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!



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  • Private trip
    Barehanded Octopus Fishing
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $366
    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.
  • Private trip
    3-Day Island Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Day Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    $748
    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
    24 Hour Desert Island Fishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    1 Day Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $814
    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
    Full Day Live Bait Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $896
    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
    Full Day Bluefin Tuna Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $1,272
    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.
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About the Captain

Andrea Giard
Siracusa, Italy
3 Fishing Reports
14 Customer reviews
Response time 26 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.

About this listing

Targeted species

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

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

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, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 12 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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David G.
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NEW  Full Day Bluefin Tuna Fishing on July 23, 2022
My father and I booked a fishing trip with Andrea. It was a fantastic experience. We were targeting Mediterranean Spearfish...
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Rg P.
Bucharest, Bucuresti
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Full Day Bluefin Tuna Fishing on August 20, 2021
My son’s wish for his 18’th birthday present was to fish a tuna on the sea. We choose Etna Spinners and Andrea as our guide,...
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Mike B.
Italy
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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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John M.
Imsida, L-Imsida
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Full Day Bluefin Tuna Fishing on August 4, 2021
What a day!! It has been a fantastic experience….Andrea and Benny are very professional and will do everything possible to...
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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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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)
  • €1,250 per group, additional €100 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
  • Radar
  • Life Jackets

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)