Azores Fishing Experience – NSTours

Azores Fishing Experience is your best choice to enjoy some fine angling on the waters of Portugal. You will cruise from the north shore of S. Miguel island with one of the best guides in the area. During your trip with the captain, you will also be able to admire the beautiful coastal scenery of the secluded beaches and coves.

Enjoy your fishing adventure aboard an 18’ Argus boat, powered by a 60 Yamaha engine. The vessel has a carrying capacity of 4 anglers and has a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots. It is equipped with navigational electronics, which include a GPS, a VHF radio, and a fishfinder.

The crew offers an exciting adventure on the inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters of this pristine part of the world. You will get an opportunity to target a variety of species, such as Great Barracuda, Amberjack, Skipjack and Albacore Tuna, Little Tunny, Bluefish, Wahoo, Porbeagle Shark, Dentex, Grouper, Bonito, and Almaco Jack among the popular catches.

The captain is very familiar with the methods that work best in the local waters. You will be able to test yourself in light tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, and popping. You can choose between four and seven hours on the water. If you travel with your friends and family, you can rent the boat and the captain, bring your favorite fishing equipment, and have the waters all to yourselves.

And if you want to concentrate on butting heads with the fish, then the shared trips are the best choice. You will be provided with Shimano, Penn, and Daiwa fishing gear and tackle to put your catch together. As well as that, the snorkeling equipment will be available for those who want to take a dip in those blue waters.

All you need to do is find a trip that suits you and join Azores Fishing Experience on your newest fishing adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    Half Day – Jigging or Others (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $214
    This trip is a good opportunity to fish for a variety of species in the Azores with the captain and his mate. They are specialists in the sea world and connoisseurs of the best fishing spots still unexplored by man. This package includes your fishing gear and tackle.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip – Jigging or Others
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $364
    Be an Azorean and experience with us the different traditional fishing techniques used by our ancestors. You can also have lunch or dinner with the fish caught. We provide your fishing gear and tackle. You will be fishing with the captain and his mate.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – Private
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $321
    Take your friends or family and join the captain for his fishing adventure on the beautiful north coast of the island of São Miguel. You can also have lunch or dinner with the fish caught. Grab your own fishing gear and tackle and welcome aboard!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Private
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $482
    Join the captain for a whole day of relaxing and fishing the beautiful waters of the north coast of São Miguel island. You can also have lunch or dinner with the fish caught. Bring your own fishing equipment and enjoy the adventure!
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FAQs about Azores Fishing Experience – NSTours

Azores Fishing Experience – NSTours offers the following trips to customers:
  • €100 per person - Half Day – Jigging or Others (AM) (4 hours)
  • €170 per person - Full Day Trip – Jigging or Others (7 hours)
  • €300 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) – Private (4 hours)
  • €450 per group - Full Day Trip – Private (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Azores Fishing Experience – NSTours, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Azores Fishing Experience – NSTours include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano, Penn, Daiwa)
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Azores Fishing Experience – NSTours offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Azores Fishing Experience – NSTours offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Azores Fishing Experience – NSTours include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Dentex
  • Gilt-head (Seabream)
  • Grouper (Dusky)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • John Dory
  • Scorpionfish
  • Scup (Porgy)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)

Meet the Captain

Pedro Pacheco
Porto Formoso, Azores, Portugal
5 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
85 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2017
Hello, I am Pedro. I'm 38 years old, and I have 23 years of experience as a fisherman. My father had a traditional Azorean fishing boat "Barco de Boca Aberta" and I started learning with the old fisherman at the age of 15. I worked professionally on fishing until the age of 30. Now we (my sister Patricia and i) started this project of touristic fishing and we are loving it, because we enjoy meeting new people from different countries and cultures. We can say that we love what we do. See you soon. Pedro and Patricia

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito

Boat specs

Argus (Center console) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 60HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano, Penn, Daiwa
Lures
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 85 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Anglers claimed
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
61%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
97%
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David O.
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Beautiful Island, Solid Captain

VERIFIED   Half Day – Jigging or Others (AM) on May 25, 2023
Pedro was great. The day in general was a bad fishing day. Rainy, sea was rough, many species were not biting. But we all had...
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Franz F.
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Bester Angel Trip!!

VERIFIED   Half Day – Jigging or Others (AM) on October 5, 2023
Von A bis Z Tip Top, wurden freundlichst um kurz vor 7 Uhr begrüßt und sind direkt los. Wir sind ca 30 Minuten zu gute Spots...
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Frank M.
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Four hour trip with Captain Pedro Pacheco that he expanded to six

VERIFIED   Half Day – Jigging or Others (AM) on July 31, 2023
Pedro and the deckhand were very friendly and helpful. Pedro spoke English very well. The boat was very stable...
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Hal J.
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Amazing experience

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – Private on August 2, 2023
Captain Pedro has an almost life long experience with fishing and boating. He also has a deep appreciation and love for Sao...
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Pier-luc C.
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Awesome day with captain Pedro!

VERIFIED   Half Day – Jigging or Others (AM) on June 19, 2023
We had a blast with captain Pedro and is friend Miguel! Two really kind gentleman! We caught a lot of fish from grouper to...
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