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Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(26 reviews)
Levanto
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trips from $509

RC Fishing Trips

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(38 reviews)
Valledoria
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trips from $254

Pequeño Nieto

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(37 reviews)
Lido Di Ostia
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trips from $300

Sicily Fishing Charter

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(21 reviews)
Castellammare Del Golfo
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trips from $132

Delware Ug (Haftungsbeschränkt)

Milazzo
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Adriano Marini Angler

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(2 reviews)
Trevignano Romano
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trips from $254

MBS Blu Charter

Very good
3.7 / 5
(2 reviews)
Sorrento
trips from $2,239

Napoli Fishing Charter – 23'

Naples

Napoli Fishing Charter – 30'

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(6 reviews)
Naples
trips from $560

Pelagica Fishing & Charter

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(1 review)
Naples
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $509

Frequently Asked Questions about Fishing Charters in Italy

According to customer reviews, some of the most popular fishing charters in Italy are: Full list of top fishing charters in Italy

The average price for a private 4 hour Italy fishing trip is $440, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $718 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Italy that received great reviews from families are:

The top 3 fish species targeted on guided fishing trips in Italy are:

The top 3 fishing techniques in Italy are:

The top 3 types of fishing in Italy are:

Many fishing charters in Italy provide rods, reels and tackle. Some of the top rated are:

According to customer reviews on FishingBooker.com, some of the best rated charter captains in Italy are:

Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Italy are:
  • Extended fishing trips – $755
  • 3-hour fishing trips – $250
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $366
  • 5-hour fishing trips – $150
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $420
  • 7-hour fishing trips – $477
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $806
  • 9-hour fishing trips – $580
  • 10-hour fishing trips – $358
  • 18-hour fishing trips – $1,000

Surrounded by four seas, and boasting lakes and rivers galore, Italy’s angling scene is one of the best in Europe. From small boats that will take you nearshore, to big offshore sportfishing vessels, there’s a fishing charter in Italy for all kinds of anglers, giving you the chance to land some delicious dinner or battle a monster fish. 
 
Whether in the Adriatic, Tyrrhenian, Ionian, or Ligurian Sea, you’ll target the same fish, by and large. Hit the nearshore reefs or fish around the islands and you’ll come into contact with  Barracuda, Bonito, Bluefish, Jacks, Seabass, Seabream, Grouper, Rays, and even Sharks. While that’s plenty to get your teeth into, the real prizes await offshore, with delicious Swordfish, Spearfish, Mahi Mahi, and Bluefin Tuna on offer. 
 
You’ll also find some Italian fishing guides along the rivers and lakes inland. Europe’s answer to the Great Lakes is geared up for tourism in the north, with Lakes Como, Maggiore, and Garda the pick of the bunch. Hit the Tiber, Sieve, Ticino, Adige, Tagliamento, Brenta, and Sarca Rivers for a spot of fly fishing, and you could catch world-class Trout, monster Catfish, and delicious Carp, Pike, Perch, and Grayling. 
 
Wherever you are in the boot, a guide or charter is not far away. If you’re in the capital, then Ostia is your best bet for fishing, while Naples and further south are also great starting points in the west. Puglia in the south-east is your best bet for the Adriatic, but don’t forget about Venice, Rimini, and other tourist resorts. Meanwhile, Sicily and Sardinia pretty much live on fishing.
 

Rules & Regulations

Saltwater fishing can be done completely free of charge without the need for a license. However, freshwater fishing requires a Type D license for foreigners, or Type B license for locals. You’ll also need a Tax ID to get your license, so you’re better off going with a professional guide who’ll sort it for you.
 
Italy
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Based on 25065 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

You won’t have the chance to experience much of Italy’s big game fishing in January, but you can bring home a full cooler after a few hours of nearshore trolling and bottom fishing.

February

You can bring home a decent haul in February, when you’re likely to catch Amberjack, Grouper, Bonito, Conger Eel, and more when bottom fishing nearshore or around the islands.

March

The fishing offshore is starting to pick up momentum, as Bluefin Tuna make their way toward the southern Adriatic. Amberjack, Bonito, and False Albacore are at their peak, too so, get ready for a mixed bag.

April

In southern Italy, anglers are hooking into big, bad Bluefin Tuna! You can also try trolling or deep-dropping 10-30 miles offshore for Spearfish to land some truly prized meat.

