Crusoe Fishing - Nevagivup 34'

Kumul Highway
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Crusoe Fishing runs game fishing trips on the waters of Vanuatu. Here, you will find a variety of Marlins, Tuna, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi. The big game is what these trips are all about, whether you’re a novice fisherman, or a seasoned angler.

The crew has two boats, so if you can’t find a spot on this vessel, just scroll down and click on the captain’s name. There you will see available dates on his other offshore sport fishing boat.

In the meantime, let’s talk about Nevagiveup. Nevagivup is a 34’ Blackwatch and is usually skippered by Captain Charles Wheeler. Captain Charles has been in Vanuatu for 17 years, having previously fished worldwide. He holds five world records and over 50 Vanuatu records in game fishing. He knows what it takes, and will help you get your dream catch.

The boat is powered by a 315 HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 17 knots. She can take up to six anglers. The boat is equipped with navigational electronics, and has tuna tubes, outriggers, a fighting chair, and a flybridge. Travelers will find a kitchen, toilet, and bed, along all the fishing gear.

Nevagivup specialises in light line and fly but covers all aspects from trolling to live and dead bait fishing, popping and jigging. You will encounter Blue Marlin, Black Marlin (Apr - Sep), Striped Marlin (Jun - Nov), Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Nevagivup has a full range of Furuno electronics and Shimano tackle in all line classes from 130lb down and a range of tackle for popping and jigging with Shimano Saratogas 20,000 and 25,000.

Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, bring along comfortable clothes and footwear. On shorter trips, the crew will serve soft drinks, water, and snacks, and you will have lunch and a light breakfast on a full day trip. You don’t need a fishing permit, but you should definitely bring a camera. Book a date, and go get that big one!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1114
    up to 5 persons
    This full day trip lets you fish long enough to land a massive fish, if you have the right moves. The crew will assist you throughout the day. The target species vary depending on the season, but you can get Blue, Black, or Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna. The crew will provide the gear, and you won't need a license. The rates include return hotel transfers, light breakfast, snacks, lunch, bottled water, soft drinks, skipper, deck hand, and use of all fishing equipment.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 835
    up to 5 persons
    If you want to have more time for fishing, this six hour trip is a great midway between a short outing and a full day trip. The target species vary depending on the season, but you can get Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna. The crew will furnish the gear, and you don't need a license. The rates include return hotel transfer, light snacks, bottled water, a skipper, deck hand, and use of all fishing gear. Bring sunscreen, a cap, shades, and a camera!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 603
    up to 5 persons
    This four hour trip is a great way to start your morning. If you want to bring kids, it might be good to start with this one, to see how they like it. But, luckily, there is still plenty of action here. Depending on the season, you can get Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna. The gear is supplied onboard, and you don't need a permit. The rates include return hotel transfer, light snacks, bottled water, skipper, deck hand and use of all fishing gear.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US$ 603
    up to 5 persons
    This afternoon trip is great for first timers or anglers with a busy schedule. Luckily, there is a lot going on. Depending on the season, you can get Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna. The skipper and deck hand will supply the gear, and you don't need a license. The rates include return hotel transfer, light snacks, bottled water, and use of all fishing gear. Pack sunblock, a cap, shades, and a camera.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped)

Sailfish
Shark (Blacktip)
Spearfish (Shortbill)
Swordfish

Tuna (Dogtooth)
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Blackwatch (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 315HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 17 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Port Vila to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Crew Keeps 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
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Captain

Charles Wheeler
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Member since August 2014
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Captain Charles has been fishing the waters of Vanuatu for the past 18 years. He loves fishing for Marlin, and enjoys all fishing styles. Still, light line and fly fishing for Billfish, live baiting inshore and around FADs are special for him. Capt. Charles has fished around numerous fisheries the world over.
Response time: 3 hours
Response rate: 100%

Port Vila Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.93 out of 5 stars from 9 reviews

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Full day booked, needed to change dates, no problems there. Crew were fantastic and tried every trick in the book to land fish. Would recommend highly.

Fished May 3, 2018
Charles Wheeler (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 14, 2018

Thanks for the review Bob and we are glad to hear that you had a great time although the fishing was not so hot. Hopefully the next time the fishing gods are with us!

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Captain and crew were great, went for the full day fishing and had a great time, good food was supplied all day and recommend to anyone who enjoys fishing and the ocean.
Wasn’t my lucky day with the fishing God’s and my yellow fin tuna but that’s sport fishing ,but I did catch some good fish !
Would definitely do it all again in a Hart beat.

Fished April 17, 2017
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Great boat & people. Michelle was in contact with me straight away & looked after us until trip was finished. Very professional.
We had hooked a blue marlin within 20min of lures being in the water.
Our falt we were asleep at the wheel to get the rod.
Richard the captain & D D were top shelf fishermen.
Definatly will book with them again on a return trip.

Fished April 7, 2017
Charles Wheeler (The Captain)
Replied to this review on April 9, 2017

Hi Craig,
Thank you so much for the review and it was a pleasure to look after you all. I will let Richard and Dick know that you had a great day out with them and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
Kind regards,
Michelle & Charles

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