Deceiver - Makaira Adventure

Praia Campanha
Santo Antonio, São Tomé and Prín…

Deceiver - Makira Lodge is a boat you will remember your entire life, for it will take you to the honey pot of BIllfish in the beautiful blue waters of Santo Antonio. If you are looking for an all-inclusive deep sea fishing adventure, Makaira Lodge on Principe Island could just be the place for you as they are the operators of Deceiver fishing tours. You will enjoy the perfect setting of a private beach with a friendly atmosphere on this paradise island, surrounded by some of the best game fishing in the world.

You will fish aboard the luxurious 41-foot custom G & S boat called Deceiver, which was originally built in 2011 and is powered by two 450 HP Cummins engines. This beautifully appointed vessel is equipped with everything you could ask for on a deep sea fishing excursion such as a fighting chair, a full trolling spread made up of outriggers, downriggers and a center rigger. It also has plenty of storage space for live bait which makes it the perfect vessel to fish from if you want to catch a Blue Marlin. You will also find air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen and a private bathroom complete with a shower.

Deceiver - Makaira Lodge will take you fishing in some of the most Marlin-populated waters around Principe Island. With Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo and many more desirable species available all year round, this unique fishery is bound to make for a rewarding charter. The boat is professionally crewed and is fitted with custom rods and all necessary equipment ranging from light to heavy tackle. The team operate a catch and release policy on Billfish, believing that preserving the species is paramount to maintaining the healthy seas that surround them.

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Boat Specs

G & S (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2011. Powered by 2 450HP Cummins engines.

41 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Flounder Gigging
Targeted Species
Marlin (Blue)

Tuna (Yellowfin)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Tiagras and Custom Rods
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Pro Staff
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 60 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Santo Antonio to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

25% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Bank Transfer.

About the Captain

Bert Bouchard
Santo Antonio, São Tomé and Príncipe
Member since January 2016
Captain Bert is a passionate game fisherman, and has single-handedly revived the Marlin fishery in São Tomé and Príncipe. He is also the Top Tagging Captain for Sailfish in the Atlantic Ocean as voted for by thousands of participants in The Billfish Foundation International Competition.