Madeira for many years has produced some of the worlds biggest Blue Marlin and back in 1995, 1996 and 1997 Madeira was the world cup winner. So, if you are a true specimen hunter, we can’t think of a better place to head to for a fish of a lifetime. Perfect for a family getaway with it only being a couple of hour’s flight.
Big Game Fishing Madeira
The fishing in Madeira proves year after year to be excellent for big game fishing due to fish over 800lb inhabiting the waters. These waters surrounding Madeira are deep and prove to be a top destination for those anglers wanting to target a monster Blue Marlin or fast fighting Wahoo. This is the perfect destination for trophy hunter anglers and those wishing to target that one fish of a lifetime with big Blue Marlin up to and over the magic 1000lb barrier.
The Wahoo season in Madeira is by far the best in Europe and, if you of yet have not hooked a Wahoo, then you are in for treat, as these fish are simply known as the ‘Cheetah’s of the Sea’. The season is very short and runs from September to December, so spaces fill fast, as these specimens are fast becoming a very popular fish.
Madeira is an area made up of 4 islands off the coast of Northwest Africa but is a Portuguese region. The fishing in Madeira is incredible due to the deep waters surrounding these Islands. These extremely deep waters are full of fish and nutrients meaning the aquatic life in the seas surrounding Madeira are in abundance.
These waters hold some truly monstrous fish which makes the chance for anglers to join the grander club a reality. The capture of a massive Blue Marlin by the boats when fishing in Madeira is what draws the trophy fish hunting angler to Madeira year after year. Not only is it big Blue Marlin that attract anglers to Madeira but also the Majestic White Marlin and big-eyed Tuna which can create some spectacular sport for those who are fishing on the boats here.
When September and October arrive the waters of Madeira come alive with a great Wahoo run. These hard fighting and athletic fish make the sport at this time of year very exciting and draws anglers back year after year. The big game fishing in Madeira always proves to be up there with the best of the best for trophy fish.
If big game fishing in Madeira is something you would love to experience contact our big game fishing team who can help plan and book your perfect fishing holiday.