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Andaman Islands | Fishing Holidays

The Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands are hundreds of Volcanic Islands located in the Bay of Bengal and are home to some of the worlds best popper fishing holidays for GT’s and jigging fishing holidays for Dogtooth Tuna. Our fully guided fishing holidays to the Andaman Islands offers anglers the chance to battle it out on topwater lure fishing holidays with Giant Trevallies that are classed as the biggest in the world. The little Andamans is also a lesser-known island but offers some insane GT fishing and can be visited while on your Popper fishing holiday in the Andamans. Along with our guide, you will be fishing from purpose-built popper fishing charters in Andamans as our guides are local fishing experts and will put you in the right place at the right time. Your Andaman Islands Fishing holiday will see you land at Port Blair for some excellent GT fishing and then transferred to local accommodation. It’s not just the GT fishing in the Andamans that attracts so many anglers target, as the jigging in Andamans is superb for the many different Groupers and huge Dogtooth tuna that are regularly caught. Why not make Andaman Islands fishing holiday your next adventure.

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The Andaman Islands are an archipelago located in the Bay of Bengal that is part of the Indian Ocean. These Islands are a group of Islands in the Indian Ocean, consisting of a total number of 572 islands of which only 36 are inhabited. The Andaman Islands fishing Holiday are vast in numbers but only a few are inhabited. A number of these inhabited Islands are strictly off-limits to visitors due to the sensitive nature of the tribal inhabitants. This just shows how fishing in the Andaman Islands is a real adventure for the travelling angler to experience.


The main species while popper fishing in the Andaman Islands will be the GT or Giant Trevally these grow really big in this area. Popper fishing for GT’s in the Andaman Islands is insane and the GT fishing videos prove this. Patrolling the waters surrounding the Andaman Islands are brutal Dog Tooth Tuna. These fish will smash your lure and put up a fight as they desperately try to shake the hooks. One minute you will be on the retrieve and a split second later your line will be peeling off at warp speed as a monstrous Dogtooth Tuna screams away from you. Other incredible species roaming the waters include Sailfish and Marlin, tons of different Groupers and many other reef fish.


Tackle needed for GT fishing in the Andaman Islands consists of good quality Pe8 or Pe10 rated spinning rods, fixed spool spinning reels such as Shimano Stella SW 8000, SW 10000 HG and SW 18000 HG size reels.


A 38ft monohull custom-built FRP vessel which has been designed to fish tropical waters. The large open deck and low gunnels make these boat the ultimate popping and jigging platform and with the anti-skid deck makes this an excellent boat to chase down some of the worlds hardest fighting fishes. Most popper fishing boats are powered by Twin 250 fuel injected 4 stroke Yamaha engines for a safe, quiet and reliable ride. The latest Garmin 10 inch touchscreen GPS/Fishfinder makes navigation very efficient and easy. The factory-fitted transducers allow for deep jigging. The GPS is paired with the VHF for ship-to-shore communication so we are in touch when necessary. The boat also carries SOLAS and MMD.


At Sportquest Holidays we have dedicated teams of experts specialising in their own fields and have years of experience. Our dedicated popper and jig fishing team are experts and will help you design your very own popper and jig fishing holiday. If you are new to the sport of lure fishing holidays then they will help assist you all the way. We have our very own Sportquest Holidays Facebook page and even a dedicated Popper and big game Facebook group where you will find special offers, last-minute trips and also lots of tips to make your trips successful. We have also written many blogs to help you along the way from Species Spotlights from Dogtooth Tuna GT’s, Protective Clothing for fishing in the Sun , Top 10 tips for a successful Popper fishing  and top tips for speed jigging  If you have any questions about our Andaman Islands fishing trips our experienced team are happy to help. You can contact us in the office on 01603 407596 or make an enquiry HERE

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