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The Best Fishing on Madeira

 The Best Fishing on Madeira

Why fishing on Madeira

Madeira offers amazing trips targeting big game pelagic such as Blue and White Marlin, Bluefin and Bigeye Tuna, Mako Sharks and Mahi Mahi, as well as many other great fish famous for their taste or tenacity such as Wahoo, Amberjack, Barracuda and Red Snapper.

Madeira and especial Calheta is world famous for the Blue marlin. The Blue Marlin World cup witch take place every year on the 4th of July was won in 2015, 2016 and 2019 from the harbor of Calheta. 

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The captains proud ''The Neverland''

The NeverLand is an American-built Bertram 28 ft cruiser. Bertram yachts pioneered Ray Hunt’s deep-V hull design in the offshore boating category – setting an industry standard for builders in its class. The Bertram yachts are reinventing the industry standard – taking construction and luxury beyond the status quo.

Powered by twin new Volvo Penta 225 HP engines and with a top speed of 30 Knots, you will waste no time getting out to the deepest waters, especially seeing as they are right outside the harbor!

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The boat comes fully-rigged with the best fishing tackle and electronics around, including Raymarine GPS and fishfinder, and Shimano reels ranging from 30 to 130 lbs. The rapalas brands are (amongst others) Luhrs & Williamson. It also boasts a fighting chair, head, Lifewell, outriggers, a spacious interior and flybridge where you can relax in between bites.

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The captains offer

Captain JL and his first mate are both experienced fisherman with a wealth of local knowledge, and are tireless in their efforts to get everyone hooked onto the fight of their life in one of the best and most beautiful big game fishing spots in the world.

All trips come with fishing licenses for all on board. You are also more than welcome to bring your own snorkeling or scuba diving gear and go diving off the boat.

Madeira exclusive offers half and full day fishing trips. you can choose between bottom fishing, light tackle and the real thing ” Big Game Fishing”. We also can make a special fishing package Holliday for you inclusive accommodation. What do you think about a big game fishing week or weekend with you fishing mates?

October and November Tuna fishing package

Best fishing time for Bluefin Tuna is October and November, and there are great fishing opportunities for the Tuna Albacore during the long season from February to November, though some surprising catches can be made during off season, too. Due to the fact that it is greatly valued as a fine delicacy, the Big Eye Tuna is the most important Tuna for the local fishery.

This package is a fisherman’s dream. If you are planning a stay on Madeira, either alone, with your partner or a group (up to 4 persons) . Everything is included in this package: Airport transfer, full-day fishing trips, and B&B at the captains house, where you can have a more personal experience and chat about the daily catches. The only thing you need to arrange is the flights (however, if you wish we can also assist with finding the best flights for you) and the rest will be arranged by us.

The prices shown include: Airport transfer, Full-Day Fishing Trips, Fishing gear, Lunch , drinks & snacks during the trips, and stayover in the captains house or hotel.  

4 days, 3 nights, 2 full days off fishing, based on 4 people: 600 euro p.p.

5 days, 4 nights, 3 full days off fishing, based on 4 people: 900 euro p.p.

The Flaghouse, also known as the Embassy, is also the captain’s house. As soon as you arrive you will understand why JL & his wife love it so much! The 180º sea view is stunning, the surroundings are fantastic , we near everything. Also, the climate in Estreito da Calheta is the best of the island.

For other periods or combinations please contact us. 

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