Shiyax Sports Fishing runs angling trips out of Malé and offers to show you what the local fishery is all about.

The crew will do their best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. He specializes in light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, fly fishing, big game fishing, handline, jigging, popping, and spinning, all to get you on that bite. This involves 3 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Barracuda, Tuna, Dolphin, Grouper, Bohar Snapper, and Marlin, depending on the season and conditions on the day.

Your adventure begins on board a 22’ Offshore Yachts boat that can fit a maximum of 5 anglers. The boat is fitted with an ice box. All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing.

Fishing licenses aren’t included, so make sure to get them prior to the trip. You can keep anything you catch, as long as it’s legal to do so.

There will be complimentary drinks aboard for your convenience during the trip, but feel free to bring your own drinks or snacks if you prefer.

This is a children-friendly charter, so you’re welcome to bring your kids on for a fun fishing adventure.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Shiyax Sports Fishing.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Oct 30
    $150
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Fly Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $250
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $300
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $300
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Deep Jigging
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $350
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $500
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Tuna
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $600
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FAQs about Shiyax Sports Fishing

Shiyax Sports Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $150 per group - 3 Hour Trip (3 hours)
  • $250 per group - Half Day Trip – Fly Fishing (4 hours)
  • $300 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $300 per group - Half Day Trip – Trolling (4 hours)
  • $350 per group - Half Day Trip – Deep Jigging (4 hours)
  • $500 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $600 per group - Full Day Trip – Tuna (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Shiyax Sports Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Shiyax Sports Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Shiyax Sports Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Shiyax Sports Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Shiyax Sports Fishing include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bohar Snapper
  • Bonefish
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Squid
  • Trevally (Giant)
  • Tuna (Bigeye)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)

Meet the Charter Operator

Shiyax Sports Fishing
Malé, Maldives
16 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since July 2022
The Shiyax Sports Fishing is owned by Captain Shiyax, who has over 25 years of experience in the fishing industry. He and his able crew have extensive local knowledge that allows them to get you to the hot spots fast.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bohar Snapper Bohar Snapper
Bonefish Bonefish
Cobia Cobia

Boat specs

Offshore Yachts Pvt. Ltd (Sportfishing) originally built in 2019. Powered by 2 60HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 16 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (24)
Half day trip
Half day trip
Great Team and Well Knowledgeable
+21
Angler rating
12
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
81%
Appropriate for children
70%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
100%
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Paul S.
Malé, Maldives
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 30, 2023
Had an amazing experience with Hassan. As an inexperienced sea fisherman Hassan and Lute really looked after me. Went to some...
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Mark D. H.
Malé, Maldives
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome Day!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on December 23, 2022
The Captain and crew were well experienced and extremely welcoming! The day started slowly but gave me time to get some technical...
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Zakaria E.
Doha, Qatar
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great Team and Well Knowledgeable

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Deep Jigging on April 23, 2023
I recommend Hassan and his team as they are very friendly and helpful. They know their way around and they can land you on...
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Tim E.
Stephanskirchen, Germany
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full Day of Casting

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 17, 2023
I travelled a lot thru the world for fishing But that was the best of all. We Caught a lot of fish together, Gts red Bass And...
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Darren C.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   October 10, 2023
The charter operator canceled on trip date. This is an automated posting.
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