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Top Mauritius Marlin (Blue) Fishing Destinations


Marlin (Blue)

  • Size 200 to 400lbs
  • Food Value Good
  • Game Qualities Excellent
  • Habitats Offshore

Marlin (Blue) Fishing in Mauritius

When it comes to big game fishing in Mauritius, Blue Marlin is the ultimate trophy. Anglers reportedly catch “Grander” (1,000+ lb) Blues here every year, with the all time Mauritian record for Blue Marlin standing at 1,355 lb. When you’re not targeting this behemoth, you can enjoy good sport fishing for Black Marlin, as well.

When to Target Marlin

Anglers can enjoy Marlin fishing in Mauritius any time of year. Summer lasts from November to April, and this is the ideal time for targeting Blue Marlin. While you can find Blues biting as early as September, they are most prevalent from December through March. Meanwhile, Black Marlin are most active in winter, with a peak season between May and November.

How to Target Marlin

The most common method for Marlin is trolling with heavy tackle. Many fishermen find slow trolling live baits to be effective, though some prefer to use lures.

Marlin (Blue)

  • Size 200 to 400lbs
  • Food Value Good
  • Game Qualities Excellent
  • Habitats Offshore

Mauritius Marlin (Blue) Fishing Seasons

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Seasonality

Marlin (Blue) fishing in Mauritius varies slightly throughout the year. High season is January to March and December. Low season is May to August. There is no closed season.

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What People Are Saying About Marlin (Blue) Fishing in Mauritius

"Half day trip with Ian"

Neil Sefton fished with Fish Whisperer Ltd - Mic Mac on January 31, 2019

Went with recommendation to go on larger boat Extrasea due to sea conditions. Well worth it, Michael and crew member made it a special trip. No Marlin this time but there is always next time. Well happy to catch a yellow fin tuna and skipjack. Thanks for the experience your skill and enthusiasm for fishing. I look forward to another trip with the fish whisperer

"Half Day Trip"

Hannes Myburgh fished with Aquila Fishing Mauritius on December 30, 2018

My son and I had a great time. Friendly and very helpful crew. It was our first time out Game Fishing and it makes all the difference when you have experienced crew to help and guide you what you need to know. We caught some nice Durado. Not our day for Marlin but we’ll be back to try again.

"Best crew ever had the pleasure to go fishing with "

Rob Andrew fished with Horizon Fishing on November 12, 2018

Two trips on our first holiday to Mauritius wow these guys know what they are doing out of all the boats that went out we caught more fish than all the rest put together had three Marlin strikes very disappointed in not catching one but thats fishing looking forward to our next trip to Mauritius see you again horizon

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