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Species Spotlight: Robalo

Species: Robalo Scientific Name: Eleginops maclovinus Also known as: Patagonian Blennie, Rock Cod, Falkland Mullet. The Robalo, also known as the Patagonia Blennie, Rock Cod and Falkland Mullet, is a saltwater fish found in South America. They resemble a European Sea Bass and are a South Atlantic cousin of the Common Snook. They are blue and brown in appearance with a silvery yellow […]
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Tips for Fly Fishing in Clear Water

There are several things to consider with regards to casting at fish in skinny clear water with a fly rod. Fish in this kind of water are particularly susceptible to spooking and any angler wishing to be successful when targeting these fish should try their utmost to prevent ‘the spook’. The Cast This is probably the single most common way […]

Top Fly Fishing Holidays That Include Tackle

Many top fly fishing lodges are realising that for the less frequent travellers or for some of the more unique tackle specifications that having fishing tackle at the lodge and either including it in the price of the holiday or available to rent for a small fee is of great help to those visiting them. With these lodges doing such […]

The Best Hosted Fishing Destinations

Every year our hosted trips become increasingly popular and sell out very quickly. This is due to them being cheaper than travelling as a single angler, the expert advice, the experience of our hosts, and the exclusive destinations we have. Below we have listed our favourite hosted trips, in no particular order. Crocodile Bay fishing resort – Costa Rica  Every […]

Top 10 Tarpon Fishing Holiday Destinations

The Tarpon, also known as the Silver King, is famed for its astonishing size, beautiful armoured scales and impressive fighting style. Found in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, inhabiting coastal waters, estuaries, lagoons, and rivers, it’s held in extremely high regard amongst the angling community. Each year thousands of rods travel from around the globe to fish for this […]

Avalon Fishing Centre Liveaboards – Cuba

When saltwater fly fishing in Cuba, we utilise their stunning range of Liveaboards, of which there are seven to choose from, all of which can be booked on request. WHY CHOOSE A LIVEABOARD ON YOUR FISHING HOLIDAY?  Liveaboards are popular forms of accommodation for anglers travelling around the globe, as they make the perfect base to operate from, not just […]

Why you need to buy travel insurance at the same time you book your holiday

If you’ve booked a holiday and are already counting down the days, we advise taking the time in advance to buy yourself travel insurance. While none of us want to think about things that could go wrong in the time between booking and jetting off – for example, illness, bereavement or redundancy – taking out a policy early could potentially […]

10 Tips to Improve Your Fly Fishing

Besides the rod, reel, waders and flies, there’s something else that sets you apart from other fishermen. You love your sport enough to do it all day, every day. As a dedicated fly fisherman, you relish the idea of spending the rest of your life getting better and better at the only outdoor sport that really matters. Add to your […]

The best Family Fishing Holidays

For many years Sportquest Holidays has been sending happy customers all over the world in search of their dream fishing locations. What we have started to find is that the angler is now, more and more, wanting places to go that are a little more family-friendly. Some fishing locations around the world, you will find the accommodation to be ok […]

Understanding The Fish Species Of The Seychelles

As many of you already know Seychelles is a mecca for any serious fly angler and has become one of our top-selling destinations. All of the operations we represent in Seychelles provides saltwater fly fishing at the next level in the Indian ocean. What makes the destination so popular is a big list, one thing for certain that attracts the […]
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