Captain
Manuel Viana

Member since January 2019 Mindelo, Cape Verde
Background
Captain Manuel Viana is the Portuguese Big Game Fishing Champion of 2010, 2011, 2015 and 2019, and vice-champion of 2018. He's the winner of many major big game fishing tournaments in Portugal. Manuel has had several huge catches, such as an 820 lb Mako Shark, a 960 lb Blue Marlin, and an 800 lb Bluefin Tuna he caught last season. Captain Manuel has 22 years of experience fishing for big game species, as well as the international experience in some of the best fishing spots in the world. He spends half his year fishing in Portugal and another half in Cape Verde. Marlin are his favorite fish, and he’s really passionate about getting his customers their first big catch. He says it’s truly amazing seeing someone catch their first Marlin. The captain is also all about teaching his customers the proper fishing techniques and providing excellent service.
Techniques
Trolling with lures and teasers. Live baiting, Pitch baiting and vertical jigging.

Hey, I'm Captain Manuel Viana

Mindelo, Cape Verde
Background
Captain Manuel Viana is the Portuguese Big Game Fishing Champion of 2010, 2011, 2015 and 2019, and vice-champion of 2018. He's the winner of many major big game fishing tournaments in Portugal. Manuel has had several huge catches, such as an 820 lb Mako Shark, a 960 lb Blue Marlin, and an 800 lb Bluefin Tuna he caught last season. Captain Manuel has 22 years of experience fishing for big game species, as well as the international experience in some of the best fishing spots in the world. He spends half his year fishing in Portugal and another half in Cape Verde. Marlin are his favorite fish, and he’s really passionate about getting his customers their first big catch. He says it’s truly amazing seeing someone catch their first Marlin. The captain is also all about teaching his customers the proper fishing techniques and providing excellent service.
Techniques
Trolling with lures and teasers. Live baiting, Pitch baiting and vertical jigging.

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