Tightlines – Portimão

Join Tightlines Portugal on an incredible adventure off the beautiful coast of Portimão. Your captain for the day, Mario, is a local angler with decades of experience fishing the Algarve region. He caters his trips to deep sea enthusiasts, looking to go offshore in search of big trophy fish, but can also accommodate beginners as well.

Your boat for the day is a 27’ Starfisher offshore vessel, equipped with all the amenities necessary for a successful day on the water. She comes with state-of-the-art navigational electronics, outriggers, a multimedia system, and a private toilet. The boat is spacious, accommodating up to 6 guests, and children above the ages of 6 are welcome aboard.

You’ll have the chance to choose between a wide range of techniques, including trolling, bottom fishing, jigging, spinning, popping, and drifting. Some of your target species include Dentex, Common Pandora, Gilt-head Seabream, and Conger Eel. You’ll also be able to go after big game fish such as Blue and White Marlin, Swordfish, Bluefin Tuna, and Mahi Mahi.

Capt. Mario keeps an assortment of top-quality brands of fishing equipment you can use. Your fishing license, as well as catch cleaning and filleting services, are also included in the price. All you have to bring is sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and your choice of food and beverages.

Invite the family on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the Algarve region of Portugal. Capt. Mario will take care of everything you need so you can enjoy fun day of fishing. Start planning your getaway today and choose Tightlines Portugal for your next fishing adventure!



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  • Private trip
    15 Hour Trip – Night Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    15 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $1,162
    price breakdown
    $1,162
    This fishing trip will see you fishing into the night, targeting the elusive Swordfish. On the way back in the morning, you'll be able to go after Tuna and Marlin as well. Rods, reels, bait, and licenses are included in the price of the trip.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – White Marlin
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 5
    $1,162
    price breakdown
    $1,162
    Your main target species on this trip is White Marlin. Your captain will provide all necessary fishing tackle and bait, and your fishing license is included as well. Just be sure to bring sun protection and feel free to bring some snacks and drinks for the ride.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bluefin Tuna
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 5
    $872
    price breakdown
    $872
    This trip will see you chasing the prestigious Bluefin Tuna off the beautiful coast of Portimão. Rods, reels, bait, and tackle, as well as your fishing license, are included in the price. All you have to bring is sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and snacks and drinks, and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Shark
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Dec 5
    $581
    price breakdown
    $581
    Your main target on this trip is Mako Shark. This tough-fighting fish will give you a run for your money, so be sure to bring extra elbow grease and willpower to subdue the beast! Rods, reels, tackle, and licenses are included in the price. Just be sure to bring some sun protection and feel free to bring your own food and beverages.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $523
    price breakdown
    $523
    On this trip, your main focus is bottom fishing. You'll be able to hook into species like Dentex, Common Pandora, Conger Eel, and Gilt-head Seabream. Your captain will supply the rods and reels, as well as your fishing license. Just remember to bring sun protection and feel free to pack some snacks and drinks for the ride.
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About the Charter Operator

Tightlines Portugal
Portimão, Portugal
1 Fishing Reports
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 20 hours
Member since April 2016
Tightlines Portugal is a dynamic duo of professional captains who have fished all over the world. Skippers Martin and Mario have over 6 decades of experience and have fished far and wide – from Portugal all the way to Australia. Capt. Martin competes in the World Marlin Championship, the prestigious Marlin tournament organized on every 4th of July. Capt. Mario has been fishing his whole life, owns a tackle shop, and makes gear for the Portuguese national fishing team. They love meeting people from all over the globe and introducing them to the beautiful world of fishing in Portugal!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Common Pandora Common Pandora
Conger Eel Conger Eel
Dentex Dentex
Gilt-head (Seabream) Gilt-head (Seabream)

Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)
Swordfish Swordfish
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)

Boat Specs

Starfisher (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 260HP Volvo Penta engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Multimedia System
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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

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Ghalya A.
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Full day Shark fishing

VERIFIED   June 25, 2020
Had an amazing time with Skipper Mario, He was so sweet and very Knowledgeable of the equipment and Marine life . We...
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