present all year in different sizes, from 5 lbs to 388 lbs for the world record, the Mauritian record is 212 lbs.

- The White Tuna, more rare but present deeper in Mauritius, world record is 236 lbs and the Mauritian record is 224 lbs.

We use different technics to catch these tunas like trolling squids, fresh bait ...