Charter Operator
Gavito Fishing

Member since May 2016 Calheta, Portugal
Background
Gavito Fishing charters was founded in 2012 and is owned and operated by Captain Anders Ekstrand. Gavito Fishing has developed to one of the most successful and appreciated charter boats in Madeira with hundreds of happy clients. Captain Anders has more than 40 years of fishing experience ranging from fly fishing in the Nordics to Big Game fishing in Florida, Mexico and the coasts of Africa. First Mate David Fraga joined the company in 2021. David is born on the island and has been fishing the waters of Madeira for more than 30 years, giving him extensive knowledge of how and where to fish in Madeira.
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 charters was founded in 2012 and is owned and operated by Captain Anders Ekstrand. Gavito Fishing has developed to one of the most successful and appreciated charter boats in Madeira with hundreds of happy clients. Captain Anders has more than 40 years of fishing experience ranging from fly fishing in the Nordics to Big Game fishing in Florida, Mexico and the coasts of Africa. First Mate David Fraga joined the company in 2021. David is born on the island and has been fishing the waters of Madeira for more than 30 years, giving him extensive knowledge of how and where to fish in Madeira.
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

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(46 reviews)
Calheta
 Last booking: 2 days ago
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trips from $509

Gavito – Sportfishing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(32 reviews)
Calheta
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $458

Fishing Reports

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 78 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (87)
Full Day Mixed Fishing with Capt. Anders
David and a very happy future Captain.
Very good and cold beer.
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
84%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
65%
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Thomas H.
Vienna, Vienna
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full Day Mixed Fishing with Capt. Anders

NEW  Full Day Trip – Mixed Fishing on August 8, 2022
Had 2 great days on board the Gavito with Capt. Anders David and Alonso. We are family of 4 and everyone really enjoyed the...
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Charles M.
Aberdeen, Scotland
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
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5.0 / 5
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Full day with Captain Anders

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Big Game on June 4, 2022
Spent a day trolling for big game with Captain Anders and his excellent team.  No fish unfortunately but this was certainly...
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HENRY B.
Bethune, SC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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2 Half-day Trips with Capt. Anders

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Sport Fishing on May 26, 2022
My wife and I have fished on charter boats all over North America.  There are charter personnel that work as individuals and...
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Stephen E.
Guarda, Guarda
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captain Anders

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Sport Fishing on March 30, 2022
Superb 4 hour fishing trip on Gavito. We started out trolling for Bonito & Barracuda which had been good the previous...
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Keith M.
Funchal, 30
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Mixed Day

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour – Deep Dropping on August 1, 2022
Shallow, trolling and deep drop day, captain and crew gave it there best shot but there were simply no fish about. Reports...
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