Big Game Fishing in Mauritius with Captain Vic
Mauritius is THE destination for Big Game Fishing!
Sport fishing placed Mauritius among the most prized destinations for Big Game Fishing in the world, with many fishing Records, including that of Blue Marlin !
In 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 fish like Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Wahoo and Dorado.
We principally use trolling with plastic lures at high speed and freshbait like Skipjack Tuna for livebait or deadbait.
We are in the best place for fishing, west coast of the island 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, rods and reels
2x 50lbs - Shimano Tiagra reels and stand up rods
2x 30lbs - Penn reels and stand up rods
All our equipment is under IGFA rules.
Catch and Release for small Billfish
- The Blue Marlin, present mainly in Summer in Mauritius. In fact they prefer warm water and follow hot currents.
The international IGFA world record on 130lbs line test is 1376lbs, the Mauritian record is 1355 lbs.
Mauritius still have the world record on 80lbs line test, 1270lbs !
- 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, Stripped Marlin, Spearfish, smaller fishes but amazing strikes too ...
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.
About Tunas, we will looking for one species during our Big Game Fishing trip.
The Big Yellowfin Tuna, present in summer in Mauritius, from 100 lbs to 212lbs for the Mauritian record, the world record is 427lbs !
Very strong fish to fight, we mainly use pastic baits, trolling slower, using downrigger or on the surface.
They lives by shoal, that's why we catch several during on trips.