Blue Marlin in full action

Marlin Fishing: All You Need to Know

Let’s begin with the basics of the billfish species. What classifies a fish a billfish? A billfish is a predatory fish that are large in size and have a long bill or sword-like beak. Billfish can weigh over 1000 pounds and often grow to be longer than 13 feet. Marlin, Sailfish, Swordfish, and Spearfish are […]

Tulum

Cancun Travel Guide: 8 things you need to know

The truth is that Cancun is not a destination that caught our attention, but it is the gateway to the Yucatan Peninsula and since our flight arrived there, we decided to spend a few days exploring. Did it manage to captivate us? Yes and no. It’s a wonderful place to get over jet lag, relax […]

Cod vs Haddock

Cod vs Haddock: all you need to know

Haddock and Cod are a both very good eating fish. They are excellent to prepare delicious dishes such as fish & chips, beer-battered fish tacos, roasted Cod or Haddock with curry sauce or pesto-crusted with puy lentils. But how do you tell these two species apart? When you catch one, how do you know it’s […]

The thrill of catching a monster carp is unparalleled

Carp fishing, all you need to know

Carp fishing is probably one of the most popular forms of angling in Europe. The thrill of catching a monster carp, especially fish that hasn’t come out for years, is unparalleled. Anglers from around the world head to the best carp waters in order to catch that particular specimen. With sophisticated fishing techniques, using particular rigs, […]

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. […]

The Maldives, ultimate fishing destination in the Indian Ocean

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, […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Fishing in Spain, all you need to know

Fishing in Spain: What do you need to know?

Fishing is popular all around the globe and it’s no mystery as to why.  How many sports can say that their game is calm yet harsh, or gentlemanly but competitive?  A fishing trip can be a small two-hour trip or a huge journey to bring days of fun. There is plenty of fascinating gear involved, […]

Tuna fishing in La Graciosa Lanzarote

Lanzarote Fishing Charter offers FREE ACCOMMODATION

Captain Berto is proud to be one of only two fishing charters granted permission that allows him access to fish in Europe’s largest natural marine reserve around La Graciosa. The area covers the Islands of La Graciosa and Alegranza, north of Lanzarote. It’s obvious that the waters here are home to amazing fishing opportunities that […]