Sicily Fishing & Lodging

Sicily Fishing offers the most unforgettable shore and boat fishing adventures in the paradise island of Sicily. They will take you fishing from one of the many starting points such as Catania, Syracuse, Palermo, Cefalù, Taormina, and Noto. The array of islands and fishing destinations is just huge, and can even include shipwrecks.

Sicily is located in the middle of the Mediterranean sea and is surrounded by many small and wild-nature islands. You will find mouth-watering food, incredible history, volcanos, natural sauna caves, hot springs, and other attractions unique to this beautiful island.

You’ll be fishing aboard a 27’ custom-built saltwater fishing boat. The boat is powered by twin 250 HP Suzuki engines, allowing you to reach the fishing grounds in the blink of an eye. There’s a toilet and a shower on board for your convenience, and a wireless trolling motor so you can approach those fearful specimens.

The fishing is excellent and can be done year-round and in all weather conditions. Some of the best game fish that call these waters home will be your target species. You can catch Bluefin Tuna, Barracuda, Amberjack, Seabass, Bluefish, Mediterranean Snapper, Grouper, Swordfish, and more.

An adventurous 4-day fishing trip in Sicily includes transfer from all Sicilian Airports, internal airplane/ferries, lodge, off-road car on-site, fishing licenses, fishing guide, and extreme sessions equipment, refreshments, a guide for exploration and activities, reflex and actions cameras.

Guests will stay in a nice local lodge with all comforts, like wi-fi, barbecue, and a full kitchen. The lodges are located close to fishing spots. Meals can be added to the package on request. Sicilian food and wines of Mediterranean cuisine are always provided.

Explore this beautiful island with Sicily Fishing $ Lodging and have a fishing adventure you won’t forget!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Bluefin Tuna Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $1,122
    Looking for huge Bluefin Tuna off the east coast of Sicily? This is the trip for you! You’ll be trolling live bait or drifting around the drop-off and underwater mountains. Other target species include Mahi Mahi, Swordfish, and more pelagic predators. Catch and release is encouraged! Starting points include Catania, Syracuse, Palermo, Cefalù, Taormina, and Noto. It is possible to depart the day before the fishing session and stay on the spot in order to be ready on the fishing day.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Live Bait Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,039
    One of the best fishing techniques to practice in the Mediterranean to target almost all the major predator species is active bottom trolling. Depending on the season your main target may be the Dentex or the Amberjack. However, many species of Groupers, Pink Dentex, Barracuda, Red Porgy and other predators, including bycatch species like Bluefin Tuna, Dorado, False Albacore, Bluerunner, Bluefish, and Bonito. This type of fishing usually includes the possibility to join the bait fishing part (2h-3h).
  • Private trip
    24 Hour Desert Island Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    1 Day Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $944
    24h camping and fishing on a deserted island. Shore fishing with hard bait off the rocks, spin fishing for Barracuda, barehanded Octopus fishing, and collecting Sea Urchins. Food (normally the caught fish), transfers, boat transfers, guiding, sleeping in a tent, camping, and fishing equipment provided.
  • Private trip
    3-Day Island Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Day Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    $868
    On a 3-day trip, it's possible to do 3 full-day boat fishing sessions or 7 shore fishing sessions. If the weather is bad, it's possible to mix boat fishing and shore fishing. Besides fishing, this tour offers a variety of other activities, including sightseeing, and exploration. The price includes 3 boat fishing sessions (7 hours) or 7 shore fishing sessions, good quality lodging, fishing gear, full-time guiding, rental vehicle, and pickup at the internal airport. Contact the captain for more information.
  • Private trip
    Barehanded Octopus Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $425
    Embark on a unique experience, visit some of the most spectacular corners of the Sicilian Coast, and catch Octopus with your hands under the guidance of an expert local. You'll be using a Sicilian traditional technique that mixes snorkeling, Octopus fishing, and freediving when necessary. This is usually a NO KILL technique.
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About the Captain

Andrea Giard
Siracusa, Italy
3 Fishing Reports
11 Customer Reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since November 2016
Always been travelling for fishing in Sicily with my father and grandfather from my childhood, after my architect degree decided to change life and jump into tourism and adventure trips to work with my passion for fishing and wild places of Sicily and some other hotspots around the world like Canary islands and Africa. Today I guide also wild and adventurous trips in Sicily. I'm also a fishing videomaker and reporter, Shimano Italy ambassador.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Pacific) Barracuda (Pacific)
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito

Dentex Dentex
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Grouper (Black)
Grouper (Dusky) Grouper (Dusky)

Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Seabass (European) Seabass (European)
Spearfish (Longbill) Spearfish (Longbill)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)

Boat Specs

Custom built boat (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2010. Powered by 2 250HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 42 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
PayPal

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
67%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Mike B.
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Bluefin Tuna Fishing!!!

Full Day Bluefin Tuna Fishing on August 30, 2020
Awesome Charter!!! We went out to fish for Bluefin Tuna and had a great time. It was a beautiful day, the boat was more than...
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Blue fin tuna with Andrea

VERIFIED   Full Day Bluefin Tuna Fishing on June 16, 2021
From pickup to drop-off, the experience was tailor-fit with extra TLC complete with a light meal on the boat. Andrea was the...
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Dan H.
Amsterdam, North Holland
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Incredible Half Day fishing for the Mighty Dentex

September 24, 2020
First off Andrea is a phenomenal host and guide. We started fishing for Calamari bait at 3.30am to get ready for a morning...
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Patrick P.
Noto, Sicily
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Spontanous individual daytrip

Full Day Live Bait Trolling on September 24, 2020
We had a nice spountanous trip with our 13 month old daughter for mixed fishing. Guide Andrea and captain beniamino were perfect...
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Bluefin with Andrea

Full Day Bluefin Tuna Fishing on June 21, 2020
Awesome day on the water with Andrea. We were scheduled the weekend prior but advised by Andrea to wait an extra week for a...
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FAQs about Sicily Fishing & Lodging

Sicily Fishing & Lodging offers the following trips to customers:
  • €180 per person - Barehanded Octopus Fishing (6 hours)
  • €735 per day per group, additional €100 per person after 2 guests - 3-Day Island Fishing Trip (3 days)
  • €750 per day per group, additional €50 per person after 1 guest - 24 Hour Desert Island Fishing Trip (1 day)
  • €880 per group, additional €50 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Live Bait Trolling (6 hours)
  • €950 per group, additional €150 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Bluefin Tuna Fishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Sicily Fishing & Lodging, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Sicily Fishing & Lodging include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch

Sicily Fishing & Lodging offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Sicily Fishing & Lodging offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Sicily Fishing & Lodging include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Pacific)
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Dentex
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Dusky)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Seabass (European)
  • Spearfish (Longbill)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)