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Flying Fish

Turn your Maldivian dreams into reality by fishing with Flying Fish. Operating out of the breathtaking Male, Captain Ahmed Ihushan will do everything to show you the best of fishing the area has to offer.

He invites you to have an adventure of a lifetime aboard the “Flying Fish,” an 85’ custom-built motor yacht that can take up to 14 anglers fishing at the same time. Powered by a 265 HP Yanmar engine, this beauty combines all the comforts of a luxurious yacht with game fishing experience.

Flying Fish is a true mansion on the water – it’ fully air-conditioned, has a luxurious kitchen, 7 bedrooms with toilets, a sun deck, multimedia systems, as well as everything you’ll need for a successful day of fishing.

Your adventure will start with the crew picking you up at the airport, free of charge. The captain will show you the best offshore, reef, and wreck fisheries and teach you the most efficient techniques, including trolling, spinning, and jigging. Depending on the bite and your preferences, you’ll get the chance to reel in some of the most prestigious game species, such as Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Grouper, Barracuda, and many others.

Food and drinks (apart from alcohol) are covered by the charter, along with fishing licenses and catch cleaning. Just bring your own fishing gear and you’re good to go. There’s no minimum age so make sure to bring your little ones on an adventure they’ll remember for years to come.

Don’t wait a second longer and book your unforgettable experience today!



About the Captain

Ahmed Ihushan
Malé, Maldives
Born and raised in the breathtaking Maldives, Captain Ahmed Ihushan is an experienced and passionate local fisherman who can't wait to show his customers what the area has to offer when it comes to fishing. His favorite style is spearfishing but he's very knowledgeable of the other styles as well. Join him on the water and you'll get to learn a lot, no matter your experience level.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin

Boat specs

Custom-built boat (Motor yacht) originally built in 1994, and restored in 2006. Powered by a 265HP Yanmar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 10 knots.

Length
85 ft
Capacity
14 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Kitchen

Trip includes

Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Malé to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No minimum age
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Bank Transfer

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FAQs about Flying Fish

Flying Fish offers the following trip to customers:
  • $199 per day per person - Overnight Trip (1 day)

When you book a trip with Flying Fish, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Life Jackets

Trips booked with Flying Fish include:
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch

Flying Fish offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Flying Fish offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Flying Fish include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Trevally (Giant)
  • Wahoo