Frigate tuna fishing

Frigate tuna or frigate mackerel (Auxis thazard) is a smaller tuna species and can be caught in the tropical oceans and the Mediterranean Sea. They are normally caught trolling small lures and feathers.

They feed on small fish, squids, planktonic crustaceans. Frigate tuna can grow up to 65 cm (26 in) and weigh up to 2 kg (5lb).

Frigate tuna are preyed upon by larger fishes, including other tunas, marlin and shark. Many captains use frigate tuna as bait to catch these larger predators.

Top Frigate tuna Fishing destinations

Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea.

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Best Frigate tuna Fishing Charters


10 41,01 ft

Fuengirola, Malaga (ES)

From $ 61
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Her du Large II

4 19,69 ft

Le Lavandou, French Riviera (FR)

From $ 432
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10 32,81 ft

Port Olimpic, Barcelona (ES)

From $ 1423
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6 32,81 ft

Pollença, Mallorca (ES)

From $ 661
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Mahi Sportfishing Puglia

6 23,40 ft

Villanova, (IT)

From $ 915
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4 26,90 ft

Blanes, Costa Brava (ES)

From $ 661
FREE Cancellation 30 days notice

Royal Charters Mallorca

14 41,01 ft

Can Picafort, Mallorca (ES)

From $ 122
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

Star Fisher 34

10 36,09 ft

Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca (ES)

From $ 802
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