Captain Hook’s "Calipso"

Get ready for a true Bay of Bengal welcome aboard Captain Hook’s “Calipso,” as you explore the rich waters of the Indian Ocean in search of monster fish. There’s no commercial fishing in the productive waters around Havelock Island, so you’ll have it all to yourself. Come aboard and put your skills to the test to land the fish of your dreams.

Captain Qutub Taher will personally make sure that you have everything you need for a fun-filled day out. He moved to the island from Bangalore to work in the fishing industry, before falling in love with sportfishing. He started his own charter company to make sure that others can have the same experience as him, and promises to do everything he can to make sure you have a holiday to remember.

The “Calipso” is a 35’ Yamaha center console. She was built in Dubai, specifically for fishing the range of waters on offer in the Indian Ocean. Up to 4 guests are welcome aboard the spacious vessel to make yourselves at home, while the crew will take care of your every need. Take advantage of the free drinks and a full lunch to stay refreshed, while also engaging in some thrilling fishing.

You’ll spend your time popping, jigging, and live baiting for a long list of exciting fish. Get ready for a serious battle as the monster fish here promise to do whatever they can to get off the end of your line. Prepare to be blown away by Giant and Bluefin Trevallies, Yellowfin, Dogtooth, and Skipjack Tuna, along with Bonito, Groupers, Snappers, Jacks, Barracuda, Wahoo, and much more.

Everything you need for a productive day out awaits you on board, but feel free to bring your own fishing gear. If you want to discover the waters up close and personal, you’ll also have the chance to go snorkeling too. All Capt. Qutub asks is that you swing by Captain Hook’s Activity Center a day before to finalize your trip details.

The range of fishing in Havelock Island will leave you mindblown. Come aboard Captain Hook’s “Calipso” and see for yourself!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Apr 30
    $800
    up to 4 persons
    Get the most out of the rich waters of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, as you spend a full day exploring its rich, crystal clear waters in search of monster fish. With a dedicated crew, aboard a custom-built boat, you'll have everything you need for a productive day, so get ready to test your angling skills against such beautiful fish as Groupers, Snappers, Tuna, Jacks, Bonito, Trevallies, and many more. Fish the whole day or mix it up with snorkeling and get even more from your holiday.
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About the Captain

Qutub Taher
Havelock, India
4 Customer Reviews
Response time 8 hours
Member since May 2014
I came to the Andaman Islands from Bangalore to work for a Grouper fish export company, and just fell in love with the Islands. I found sportfishing to be much more satisfying than the company work, and decided to start a charter for sportfishing called Captain Hook's Sportfishing! My wife and I work together to ensure that our charter is operated as a fishing enthusiast's outfit rather then a business – this allows our passion to shine through. We also operate a fishing lodge at the sea shore on Havelock Island, where we are based. Come aboard and get ready to explore these waters with us. Tight lines!

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Bonito Bonito
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)

Trevally (Bluefin) Trevally (Bluefin)
Trevally (Giant) Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Dogtooth) Tuna (Dogtooth)
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Yamaha (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Lunch

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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4.75
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
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Bob P.
Serbia
 4.00
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We flyfishermen are bloody mad!

VERIFIED   April 17, 2016
Qutab worked very hard Great onshore person arranging all logistics He speaks wonderful English; good story teller.
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Joy
 5.00
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Great Day

January 23, 2014
From the beginning to the end we loved Andaman Sport Fishing. We were with a kid and didn’t want to go offshore so Qutub...
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 5.00
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The excellent trip

March 19, 2016
This is the first time to Havelock. They’re professional, good on fish and very good service. We’ve...
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Unforgettable!

April 16, 2014
Very helpful and amicable staff made this trip the best thing in Andamans. Both fishing and diving was great and we ended up...
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