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Fishing Indian Ocean
The Indian Ocean is a truly magical place, nowhere on Earth can boast the vast array of animal life that resides within its waters. This, in turn, makes fishing in the Indian Ocean a must do experience. With the Indian Ocean being so rich in nutrients and small fish, the larger species that predate on these baitfish are here in abundance.
Calling all single saltwater fly anglers, the perfect hosted fly fishing holiday for GT'S to one of the best destinations in the world. This exclusive week is designed to coincide with peak time & tides to fish for GT'S of monster proportions along with a ton of other amazing species. Defiantly not a fly fishing trip to be missed.
Providence is the final frontier! It is the largest fishable coral atoll in the Indian Ocean. The hottest and newest destination in the Seychelles for all fly fishermen, who have ever wanted to target huge GT’s and monster Bonefish. This Atoll ranks among the best fly-fishing destinations in the world.
Previously St Brandon’s was run as a live aboard operation, as foreigners were not permitted by the Mauritian authorities to stay on land. The last 5 years of hard work have finally paid off and we are excited to announce the beginning of a new era in this project, the St Brandon’s land-based experience!
A true paradise where one can wade and sight fish to an impressive variety of species such as, Bonefish, Trevally including the ferocious Giant Trevally, the finicky Permit, Triggerfish, Bumphead Parrotfish and Milkfish. Farquhar is best known for the sheer diversity of species it offers anglers fortunate enough to visit her shores.
The Indian Ocean is the planet’s third largest ocean, reaching as far west as Africa and as far east as Australia. This vast expanse of salt water can provide some of the best saltwater fishing known to man.
One of the most sought-after species residing within these waters is the lightning fast and ultra-aggressive hitting Giant Trevally. Anglers travelling to fish in destinations like the Seychelles have the chance to battle with some very large specimens and every year monster GT’s are caught here.
Another favourite target when fishing in the Indian Ocean is the Bonefish. This fish is renowned for being a stealthy ninja. One minute you will see a shadow and in a split second, it is gone. These fish are called the ghost of the flats for this very reason. Along with Bonefish and GT’s you can also expect to come face to face with other species like Permit and Milkfish.
It is not only the fly fishing in the Indian Ocean that draws anglers from all over the globe, the saltwater lure and popper fishing is very special here too. Destinations such as the Andaman Islands and Madagascar provide outstanding saltwater lure and popper fishing with species such as Dogtooth Tuna, Giant Trevally, Sailfish and Marlin being caught around these areas.
With some of the oceans most sought-after fish species, it is no surprise that the Indian Ocean is the destination on many anglers must fish list. The Indian ocean is one of nature’s most plush oceans and any angler travelling to fish in the Indian Ocean is in for a fishing experience that will never be forgotten.