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

Mahi Sportfishing Puglia

6 23,40 ft

Villanova, (IT)

From $ 970
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4 26,90 ft

Blanes, Costa Brava (ES)

From $ 700
FREE Cancellation 30 days notice


8 42,65 ft

Valencia, Spain (ES)

From $ 970
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Diva II

3 17,88 ft

Palamos, Costa Brava (ES)

From $ 97
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Her du Large II

4 19,69 ft

Le Lavandou, French Riviera (FR)

From $ 458
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6 32,81 ft

Pollença, Mallorca (ES)

From $ 727
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Star Fisher 34

10 36,09 ft

Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca (ES)

From $ 850
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Royal Charters Mallorca

14 41,01 ft

Can Picafort, Mallorca (ES)

From $ 129
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice


10 32,81 ft

Port Olimpic, Barcelona (ES)

From $ 1509
Deposit non-refundable