Fishing in Martinique

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Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, between Dominica, Santa Lucia and Barbados, the colourful island of Martinique is perfect for family holidays and ...

Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, between Dominica, Santa Lucia and Barbados, the colourful island of Martinique is perfect for family holidays and couples’ retreats. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, this is the ideal destination for water sports, scuba diving and kitesurfing.

Martinique waters are world-renowned for their game fish. So, during your stay, don't forget to go fishing in Martinique. Offshore fishing you may expect wahoo, dorado, marlin, sailfish and yellowfin tuna. Smaller open boats usually use traditional fishing techniques - handlines for example - to catch different species of reeffish.

Spinfishing species such as jack crevalle and barracuda can be targeted.

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Most popular fishing boats charters in Martinique

Reel Adventure

8 41,01 ft

Fort-de-France, Martinique (MQUE)

From $1080
Deposit non-refundable

Capocabana

6 26,25 ft

Le Carbet, Martinique (MQUE)

From $486
Deposit non-refundable

Amélia 2

5 27,89 ft

Anses d'Arlet, Martinique (MQUE)

From $1296
Deposit non-refundable

Reviews from the users

Everything was nice and good, the boat, the Crew, the Tackle. Unfortunately we just had one bite in 6 hours.
Ingo Golavsek

3 boats for charter near by Martinique

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Fishing in Martinique is world-renowned because of its location. The island is part of the Lesser Antilles, a volcanic island arc that stretches from Puerto Rico in the north to Grenada in the south. They form the eastern boundary of the Caribbean Sea with the Atlantic Ocean.

These islands emerged from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean by lava emissions millions of years ago. The sea floor is a paradise for sea fishing in Martinique and the other Caribbean Islands. On the west side of Martinique, the sea floor falls to over 1000 meter (3300 ft) deep only 3 nautical miles from the coast. The east side of the island features a plateau, but then it also plunges to over 1000 meters (3300 ft) of depth.

These offshore waters are world-renowned for big game fishing in Martinique. Here, you'll find wahoo, dorado, tuna, shark and marlin.

Top sport fishing species in Martinique

FISHING SEASON IN Martinique

The best time to go offshore fishing in Martinique is from June to January.

Although blue marlin and sailfish are around all year round, the best time of year for marlin fishing in Martinique is December, January and February.
Barracuda, wahoo and skipjack tuna are around all year round.

Dorado can be found in Martinique from November to February.

Key takeaways

Avg Capacity: 6 people
Popular fishing techniques: Jigging, Bottom Fishing, Tuna fishing
Average price: $0 per day
Low season price: $486 per day
High season price: $1512 per day
Included: Fishing tackle, Fishing License, Bait & lures

Frequently asked questions about fishing in Martinique

According to our customers, some of the most popular fishing charters in Martinique are:
Reel Adventure
Capocabana
Amélia 2

Depending on the boat, a fishing charter in Martinique can accommodate up to 8 passangers, although most charters are for 6 people.

Typically in a charter in Martinique, a fishing boat charter will include the use of the boat, Fishing tackle, Fishing License, Bait & lures. Some charters may also include Snacks and Drinks, while others may allow you to bring your own.

On average, the prices for a fishing trip in Martinique are around $175 per hour. However, prices can vary depending on factors such as the duration of the trip, the size of the boat, and the number of people. For shorter fishing trips and smaller boats, prices can start as low as $486 for 5 hours and 6 people. During the high season, prices can increase up to $1512 for a 8-hour-trip with 8 people.

The types of fish you can catch on a fishing charter in Martinique will depend on the time of year. Some common fish species that can be caught in Martinique include: Yellowfin Tuna, Blue Marlin, Dorado, Wahoo, Barracuda, Jack Crevalle.

In Martinique you can do a variety of fishing methods including Jigging, Bottom Fishing, Tuna fishing, Trolling, Marlin fishing, Spin Fishing. Regulations and restrictions vary depending on the species.

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