Azores Fishing and Adventures

Azores Fishing and Adventures offers you the chance to explore the incredible waters around Sao Miguel, targeting the pelagic monsters and inshore gamefish which grow to such incredible sizes here. Choose between half and full-day charters chasing anything from Bluefish to Blue Marlin and get ready for a fishing trip you will never forget.

The Azores are famous for their instant drop-off and huge numbers of big game pelagics. This is one of the best places on the planet to try for a grander Blue Marlin, and White Marlin also reach monster sizes. The Tuna bite is just as good, with Bluefin, Yellowfin, Bigeye, and Albacore Tunas arriving up in force every summer.

Sao Miguel is also home to a range of inshore gamefish. Bluefish and Barracuda hunt along the rocky shoreline while Amberjack, Triggerfish, and Grouper patrol deep reefs just a cast or two from land. Throw in Bonito and Little Tunny, and you have endless light tackle action.

It takes an adaptable boat to make the most of these waters. Luckily, Capt. Pedro’s 23’ Tecninautica walkaround is just that. The vessel boasts a range of electronics to get you locked on your chosen species and outriggers to troll multiple lines at once, doubling your chance of hooking a winner.

Once you do find fish, the boat’s Shimano rods and reels will let you fish with confidence, while her quality lures make sure no fish can resist your hooks. Azores Fishing and Adventures are strong believers in sustainable angling. All Billfish are released and you can also release Tuna if you choose to.

Everything you need for the fishing itself is ready and waiting onboard. You will be given snacks and drinks to keep you going, and fishing licenses are included for everyone onboard. Just bring your camera, sunscreen, and comfortable clothing, and jump aboard - the fish won’t wait forever!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $371
    Spend the morning bottom fishing, jigging and, trolling just a stone's throw from shore for Bluefish, Barracuda, Triggerfish, Amberjack, and more on this 4-hour trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    $371
    Spend the afternoon chasing Bluefish, Barracuda, Triggerfish, Amberjack, and more right along the coastline on this 4-hour inshore fishing trip
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Big Game (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $550
    The Azores are one of the best places in the world to try your hand at big game fishing. The numbers of Billfish and Tuna here are simply incredible and you can catch them just a couple of miles from shore. That's exactly what you'll be doing on this 4-hour deep sea charter.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Big Game (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    $550
    Spend the afternoon locked in battle with Marlin, Spearfish, Tuna, and more on this 4-hour big game fishing trip.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $611
    Spend the whole day inshore, chasing anything from Bluefish and Barracuda to Amberjack and Triggerfish just a couple of casts from shore. The water drops so quickly around these islands that you can bring in monster fish as soon as you leave the dock. With a full 8 hours onboard, that's exactly what you'll do!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Big Game
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $804
    If you're after Billfish Grand Slams and some of the biggest Tuna in the sea, this is the trip for you. With Blue and White Marlin, Bluefin, Yellowfin, Bigeye, and Albacore Tuna, and plenty of Mahi Mahi and Wahoo to cap it all off, you really have to bring your A-game in these waters. Are you up to the challenge?
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About the Captain

Pedro Rodrigues
Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
5 Fishing Reports
14 Customer reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since January 2014
Captain Pedro Rodrigues has spent his entire life living and fishing in the deep waters around the Azores. Born and raised right here, he has spent the last 30 years perfecting his skills and improving himself as an angler and a guide. Capt. Pedro loved the Azores, loves the epic sportfishing here, and he wouldn't change it for the world.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito

Boat specs

Tecninautica (Walkaround) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
2 to 20miles

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Full private toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Outriggers
Ice Box
Radio

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano
Lures
Snacks
Cookies
Drinks
Water, beer.
First Mate
Fishing License

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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Aged 5 and up
Crew Keeps Catch
Crew always keeps catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Tunas etc. may be released if the client wants
Catch and Release Mandatory
Billfish

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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 14 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (12)
Half Day Trip with Pedro!
Half Day Trip with Pedro!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
58%
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Suay B.
Ponta Delgada, Azores
Excellent
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Half Day Trip with Captain Perdo.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Big Game (AM) on May 19, 2022
We had such a great time! Our experience had to be postponed a couple of times due to the weather but Captain Pedro kept me...
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Lisa S.
Lisbon, Lisbon
Excellent
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Very good experience

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM) on July 26, 2022
We took a half day in shore trip and had a really good time. The captain speaks very good English and is very knowledgeable...
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Tomas F.
Ribeira Brava, Madeira
Excellent
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Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day Big Game Fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Big Game (PM) on June 29, 2022
We had little luck and didn’t caught a fish, which was obviously a bit disappointing, but captain Pedro and Andre did everything...
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Stefan F.
Felgueiras, Porto
Excellent
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Excellent
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Half day trip wirh pedro

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM) on June 22, 2022
The captain is absolutly experienced, very friendly. Equipment and boat are high quality. A good fisherman with lots of good...
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Cait D.
North Reading, MA
Excellent
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Half Day Trip with Pedro!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM) on August 1, 2022
Wow! Amazing day! Great knowledge of the island and was very kind and helpful!
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FAQs about Azores Fishing and Adventures

Azores Fishing and Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • €365 per group - Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • €365 per group - Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • €540 per group - Half Day Trip - Big Game (AM) (4 hours)
  • €540 per group - Half Day Trip - Big Game (PM) (4 hours)
  • €600 per group - Full Day Trip - Inshore (8 hours)
  • €790 per group - Full Day Trip - Big Game (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Azores Fishing and Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Full private toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radio
  • Life Jackets

Trips booked with Azores Fishing and Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano)
  • Lures
  • Snacks (Cookies)
  • Drinks (Water, beer.)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Azores Fishing and Adventures offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (2 to 20miles)

Azores Fishing and Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Azores Fishing and Adventures include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)