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Giant Trevally Fishing Holidays An Exciting Saltwater Fish

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The Gangster Of The Flats

The Giant Trevally is a species of large marine fish and is classified as part of the Jack family; it’s distributed throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific Ocean region, and it inhabits a wide range of offshore and in-shore environments. Most commonly found in shallow coastal waters, including coral and rocky reefs, lagoons, channels and tidal flats. The fish maraud across the atolls and shallow estuaries, like packs of hoodlums, and the way they operate is nothing less than brutal. It’s easy to see why they’re known as the ‘Gangsters Of The Flats’.

A true apex predator in most of its habitats, the GT is an acute hunter, feeding individually and in schools. It feasts on a diet of crustaceans, cephalopods, molluscs and a range of baitfish; it’s also known to employ several novel hunting strategies, including shadowing monk seals to pick off escaping prey, as well as using sharks to ambush prey. Amazingly, footage released in 2017 on Blue Planet II revealed a group of fish hunting birds, specifically targeting fledgelings still learning to fly and adults unfortunate enough to pass low enough, allowing the fish to pounce on them.

The anglers first encounter with a Giant Trevally will be an electrifying experience; they can destroy tackle and ego, leaving all in their wake. They’re incredibly fast, mighty powerful and grow to enormous proportions. Fish to over 180lb have been recorded, and fish over 100lbs, especially around the Hawaiian Islands, are not uncommon. Once considered impossible to land on fly fishing tackle, they are becoming one of the top target species for saltwater fly fishing anglers.

Below are the top destinations in the world for Giant Trevally Fishing.

Fanning Island Fly Fishing

Described as the island that time forgot, Fanning is an exciting tropical island paradise with abundant saltwater fly fishing opportunities. Travelling rods who’ve been lucky enough to visit this incredible destination haven’t even scratched the surface, and the range of saltwater species that inhabit its waters have rarely seen a human, let alone an anglers fly.

Baboon Point Mozambique

For many years now, here at Sportquest, we have been searching for a destination that offers anglers the chance to do battle with huge Giant Trevally without the need of a boat, and we have finally found it, with Baboon Point Lodge in Mozambique - A destination that's sure to set the shore fishing market alight.

Nubian Flats Sudan

Nubian Flats is home to some of the best saltwater fly fishing available with miles of untouched and unspoilt areas to explore. Previously these waters were inaccessible until now. With our partners, we can now offer two liveaboard fly fishing operations, one in the north and a longer trip in the deep south giving you access to some of the most virginal saltwater fly fishing around.

Popper & Jig Fishing Papua New Guinea

Every lure angler across the globe has heard of the phenomenal fishing opportunities that Papua New Guinea (PNG) has to offer. From the amazing surface popper action for huge Giant Trevally to the deeper reef edges for patrolling Dogtooth Tuna and the wonderfully coloured Wrasse. PNG offers an abundance of world-class fishing opportunities.

Hosted Rodrigues Island Mauritius

Due to the amazing fishing at Rodrigues Island, Sportquest Holidays decided to put on their very own hosted Jig fishing trip to the fish packed waters that surround Rodrigues Island in Mauritius. This trip is for the anglers out there who seek adventure and excitement with some pretty extreme fishing for fish that absolutely pull your arms off.

Vertical Jig Fishing Rodrigues

This fishing adventure is like no others out there! Rodrigues Island in Mauritius offers anglers a unique opportunity to fish for some of the worlds most incredible species. The fishing style used is completely down to you and we can tailor the itinerary to suit how you wish to fish and the species you wish to target.

Cosmoledo Atoll Seychelles

Cosmoledo Atoll in Seychelles is the ultimate saltwater fly fishing experience. Each week just 12 lucky anglers with 6 guides get to explore this vast area in search of a very impressive species list. If you are looking for world-class saltwater flats fishing, with everything from big Bones to monster GT'S then look no further.

Astove Atoll Seychelles

Astove Atoll gives six lucky anglers each week the exclusivity of one of the wildest, most rugged atolls on the globe for a wide range of saltwater flats species. This is a wild, secluded and remarkably remote small-scale destination for anglers seeking adventure and a unique fishing experience not to be missed.

Alphonse Island Seychelles

Alphonse Island needs to be experienced to be believed. It's famed for its world-class saltwater fly fishing for numerous flats species, quiet picnics on secluded beaches, sunset cruises with loved ones, mesmerising encounters with marine life and blissful pampering treatments all set within some of the most picture-perfect surroundings on earth.

Fishing Adventures Andaman Islands

Andaman Island fishing offers a huge variety of species and all are only a short boat ride from the mainland. Exclusive to Sportquest Holidays we have put together this remarkable fully guided fishing adventure. This exciting destination is located in the Bay of Bengal on some of the most stunning tropical islands the world has to offer.

Popper Fishing Madagascar

Looking for your next extreme fishing adventure? Well, we are extremely pleased to be able to offer the very best popper and jig fishing Madagascar has to offer. Utilising our live aboard Catamaran and top of the range sport boats, you will be fishing a huge diverse range of unspoilt and un-fished areas.

Ikari House Christmas Island

Ikari House on Christmas Island is a unique and natural operation that magically combines all the elements critical to fly fishing success. Endless hard sand flats, remarkable numbers of cruising fish, the best guides on the island and consistent year-round weather is what awaits all who visit this unique atoll.

Hosted Ikari House Christmas Island

Our famous hosted trips to Christmas island have become legendary; they offer you the best saltwater fly fishing along with world-class popper jig fishing. Combine this with light offshore trolling provides one of the most diverse fisheries in the world. A fishing adventure that should not miss at any cost.

Farquhar Lodge Seychelles

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.

Providence Atoll Seychelles

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.

St Brandons Atoll Mauritius

Deep within the Indian Ocean, due east of Madagascar and 300 miles northeast of the island of Mauritius, lies an obscure and seldom visited atoll. St. Brandon’s atoll is a wade fisherman’s paradise blessed with enormous hard sand flats and staggering numbers of huge Bonefish making it on of the best Bonefish fishing destinations in the world.

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