Also known as sport fishing and big game fishing & deep sea fishing is a sport that combines patience, stamina, thrill and wanderlust. Catches are made in deep sea that is officially 30m deep at least. Mauritian waters are home to a wide variety of beautiful big game species.
A trip to Mauritius is a great opportunity to enjoy Big Game Fishing while visiting relishing natural attractions and without forgetting the perfect Mauritian hospitality. In addition of its abundant seas, the island of Mauritius has international standard fisheries infrastructures and IGFA allows one to record their capture in the case of a record.
Surrounded by the immenseness of the Indian Ocean, the island of Mauritius is famed for being one of the world’s best Big Game Fishing destination. Many species of fish visit the island. In fact, big fishes are often migratory and like warm climate water like Mauritius.
Though one can appreciate this thrilling sport throughout the year in Mauritius, the best season it is summer, which occurs between November and April. Time when the island’s seas shelter the widest species of fishes like the Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, sharks, tuna and bonitos.
During the November-December period the island of Mauritius spots some world famous fishing competitions, the most prestigious of them being the Marlin World Cup. As you would expect, during these two months, the most beautiful preys like marlins, sharks and barracudas are prone to be fished.
Whether you are a seasonal or a novice fisher, in Mauritius you will find the best teams to assist you. The thing is once you have experienced the amazing adventure of deep sea fishing outside the dazzling lagoons of Mauritius, you will want to come back again.
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