Bluefin trevally fishing

The bluefin trevally (Caranx melampygus) can be caught in the tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. They belong to the Jack family, like its larger cousin the giant trevally and the horse mackerel for example.

These magnificent predators have these typical electric blue fins and their sides are covered with beautiful black, brown and blue spots. Bluefin trevally can grow up to 1 m long and weigh up to 40 kg.

Bluefin trevally are very strong fighters and are caught bait fishing, spinfishing, popping, flyfishing or jigging. It is deffinitely one of the primier gamefish of the Indo-Pacific region.

Juveniles use to live in shallow tropical reef areas, bays and estuaries. Here, they feed on a wide range of small fish, cephalopods and sometimes crustaceans. Larger adult fish can also be found inshore, but generally speaking they prefer deeper coral reefs, outer reef slopes or near drop offs.

Bluefin trevally fishing

Top Bluefin trevally Fishing destinations

Bluefin trevally can be found from Japan to the northern coast of Australia, and from east Africa to French Polynesia, Hawaii, Panama and Mexico.

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Best Bluefin trevally Fishing Charters


3 22,97 ft

Isla Parida, Panama (PA)

From $1200
Deposit non-refundable


5 20,18 ft

Tahiti, Tahiti (PF)

From $450
FREE Cancellation 3 days notice


10 40,00 ft

Paje Beach, Zanzibar (TZ)

From $1800
Deposit non-refundable

26 feet Sport Fisher

4 26,25 ft

Black River, Mauritius (MAU)

From $336
Deposit non-refundable

Trevally Fish Fighters

6 27,00 ft

Baa Atoll, Maldives (MDV)

From $400
FREE Cancellation 3 days notice

Pacific Dream Fishing

3 23,00 ft

Quepos, Costa Rica (C.R.)

From $649
Deposit non-refundable

Moorea Fishing Adventures

8 23,00 ft

Moorea, Moorea (PF)

From $800
Deposit non-refundable

Top Cat

5 33,00 ft

Isla Parida, Panama (PA)

From $1650
Deposit non-refundable

Muda Hunter

4 30,00 ft

Meemu Atoll, Maldives (MDV)

From $600
Deposit non-refundable