Le Dodo - Marlin Tours Mauritius

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Jetty At Centre De Peche Du No…
Trou Aux Biches, Mauritius

Le Dodo is a 36’ sportfishing machine, powered by twin Cummins diesel engines, with maintenance on a weekly basis. The vessel comes equipped with GPS and VHF radio, echo-sounder and emergency rockets.

As far as fishing equipment is concerned, the crew utilizes recent models of notable fishing brands, to make sure you are provided with the best service possible. The boat mainly features high-quality tackle by Penn International. Two outriggers, a single centerrigger as well as Penn downriggers can all be found on board, in mint condition.

Le Dodo is the current record holder for Blue Marlin catch in Mauritius, which stands at 1430 lbs. On the other hand, the crew enjoys running family fishing trips just as well. The Le Dodo team is headed by Jerome Douce, company leader and Le Dodo‘s captain, together with their highly skilled Mate, Bruno Rencier. Both of them will put their years of experience and fishing skills to use to ensure you have a great experience on the water.

Le Dodo’s seasoned team will do everything they can to make sure your trip is a success. The warm waters, tropical weather and premier fishing hotspots are just some of the reasons Mauritius is visited each year by traveling anglers from around the world. Some of the species you’ll have the opportunity to target include Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi and many other popular pelagics frequenting the offshore grounds.

The Big Game Fishing Boat “Le Dodo” is available at the jetty of Centre de Peche du Nord, Trou aux Biches.

Le Dodo is a 36’ sportfishing machine, powered by twin Cummins diesel engines, with maintenance on a weekly basis. The vessel comes equipped with GPS and VHF radio, echo-sounder and emergency rockets.

As far as fishing equipment is concern


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  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 581 private charter
  • Half Day Trip
    5 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 441 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs

GRNW - Mauritian brand (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1990, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 290HP Cummins Turbo engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Handline
Targeted Species
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
Marlin (Black)

 
Marlin (Blue)
 
Marlin (Striped)

 
Sailfish
 
Shark (Mako)

 
Tuna (Dogtooth)
 
Tuna (Skipjack)

 
Tuna (Yellowfin)
 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
two
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Penn International
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Soft drinks & water
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Trou Aux Biches to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
Crew Keeps Catch
Payment

30% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

About the Captain

Jerome Douce
Trou Aux Biches, Mauritius
Member since December 2013
Jerome Douce is the captain of Le Dodo, a highly skilled angler with wealth of knowledge when it comes to fishing the productive waters of Mauritius. In the recent years, that vast experience has helped Jerome develop somewhat of a 'sixth sense' for locating fish quickly and effectively - just ask our previous customers! Together with his right hand on deck, our 1.st Mate Bruno Rencier, they're working hand in hand
Response time: 3 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.43 out of 5 stars from 7 reviews

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I was fishing in many different countries of the world,but what happens on the
11th of january2018 was absolutly cracy.At 6.30h we start fishing up to the North.On the way we catch two small tunas.When we arrived the famous EMILIA BANK we got a massive Sailfish-triple hookup.With 9 lines in the water the chaos was perfect.But with the help of Jerome and Bruno we got all of them.
I shared the trip with a nice couple from poland.It was a perfect start for Lucas at his first offshore fishing trip ever.But it was not enough….
After one hour trolling we get the next Action.The result was a nice Blue Marlin.
-no time to celebrate,lures back in the water the Show must go on.
One hour later Lucas was in fight with his first Blue Marlin.After a hard fight we had our second Marlin in the boat.Now it was time to celebrate,we had a lot of fun.
I can highly recommend the Le Dodo-Team(Antoinette,Jerome,Bruno,Volker)
Thank you

Fished January 11, 2018
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The crew picked us up at our hotel and drove us to the boat. The boat was already prepared and was ready to go as soon as we arrived. The crew was changing lures all the time and always looking for signs of fish. After a while we got a few yellow fin tunas on the hook and the fishing was underway. It was very exciting! Then a marlin caught the lure and the fishing experiance went from very good to best of my life. The big marlin gave areal fight and the crew, Bruno (acted as my personal trainer) and Jerome steered the boat. After 1,5 hours we had landed the marlin! Bruno and Jerome was extremly professional and knew exactly what to do and guided me in every step. I can really recommend this trip. The service, the professionalism, the sixth senes of the crew made this a experiance of a lifetime! Thank you!

Fished December 20, 2017
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The boat was very old and there excive vibrating by the engines which made us sick we are both good in rough conditions but we struggled to stand on the deck because it was vibrating that bad the kit was very old which did not matter really but my main gripe is I paid over 600 dollars and spent 3 hours troaling for tuna is that for our bennifit or the boats I booked to fish for Marlin not chasing flocks of birds for tuna. They took video and pictures I wish we had done that because that was another 60 dollars on top for a USB stick. A disappointing trip this was my third trip out in Mauritus fishing.

Fished December 1, 2016
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Fishing Reports

2 Blue Marlins for „Le Dodo“ Trou aux Bi

February 15, 2018

We landed today 2 nice Blue Marlins on our way to the golden North Read Full Report →


Strong Blue Marlin for Dr.Florian Borutt

January 28, 2018

After heading to the north, we got this beuty between Tomy and Emilia Bank on our way home Read Full Report →