May

By May, Bluefins fill up the Adriatic, with a trip from Puglia or Venice offering equal rewards. Don't forget about the Tyrrhenian Sea, though, as the annual Bluefin harvest (Mattanza) lights up Sardinia.

June

Bluefins are at their peak in the northern Adriatic. Thresher Sharks, Spearfish, Dentex, and more are on the cards at this time of year. Summer is also a good time for shore angling, so it's all possible!

July

Italy’s deep sea fishing is the best it’s been all year! Haven’t found your sea legs yet? Try drifting and trolling with live baits close to shore for Amberjack, Dentex, Grouper, Bluefish, and Garrick.

August

Fishing offshore will fetch you anything from Bluefin and Albacore Tuna to Mahi Mahi, Spearfish, and Swordfish. Freshwater anglers are hooking into Carp, Catfish, Trout, and more, so try it all!

September

Come early autumn, Bluefin Tuna start leaving the northern Adriatic. Bluefin fishing will be fantastic in southern Italy for several months more, while freshwater fishing in the rivers and lakes is at its peak.

October

Whether you’re one for fly fishing in the lakes and rivers or a hardcore deep sea angler, Italy is sure to deliver in autumn! Many big game fish are at their peak in October, as are Carp, Catfish, and other freshwater fish.

November

Bluefin begin to leave leaving the central Adriatic in late fall as they head back to the Mediterranean. Spearfish and Swordfish will continue biting through the off-season, however, so there's always the chance of a trophy.

December

With the height of Italy’s deep sea fishing behind you, December can be a great time to see what’s biting in the estuaries. You can catch Chub, Garrick, Dentex, Seabass, Bream, and more in just a couple of hours.

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Keep in mind there is no toielt on the boat. Most fishing charters I have been on have them, this one did not.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Keep in mind there is no toielt on the boat. Most fishing charters I have been on have them, this one did not.
Kaya  K.
Kaya K. Cudahy, WI
Watch the weather, which was unusual for May. The Harbor has a McDonalds in it, not the McDonalds further down the beach, and negotiate a price for the taxi before leaving the hotel. The people were VERY friendly and helpful, since we got a bit lost looking for the harbor, but got there eventually. Lots of sand beaches, and we used the WCs at the free beach. As noted, Capt. Rossi was good at his job and class act.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Watch the weather, which was unusual for May. The Harbor has a McDonalds in it, not the McDonalds further down the beach, and negotiate a price for the taxi before leaving the hotel. The people were VERY friendly and helpful, since we got a bit lost looking for the harbor, but got there eventually. Lots of sand beaches, and we used the WCs at the free beach. As noted, Capt. Rossi was good at his job and class act.
Bryce  M.
Bryce M. City Of Saint Peters, MO
Before you go, look for the right person (guide) who will explain to you the local rules and methods of fishing, will help you organize your trip.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Before you go, look for the right person (guide) who will explain to you the local rules and methods of fishing, will help you organize your trip.
FishingBooker Member
FishingBooker Member Wexford, Leinster

Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Great time on the boat, plenty of space to walk around in comfort. Seaworthy boat that is well equipped with fishing tackle and a captain that is knowledgeable of the waters he fishes. Caught a few smaller blue fin tuna and had missed a hookup with a sailfish earlier in the day. Great views of the surrounding landscape and caught a beautiful sunset. If you enjoy fishing as much as I do, Emiliano is the person to charter with.
Brett  O.
Brett O. Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Thank you again to our captain Emiliano and our deck hand also named Emiliano. What an amazing trip, one to be remembered.
James  E.
James E. United Kingdom
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Loved this day so much! Emiliano was great, brought yummy sandwiches and drinks. Was an amazing host and was super knowledgeable and kind. Learned about fish, Italian history, and got to play with his pup. We had dolphins swim along side the boat, and caught a Blue fin. Best day, highly recommend. Worth every penny.
Caitlyn  C.
Caitlyn C. Castro Valley, California
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Captain Emiliano coordinated, picked up my dad, and showed him a great day on the water. We would definitely fish with Captain Emiliano and Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters again!
Chris  H.
Chris H. Redmond, WA
Adriano Marini Angler
Adriano Marini Angler
Fishing charter in Trevignano Romano
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(2 reviews)
We booked for the day on Lake Bracciano with Captain Adriano while we were in town. He was nice enough to pick us up at the hotel and take us to the boat. The lake was beautiful! Adriano knows his stuff and was very patient with us. He is a great guy! We caught bass and Pike and even my wife, who rarely fishes, caught a couple and had a really great time watching the sun set. Thanks Adriano !!!!
Steve  S.
Steve S. Newton, MA
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
This was a fabulous trip. For starters, amelio brought us sandwiches that were the best we had in Italy. We learned so much about fishing, and we fish a lot! The boat was well stocked with gear and we caught quite a bit of fish. Carlo was super helpful and we left feeling like we were friends with both of them. We ended with an amazing swim in the clearest and bluest of waters. 5 stars.
Benton  V.
Benton V. Geyserville, CA
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Excellent charter..The skipper was professional and courteous. The boat was large and well kept. The were plenty of drinks and food. I would recommend booking this trip..
Glenn  S.
Glenn S. Phoenix, AZ
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
We had such a great experience fishing for Tuna with Emiliano. The communication and process to book was so easy, Emiliano was so friendly and very willing to teach us how everything worked including catching bait, how to chum the water, and set up equipment. We feel he did everything in his power to get us our Tuna but the fish had other plans for that day. That is why it’s called fishing and not catching! We would recommend this trip to anyone who loves to fish and be on the water!
Laura  C.
Laura C. Sesto Fiorentino, Tuscany
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Cannot speak highly enough about this trip. Great Captain boat and crew. Immediately felt like family. Willl be back soon to fish again
Daniel  C.
Daniel C. United States
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Awesome day fishing with Emiliano and his crew. The crew were all very friendly and helpful and drinks and food were provided. We caught three nice size fish and took some fillets home for a freshly caught dinner!
Mitchell  R.
Mitchell R. Cairo Montenotte, Liguria
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Great experience with Emiliano. Truly had two fantastic days. Highly recommended!
Alessandro  V.
Alessandro V. Milan, Lombardy
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Brilliant father and son day out with Emiliano and his two mates. Boat is in perfect shape, and we lacked for nothing all day. Will be back!
David  M.
David M. London, ENG
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Great experience. I took my sons (8 and 13). They were able to help catch the bait fish and the captain was very good with them. The captain and first mate worked very hard to find the fish for us. I highly recommend Pevea big game fishing.
Ryan  S.
Ryan S. Belp, BE
Pelagica Fishing & Charter
Pelagica Fishing & Charter
Fishing charter in Naples
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(1 review)
Vincenzo was awesome! He’s the captain, the photographer, the fish cleaner and so much more. The comprehensive price included everything imaginable and he goes the distance to ensure that it is an amazing experience. I can’t imagine anyone being disappointed with his service.
Mat  C.
Mat C. Rome, Latium
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Emiliano and his Dad were amazing! I learned a ton about offshore fishing and we hooked up with two giant Bluefin tuna! A fantastic trip! If you're in Cinque Terra, don't miss out on this one!
Adam  C.
Adam C. San Francisco, CA
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
We quickly found place for fishing. All equipment and bait were appropriate for catching exactly tuna.
Александр  А.
Александр А. Turin, 21
MBS Blu Charter
MBS Blu Charter
Fishing charter in Sorrento
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(2 reviews)
We caught a ton of small fish. Kids caught enough they got tired of fishing, so we went snorkeling. The water was clear and we seen some really cool fish and sea urchins. Captain Peiro spoke great English and was a great guide.
John  M.
John M. Salerno, Campania
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(26 reviews)
We had a lovely day on board with Capt. Emiliano, his mate, and the puppy Lapo. We went after large bluefin. We experienced catching our own bait, and then trolling for the big ones. Trolling we caught several small blue fins which was fun. They fight really hard! We unfortunately didn’t get lucky while chumming for the big ones but still had a great time. Captain Emiliano had drinks and local snacks on board for us as well. He was very friendly and knowledgeable!
Joy  S.
Joy S. Union City, California
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Pevea Big Game Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Levanto
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
We had an amazing day on the Emiliano’s boat. He know how to make you feel comfortable at the first moment you met him. Always taking good care of his guests. The fishing trip was over our expectation even if the tuna was a bit quiet this day. We had a little aperitif with wine, beer or Proseco under the sunset with focaccia and sardinia. Everything was perfect. Even the Emilano’s dog was so friendly! Thank you. We hope will see you soon.
Benoit  B.
Benoit B. Chiavari, Liguria