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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $509
    Start off your day with fishing in the inshore waters of Pula. You'll be fishing mostly for Seabream and Pandora, delicious fish that also happen to be fun to catch. Everything is provided on the boat, you just need to show up and have a good time.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (Night)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    $509
    Maybe you prefer to cast your lines under the cover of darkness, and if that's the case, then this evening trip with Capt. Michele is just what the doctor ordered. You'll target Pandora, Dentex, Seabream, and maybe you catch an eel as well.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    $1,018
    You'll have 8 hours to explore the nearshore bite with Capt. Michele. The main targets for the day are Seabass, Pandora, Seabream, Dentex, and the list goes on. Remember to pack a lunch and jump aboard.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,527
    This 12-hour adventure allows you to tap into the best of what the Adriatic Sea has to offer. You could hook into an array of species – anything from Conger Eel and Seabream to Dentex and big Seabass is in the cards. Bring your lunch and good mood, that's all you'll need on this trip.
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About the Captain

Michele Catela
Pula, Croatia
ID & License verified
3 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2022
Captain Michele has been fishing the Adriatic Sea for years, before finally deciding to turn his love of fishing into a career. Nowadays, Michele runs trips out of Verudela and knows where to go to give his customers a memorable fishing time.

About this listing

Targeted species

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

Boat specs

Kingfisher (Dive boat) originally built in 1999, and restored in 2022. Powered by 2 200HP Volvo engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 16 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
12 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Snorkeling Equipment
Kitchen

Trip includes

Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

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 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.6 / 5
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Very good
4.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (4)
Evening\/Night trip 7pm-midnight
Half day trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Emanuele T.
Milan, Italy
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Evening/Night trip 7pm-midnight

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (Night) on August 12, 2022
Our experience was absolutely nice! Boat is perfect, captain Michele always took care of us. The istrian food he served us...
Emanuele T. recommends Kingfisher
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Rene L.
Crikvenica, Croatia
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 28, 2022
I wanted to get some tuna instead we ended up fishing regulär. But non of all the trip was worth his money even I did not...
Rene L. recommends Kingfisher
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Dominik P.
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 (AM) on August 29, 2022
Dominik P. recommends Kingfisher
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FAQs about Kingfisher

Kingfisher offers the following trips to customers:
  • €500 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • €500 per group - Half Day Trip (Night) (4 hours)
  • €1,000 per group - Full Day Trip – Nearshore (8 hours)
  • €1,500 per group - Full Day Trip – Offshore (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Kingfisher, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Radar

Trips booked with Kingfisher include:
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Kingfisher offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Kingfisher offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Kingfisher include:
  • Common Pandora
  • Conger Eel
  • Dentex
  • Gilt-head (Seabream)
  • Seabass (European)