Long fishing pole

Choosing a Fishing Rod

Fishing rods come in many different lengths, actions, materials and styles for either coarse, game or sea fishing. The primary deciding factors when choosing a fishing rod are what size and species you intent to fish for, what size leads, floats or lures you are going to use and how far you need to cast. […]

Hippos in the Congo River

Bucket List Fishing Trips

Making a bucket list fishing trips selection isn’t easy. There are so many great destinations, but we can’t mention all fishing trips in one article. So we decided to come up with our favourite inshore fishing, off shore fishing and freshwater fishing bucket listers. Here we go! Inshore bucket list fishing trips The Andaman Islands, […]

Bull Shark vs Great White Shark

Bull Shark vs Great White Shark

Sharks have been around for over 450 million years. In fact, shark were already swimming in the world’s oceans 100 million years before the first tree even existed (350 million years ago). Shark are also one of the only animals to have survived four of the five mass extinctions. Although there are over 500 species […]

Migration of the bluefin tuna

6 Things you should know about Bluefin Tuna Migration

Bluefin Tuna are the largest of the Tuna species and can live up to 40 years of age. Bluefins migrate across all oceans and can dive as deep as 900m. The Bluefin Tuna’s anatomy is built for speed with retractable fins and eyes that sit flush to their body. As such, they are voracious predators […]

Yellowfin tuna vs Bluefin tuna

Yellowfin tuna vs Bluefin tuna: Quick Guide

The yellowfin tuna and the bluefin tuna, together with the bigeye tuna are the top 3 tunas. They are the biggest and the strongest tuna. Albacore, skipjack, blackfin tuna, longfin tuna, little tunny and bonito also belong to the tuna family, but they’re the smaller cousins. In this blog post we’ll explain the differences between […]

Albacore vs yellowfin tuna

Quick Guide: Albacore vs Yellowfin Tuna

Albacore and Yellowfin Tuna both belong to the tuna family, just like Bluefin Tuna, Skipjack Tuna, Atlantic Bonito, Black Tuna or Bigeye Tuna. Known for their exceptional strength as well as being very tasty fish, at first sight they might all look very similar. But there are some important differences between the Albacore and the […]

French Polynesia fishing

7 Best Fishing Destinations in 2021

Our appetite for travel hasn’t waned a bit In putting together our list of the best fishing destinations in 2021, we were faced with factors we’d never had to consider before. After a year marked by closed borders, grounded planes and mandatory quarantines, it felt key to have a 2021 list that is equal parts realistic and […]

Fishing charters in Cape Verde

Book your fishing trip with ease and flexibility

When can I book my fishing trip? The COVID-19 pandemic has led to dramatic loss of human life and the economic disruption is devastating. But there’s hope! NHS could receive first deliveries of the Pfizer vaccine as soon as 7 December. UK could start Covid vaccinations as early as 8 December. Also Germany expects to […]

Fuerteventura Amberjack

Great News! Travel Ban Lifted for Canary Islands

The German and the British Government announced that quarantine-free travel would be permitted to the Spanish islands including Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Lanzarote. Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, also announced that a “travel corridor” will be opened up to the island of Mykonos (Greece). According to Foreign Office “The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) […]

Dentón capturado en Barcelona

5 Great Tips for Inshore Light Tackle Trolling this Late Summer

Summer is coming to an and. At least that’s what people are saying. But in the French Riviera, Italy and Spain it’s still pretty hot! September and October are the best months for inshore trolling with light tackle. Fishing charters target smaller pelagic fish like bonito, frigate tuna and dorado only a couple miles from the […]

Dogtooth tuna caught in Madagascar

Fight club: Dogtooth Tuna vs Giant Trevally

No, this isn’t an article about the 1999 American film starring award-winning American actor Brad Pitt. Surely a great movie that most of us would have enjoyed watching 20 years ago, however, this is a fishing blog and today we are comparing two awesome fish species many anglers would love the opportunity to catch. We […]

GT Material de Pesca

After the lockdown, when can we go fishing in Spain?

Spain is slowly lifting the lockdown although Madrid and Barcelona, Spain’s two largest cities, could remain under virtual lockdown as the rest of the country eases its way towards some semblance of normal life. The plan to lift lockdown restrictions has four stages, in which restrictions are progressively eased, with each region applying to enter […]

Catch and Release

Catch and Release: Best Handling Practices explained

How to release a fish correctly, catch & release fishing? Firstly, what you should know about catch and release fishing is that each river, lake or ocean that you fish in has different regulations and laws regarding how you should handle all fish that you catch. There are a lot of things fishermen at all […]

Bluefin Tuna Fishing

Fish Species of the Month: Bluefin Tuna

Simply mentioning the fish species bluefin tuna in a sentence is usually enough to get most game and sport fishing enthusiasts excited and eager to talk. They are an exciting fish to catch and have had an interesting and close relationship with humans for over 5,000 years now. This is due to the Japanese fisherman’s […]