Charter Operator
Gavito Fishing

Member since May 2016 Calheta, Portugal
Background
Gavito Fishing was founded by Graham Venters in 2012. Graham has been fishing all over the world the last 50 years. During lats 8 years, Gavito Fishing charter has developed to one of the most successful and appreciated charter boats in Madeira with hundreds of happy clients. In 2019, Anders Ekstrand took over the company from Graham as he was retiring from active fishing charter business. Anders has been fishing with Graham for the last 4 years and has over 40 years of fishing experience from fly fishing in the north of Sweden to Big Game fishing in Florida and Mexico. Anders is now investing heavily in the boat and in fishing equipment in order provide the best Big Game charter boat on the island. Graham remains in the company as a senior adviser making sure that his fantastic fishing experience still is a part of the company.
Techniques
My favorite style of fishing is without doubt Trolling. There is nothing to compare with the sudden ripping of line from your reel as a good fish takes your lure. Watching a Marlin approach the spread and lighting up is something to be experienced and is very, very special. For stubbornness and dogged scrapping you would have to go a long way to beat a sizeable Tuna as he immediately descents into the depths upon striking.

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Calheta, Portugal
Background
Gavito Fishing was founded by Graham Venters in 2012. Graham has been fishing all over the world the last 50 years. During lats 8 years, Gavito Fishing charter has developed to one of the most successful and appreciated charter boats in Madeira with hundreds of happy clients. In 2019, Anders Ekstrand took over the company from Graham as he was retiring from active fishing charter business. Anders has been fishing with Graham for the last 4 years and has over 40 years of fishing experience from fly fishing in the north of Sweden to Big Game fishing in Florida and Mexico. Anders is now investing heavily in the boat and in fishing equipment in order provide the best Big Game charter boat on the island. Graham remains in the company as a senior adviser making sure that his fantastic fishing experience still is a part of the company.
Techniques
My favorite style of fishing is without doubt Trolling. There is nothing to compare with the sudden ripping of line from your reel as a good fish takes your lure. Watching a Marlin approach the spread and lighting up is something to be experienced and is very, very special. For stubbornness and dogged scrapping you would have to go a long way to beat a sizeable Tuna as he immediately descents into the depths upon striking.

My Charter Listings

Gavito - Big Game Fishing

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Calheta
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trips from $534

Gavito – Sportfishing

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 16 reviews
Calheta
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trips from $474

Fishing Reports

Customer Reviews

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4.76
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out of 5 stars from 46 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Christian H.
Lagos, 08
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Half Day Trawling & Bottom Fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Sport Fishing on July 23, 2020
We went out for the incoming tide with Heiko and Santana- they were both very helpful and friendly and for sure know their...
Christian H. recommends Gavito – Sportfishing
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Lars B.
Nuremberg, BY
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Full Day Mixed Fishing

VERIFIED   Full day Mixed Fishing on August 18, 2020
A nice day out fishing, boat was fully equipped, crew was very friendly and tried everything to get you to the fish. Overall...
Lars B. recommends Gavito - Big Game Fishing
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Vincent R.
Grandevent, VD
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Sport Fishing on August 27, 2020
It was not a perfect day for fishing but we were lucky and spent a lovely trip thanks to this awesome crew! See you next...
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Dean S.
Leek Wootton, England
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2 full days mixed fishing on Gavito

VERIFIED   Full day Mixed Fishing on August 13, 2019
Two excellent days. Great fun fishing with Graham and Haiko, then Haiko and Michael. Loved the variety: bottom fishing...
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Tadworth, England
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5 days full day Marlin fishing

Full Day Trip - Big Game on July 28, 2019
Caught a Grander on the first day which obviously was the highlight and truly a fish of a lifetime. Every day after saw action...
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