Cape Verde Fishing

Cape Verde is your paradise Blue Marlin destination on steroids. This hidden African gem remained relatively unknown for its big game fishing prospects so far, but the jig is finally up in Cape Verde, which is both a figure of speech and a rather accurate portrayal of the kind of fishing spectacle you can expect around here.

Known For

Cidade Velha, Mindelo festival on Sao Vicente island, Blue Marlin Spectacle, Santa Maria, Tarrafal beaches, Giant Yellowfin Tuna, Boa Vista, Cesaria Evora,  Mount Fogo, Kite Surfing in Santiago Island,  Morna music, Pico do Cano active volcano, Residential Shark Population, Sao Pedro Beach, Creole language,  Full Moon Festival

Rules & Regulations

It is illegal to capture turtles between June and February.

Types Of Fishing

Blue Marlin Madness, Excellent Shark fishing, Albacore and Yellowfin Tuna hotspot, Sailfish and Spearfish paradise, Abundance of Groupers and Amberjacks, Night fishing for Oilfish, Year-round hookups of Wahoo and Bonito

Cape Verde Fishing Calendar

See what’s biting by month or species.