Oceantur Azores Sportfishing -Rabão

Departing out of Ponta Delgada Bay, Captain Carlos Linhares and his team at Oceantur Azores Sportfishing put their clients on top of the hottest bite.

Head to that angling paradise of Azores in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Bring your family, friends, or fishing buddies and get ready to fill the boat with exciting catches. Whether you’re an adventurer who wants to try something different on their next vacation or a die-hard angler looking for the biggest fish in the ocean – Capt. Carlos has got you covered.

His beautiful Rabão is a professional offshore sport fishing boat. Recently restored, she comes powered by twin engines and is fully outfitted with Humminbird, Raymarine, and Koden electronics.

The Rabão has even more than just all the comforts of home. With Wi-Fi available on board, you can start a live video right from the boat. You can take a nap on one of the two beds in between in the bites or make yourself a nice cup of coffee. With her 33’ of excellence, the Rabão is fully ready to take you to the finest grounds around. The only thing she’s missing is you!

Get ready to be amazed not only by the breathtaking nature and picturesque landscapes, but also by the waters that hold great numbers of fish. There is everything to your liking, from Sharks and Mahi Mahi to Amberjack, Tuna, and Marlin.

Book a half-day adventure if you have a busy schedule and hop on board. You will be provided with Penn International gear, top-quality lures, and drinks. Cancel all your plans and go for a full-day adventure and enjoy a hot meal on board. The opportunities are limitless!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Coastal Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $509
    Fish along the coast for Triggerfish, Grouper, Sea Bream, Rockfish, Barracuda, Bonito... and the list just keeps going!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Big Game Fishing
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $611
    This trip will take you anywhere from 8 up to 25 miles offshore for Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and many more.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Coastal Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $814
    Step on board to enjoy a full-day adventure with hot meals included in the price. Fish for anything that patrols the waters along the coast, including Sea Bream, Triggerfish, and many more. Bring your friends with you!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $1,221
    Enjoy the ultimate offshore extravaganza, fishing 8-25 miles offshore for Tuna, Wahoo, Marlin, and other species. Hot meals will be provided on board.
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About the Captain

Carlos Linhares
Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
11 Fishing Reports
6 Customer reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since January 2014
Captain Carlos Linhares operates the Rabão and Scorpion fishing vessels with his team of professional anglers. From jigging and night fishing, bottom fishing and big game fishing to exciting adventures to the Gulf Stream for Marlins and Tuna – they can do it all. Captain Carlos is a bilingual fisherman with over a decade of experience on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

Pacemaker (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1980, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 460HP Perkins Sabre engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
1 mile
Offshore Fishing
all the islands
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Penn International - Barros Finisterra
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Usually for Shark, Tuna and at night for Swordfish
Handline
Spearfishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Humminbird, Raymarine
Fishfinder
Koden, Humminbird
Bed
Two on the front

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Only Penn International gear
Live Bait
Possible to catch on the trip
Lures
Desperado, Fronteira, Black Bart, Kona, JT
Catch cleaning & filleting
Arrangement with some restaurants
Drinks
Non-alcoholic beverages
First Mate
The boat counts usually with 3 members
Fishing License
Included in the price
Lunch
Hot meals Included in the price (full day only)

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
From all ages
You Keep Catch
By agreement - enough for dinner
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory
Marlin only

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Photo by reviewers (1)
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Angler Rating
2
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
33%
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Jon S.
United Arab Emirates
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Carlos

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Big Game Fishing on July 25, 2022
Great two days fishing. Thank you for looking after us so well. Look forward to coming back very soon
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REIJO P.
Poland, ME
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

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VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip - Big Game Fishing on September 5, 2022
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Holly C.
Asheville, North Carolina
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

August fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Big Game Fishing on August 2, 2018
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FAQs about Oceantur Azores Sportfishing -Rabão

Oceantur Azores Sportfishing -Rabão offers the following trips to customers:
  • €500 per group - Half Day Trip - Coastal Fishing (5 hours)
  • €600 per group - Half Day Trip - Big Game Fishing (5 hours)
  • €800 per group - Full Day Trip - Coastal Fishing (8 hours)
  • €1,200 per group - Full Day Trip - Big Game Fishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Oceantur Azores Sportfishing -Rabão, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS Humminbird, Raymarine
  • Fishfinder Koden, Humminbird
  • Bed Two on the front
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well 2 live bait tanks
  • Kitchen Freezer, microwave, coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System Wireless internet onboard
  • Outriggers 2 plus centerrigger
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box
  • Radar Raymarine

Trips booked with Oceantur Azores Sportfishing -Rabão include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Only Penn International gear)
  • Live Bait (Possible to catch on the trip)
  • Lures (Desperado, Fronteira, Black Bart, Kona, JT)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Arrangement with some restaurants)
  • Drinks (Non-alcoholic beverages)
  • First Mate (The boat counts usually with 3 members )
  • Fishing License (Included in the price)
  • Lunch (Hot meals Included in the price (full day only))

Oceantur Azores Sportfishing -Rabão offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing (1 mile)
  • Offshore Fishing (all the islands)
  • Reef Fishing

Oceantur Azores Sportfishing -Rabão offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling (Penn International - Barros Finisterra)
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing (Usually for Shark, Tuna and at night for Swordfish)
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Oceantur Azores Sportfishing -Rabão include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bluefish
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Shark (Blue)
  • Spearfish (Longbill)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Wahoo