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The Cheetahs Of The Sea

The Wahoo is a pelagic fish found in all the world’s tropical and subtropical waters, including the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. It’s often referred to as ‘Ono’, which means ‘delicious’ in Hawaiian and is valued amongst anglers for its fantastic eating and excellent sport fishing qualities. Also known as the Pacific kingfish, it is closely related to the King Mackerel or Spanish Mackerel.

Wahoo have a relatively short life span and only live for around nine years but are fast-growing. They tend to feed in solidarity or loose-knit groups of two or three fish, and their diet consists of a range of baitfish and squid. With a large mouth packed full of sharp serrated teeth, the Wahoo can render large prey into bite-sized pieces, allowing it to eat fish much more significant than themselves. They average around 30lb to 40lb in size; however, fish of over 80lb are not uncommon. The largest specimen ever recorded was a fish of 2.5m in length and 150lb in weight.

They are lean, mean hunting machines and often referred to as the ‘Cheetah Of The Sea’ because they are among the fastest fish in the ocean. They’re also incredibly beautiful, with iridescent, grey-blue vertical stripes running the length of their flank. Big game fishing anglers can target them in many different ways, using both bait and lures; however, the most popular and effective way is to troll for them.

Below are the top destinations in the world for Wahoo Fishing.

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.

Panama Big Game Sport Fishing Lodge

Every sport fisherman has heard of stories of how world-class the fishery is in Panama and it's no wondering when Panama is the home to so many IGFA records of all manner of species and our lodge is right in the thick of it. The Gulf of Chiriquí is a real treasure of Panama and with the likes of world-renowned areas such as Hannibal Bank and Isla Montuosa being the fishing grounds

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.

Zancudo Lodge Costa Rica

The Zancudo Lodge, where over 70 IGFA records have been set, is world-renowned for its lure and fly fishing inshore and offshore and its finest service. You will receive access to all the required fishing tackle from ultra-light to heavy fly fishing tackle with all poppers, lures, jigs and small flies will also be included.

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.

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.

Blue Marlin Fishing Madeira

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.

Palmas de Cortez Mexico

Palma de Cortez resort in Mexico is the ideal big game fishing destination. Not only is the resort located next to all the prime fishing grounds but all tackle is included too. On top of this, we now offer light tackle packages on all Panga boats for bait fishing which include all hooks, weights and leaders free for you to use.

Hosted Big Game Fishing Baja Mexico

Our fully hosted holidays to Mexico have been running for many years and this is due to how incredible both offshore and inshore fishing is, for a huge variety of different species. Each year we help many anglers catch their target species and 9 times out of 10 these anglers will book year after year. Fully packaged for your convenience.

Pacific Sailfish Guatemala

Guatemala is the most prolific and talked about Sailfish destination in the world. Home to so many world records it really is classed as the number one place in the world. With regular 50 shot days in peak season and 15 – 25 shots on a regular day you will soon find your self realising that this part of the world is a must visit Sailfish destination.

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