Captain
Qutub Taher

Member since May 2014

Havelock, India

Background
I came to the Andaman Islands from Bangalore to work for a Grouper fish export Company and just fell ion love with the Islands. Found Sports Fishing to be much more satisfying then the company work and started a charter for Sports fishing Called Captain Hooks Sports Fishing! My Wife and I together work to ensure that this is operated as a fishing enthusiast's outfit rather then a business! We also operate a Fishing Lodge at the Sea Shore on Havelock Island where we are based. Tight Lines!!
Techniques
I Have 4 boats and one of these is only kept as a back-up. We mostly excel in Popping, Speed Jigging, Live and Fresh bait and Trolling from Spot to Spot! Recently in the past few years, we have also started to cater to Salt Water Fly fishing guests!

Hey, I'm Captain Qutub Taher

Havelock, India
Background
I came to the Andaman Islands from Bangalore to work for a Grouper fish export Company and just fell ion love with the Islands. Found Sports Fishing to be much more satisfying then the company work and started a charter for Sports fishing Called Captain Hooks Sports Fishing! My Wife and I together work to ensure that this is operated as a fishing enthusiast's outfit rather then a business! We also operate a Fishing Lodge at the Sea Shore on Havelock Island where we are based. Tight Lines!!
Techniques
I Have 4 boats and one of these is only kept as a back-up. We mostly excel in Popping, Speed Jigging, Live and Fresh bait and Trolling from Spot to Spot! Recently in the past few years, we have also started to cater to Salt Water Fly fishing guests!

My Charter Listings

Havelock
trips from
US$ 480
Havelock
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US$ 380

Customer Reviews

4.75 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews

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Went fishing on Sunday, April 17, 2016

Qutab worked very hard
Great onshore person arranging all logistics
He speaks wonderful English; good story teller.
Very intelligent; appears to be a good business guy
Gave me the bigger boat at the same price.
Found good, affordable lodging for me in Havelock and in Port Blair
Put me on bait ball after bait ball
The Tale of the Tape: a monster Giant Trevally!
Surely would have gotten more but I insisted on using only the flyrod after the first, NOT HIS FAULT, almost impossible to get close enough w/o spooking them (plus upwind, boat turned 90 degrees, stable enough for a cast, etc etc etc…..).  We flyfishermen are bloody mad!

Boat, captain and fishing was awesome, my overall experience is rated with 3 stars only due to due to logistics mixup which resulted in starting the trip short on the first day and cutting it a bit short on the second day, the boat was further than we thought it was and we had to take a fairy..

Fished April 2016

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Qutub Taher (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, April 21, 2016

Hi Bob,

Thanks for your generous words and a honest review. It was a pleasure having you here. It was a bit too short a time but hope to spend more time on boat in your future trips. I have made the necessary updates with FishingBooker to ensure all future guests coming fishing here are well aware of the logistics and are well prepared. I honestly feel bad that you had to cut short your fishing time due to these factors.
Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Cheers
Captain Qutub

Went fishing on Saturday, March 19, 2016

This is the first time to Havelock.
They’re professional, good on fish and very good service.
We’ve got a nice time and we’re impressed.
We have already planned to fish with them again.
Thank you very much.

Fished March 2016

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Went fishing on Thursday, January 23, 2014

From the beginning to the end we loved Andaman Sport Fishing. We were with a kid and didn’t want to go offshore so Qutub suggested a semi-offshore trip that was a great idea. Everything was done in timely manner. My daughter was so excited and just few minutes after the start we got a great price fish, the best moment of the entire trip! She talked about it for days later :)
Mate was quite well educated and explained origin of each fish we caught. THe equipment and the bait was surprisingly modern. It was a great day at sea and at very reasonable price too.

Fished January 2014

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Went fishing on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Very helpful and amicable staff made this trip the best thing in Andamans. Both fishing and diving was great and we ended up with several species that were on my bucket list. Accommodation was great and I must thank again to the crew for making me feel like part of the crew. Unforgettable!

I will be back soon

Fished April 2014

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