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Successful Popper Fishing Techniques

When it comes to using the best popper fishing techniques, we would ideally love to give you the best advice possible, in turn giving you the best chances whilst you are out there. Are popper fishing techniques the only thing to consider before my trip? With most of our popper fishing destinations, there are certain things you need to consider […]
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Top 13 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 top 13 hosted trips, in no particular order. Crocodile Bay fishing resort – Costa Rica  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Tips On Using a Speed Jig

The style of speed jigging is predominately done over deep water as it covers the entire depth from top to bottom and can be very effective for predators. If your lure is worked correctly then it should imitate a fish in distress that is fleeing from a predator which will entice the predator to strike. Some of the most common […]

Species Spotlight: Jack Crevalle

Species: Jack Crevalle Scientific Name: Caranx Hippos Also known as: Common Jack, Toro, Cavally, Cavalla and Horse Crevalle Description: This voracious predator feeds mainly on smaller fishes which it often chases to the shoreline or against sea walls. When they are found in open deeper water the Jacks will surround their prey and force them into a tight ball then […]
Sailfish Fishing

Species Spotlight: The Sailfish

Name: Indo-Pacific Sailfish or Atlantic Sailfish Also known as: The Sailfish Scientific Name: Istiophorus platypterus Sailfish Description: The Sailfish start their lives as tiny larvae no bigger than a few millimetres but their growth rate in the first years is immense just like many other members of the Billfish family. When they are fully grown, they can reach lengths of […]
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Species Spotlight: Mahi Mahi (Dorado)

The Mahi Mahi is one of the Oceans prettiest fish and will readily hit lures and dead baits presented by anglers who are big game fishing. The Dorado will provide anglers using light tackle with endless fun as they hit hard and run fast when hooked. Name: Mahi-Mahi Also known as: Dorado, Dolphinfish Scientific Name: Coryphaena Hippurus Mahi Mahi Description: […]
Short Haul Flights

Short-haul flight Fishing Destinations

For many years Sportquest Holidays have searched the world high and low so we can bring you some of the most exciting fishing destinations known to mankind and not always do we have to look far. Some of the best waters can be found by only travelling a few hours by plane. Places such as the might River Ebro in […]

Species Spotlight: Amberjack

Name: Amberjack Also known as: N/A Scientific name: Seriola dumerili Description: Amberjacks are tough, fast game fish from the family Carangidae, that are found in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.  Amberjacks are normally an olive-green colour or brownish-black in colour. Amberjacks are the largest of the jacks and these fish usually have dark stripes extending from nose to in front of their dorsal fins. […]
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