Mao Big Game Fishing

Mao Big Game Fishing is ideally situated on the east coast of Mauritius, close to some of the world’s best fishing action just beyond the coral barrier reef. They offer experienced anglers and beginners alike the chance to fight huge Blue Marlins and other exciting game fish all year round in the wonderful climate of Mauritus. 

You will be fishing aboard Mao, a 45 ft custom built sport fishing yacht that is ideally suited to catching big game in the clear blue waters of Mauritius. Powered by twin 300 HP Izusu engines, the boat is powerful enough to get you to the best local fishing spots. It is equipped with a full range of navigational equipment and features a spacious, covered flybridge, and has an air conditioned interior with a head, as well as a seating area with a table where you can relax during your trip. For the best fishing experience, the boat is equipped with outriggers, downriggers, a center rigger, tuna tubes and three fighting chairs. The boat comfortably accommodates up to ten anglers.

Mao Big Game Fishing’s experienced crew and top of the range gear will ensure you’re in the best possible position to fish for Blue and Black Marlin, as well as Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo and more. All the tackle and lures you will need during your fishing trip will be provided free of charge, and drinks are also included in the price of the trip.


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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 6:50 AM
    US$ 916
    up to 10 persons
    This includes free pick-up in the East region as well as drinks on-board, a lunch box including Ham (Chicken) & Cheese Baguette, Sauteed Chicken Baguette, Snacks & Fruits. The full day trip gives you the time to fish for the big ones, with Black and Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo and more all possible target fish. Any Food Allergies should be informed as we can change the menu.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 434
    up to 10 persons
    This includes free pick-up in the East region as well as drinks on-board, a lunch box including Ham (Chicken) & Cheese Baguette, Sauteed Chicken Baguette, Snacks & Fruits. Targeted species are Mahi Mahi, Wahoo and more all possible target fish. Any Food Allergies should be informed as we can change the menu.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 434
    up to 10 persons
    This includes free pick-up in the East region as well as drinks on-board, a lunch box including Ham (Chicken) & Cheese Baguette, Sauteed Chicken Baguette, Snacks & Fruits. Targeted species are Mahi Mahi, Wahoo and more all possible target fish. Any Food Allergies should be informed as we can change the menu.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black)

Marlin (Blue)
Sailfish
Spearfish (Longbill)
Swordfish

Tuna (Dogtooth)
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Custom built boat (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2001, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 300HP Isuzu engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
45 ft
Capacity
10 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Lunch

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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 Charter Operator

Mao Big Game Fishing
Royal Road, Trou D'Eau Douce, Mauritius
Member since February 2016
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The passion for fishing is our moto. We at MAO we are passionate in sharing our experience and know-how of catching the legendary Black or Blue Marlin. Our Goal when we set the engine on in the morning is to come back with the legend... So feel free to contact us and we will be happy to share a half day or a full day Charter with you and our pricing policy is very fair.
Response time: 8 hours
Response rate: 91%

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Ludwig Brecher
Johannesburg, Gauteng
 5.00
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Hald day trip with the Mao Boat crue

VERIFIED   May 13, 2017
The captain was very professional in setting up the bait and fishing rods. They were very good in spotting the birds and try...
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Steve Riding
Dubai, Dubayy
 5.00
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Great Mormings Fishing

VERIFIED   April 26, 2016
We were picked up from our hotel at 6:30am by our captain, Jean, and on the water by 7:00am. We caught 8 tuna of a good size...
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Tobias Langhoff
Port Louis, Port Louis District
 4.67
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Half day trip with John

VERIFIED   February 28, 2017
Nice crew and top Equipment. The Boat is big enough for about 6 person. We where two and caught three tuna. Thanks to John....
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