• Richard and our guide cradling a nice size Ebro Catfish caught on our carp and Catfish fishing holidays
  • Carp and Catfish fishing holidays on Spain's famous river Ebro, we have been running these holidays for over 8 years now so there are well tried and tested.
  • A nice brach of small cats, come catch these catfish each and everyday with Sportquest Holidays
  • Very happy customer holding a huge Ebro Catfish. Catfish fishing holidays River Ebro with Sportquest Holidays
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Carp & Catfish Fishing River Ebro Spain

The River Ebro is renowned as one of the mega Ton up Catfish waters in the world. 

This is catfish fishing at its best, for the experienced or for those who have never even caught a catfish this trip is designed for you. On our trips an amazing one out of five catfish are over the magical TON-100lb. In fact to date, nobody who has been on a weeks holiday has failed to catch, in fact you would be unlucky to return home without a ton plus fish. This is where you can experience and feel the power of these mighty predatory fish. On a recent trip in Feb this year we popped over for two days just to see how the river was fishing. We fished only one day and landed six cats all over 100LB with the last one a cracking 156LB. 

The river Ebro is world famous for its Catfish fishing, but one little known fact is in the upper reaches the Common Carp fishing is truly second to none. Over the years we have been fishing this area concentrating on the catfish with live baits. All the time while fishing we have seen hundreds of carp rolling, crashing and feeding right in the margins. Transfixed on the cat fishing it was always something we planned to do at a later date. It was only when we started to fish for the Catfish with pellets. (Which is still new to the upper reaches of the Ebro) that we started to catch Common Carp after Common Carp. These fish average over 22lb and in all probability is the first time they have ever been caught and by introducing small quantities of pellets you can catch these fish at an alarming occurrence. 

This trip is truly designed for the more adventurous angler. The bank fishing for carp and cats in this area is still very much virginal and well worth the trip. Its also a great place to experiment with baiting and fishing techniques. Remember this trip is also for Catfish and with 1 out of every 5 fish being over the magical 100lb what else could you possibly want? Our trips are based in the town of Caspe which over looks the dammed part of the river Ebro. This is known by several names “The Top Lake”, “Lake Caspe”, Embalsa de Mequinenza” or “Mar de Aragon” The section of river that we fish starts at the large dam just above Mequinenza, from which the water backs up some 120km to the village of Escatron. In places it is over 3km wide and has depths over 70m. This trip includes all the basics you need. Your guide will transport you to different areas of the river. At the end of each day you will be transferred back to the main launch area. All tackle, rods reels bank sticks and buzzers are provided, (mostly Fox). Bait is not provided you can purchase these at 60Euros for 20kilo of pellets (This has to be paid locally)


Coarse Fishing 



Season: All Year
Peak: May to October
Weight: 4lb to 210lb
Average Weight: 80lb

Season: All Year
Peak: May to October
Weight: 2lb to 53lb
Average Weight: 18lb


Note: these figures are complied with catch reports over 5 years, however they can be effected by adverse weather.
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Flights, transfers, all meals, tackle, guided fishing and licences (photocopy of passport must be sent in with booking form).


Holiday insurance, personal items, and local tips (recommendation 50 Euros per week).Bait is not provided you can purchase these at 60Euros for 20kilo of pellets (This has to be paid locally)


Flight upgrades available.


A machine-readable passport with at least 6 months before expiry. 


No vaccinations currently required.


All details of visa and medical requirements are correct at time of press. However, please check these requirements for changes. 


There is no additional airport departure tax when leaving Spain.


UK - Spain (approx 2hrs)


Approx 1.5 hrs.
other activities


In many parts of Spain, particularly Andalucia in the south, walking holidays are combined with other activities such as yoga, painting and Spanish culture (flamenco, Spanish cooking and language lessons might be provided along with daily guided walks).


Flamenco is the traditional song and dance of the Gypsies (flamencos) of Andalusia. Its history can be traced over several centuries from Gypsy, Moorish, Andalucian, and other roots. Its evolution is a source of great debate with no accepted explanation of how flamenco resulted from the cultural influences of such diverse regions as North Africa, Southern Europe and the near and Far East. Flamenco has never been more popular in Spain and abroad than it is today with a new generation of new flamenco performers in the post-Franco era who have broadened flamenco's appeal to an international audience, so why not visit and have a go?

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