Captain
Antonio Lamarque

Member since June 2014

Le Morne, Mauritius

Background
The Maranatha team is comprised of three local anglers, fluent in both English and French. Skipper Antonio Lamarque and his two crew members, France Labonne and Luciano Lamarque, are passionate anglers, highly professional and with an intimate deep sea fishing knowledge acquired over the years. It’s always a pleasure for them to help visiting anglers discover the charms of traditional big game fishing, as it is practiced in Mauritius.

Hey, I'm Captain Antonio Lamarque

Le Morne, Mauritius
Background
The Maranatha team is comprised of three local anglers, fluent in both English and French. Skipper Antonio Lamarque and his two crew members, France Labonne and Luciano Lamarque, are passionate anglers, highly professional and with an intimate deep sea fishing knowledge acquired over the years. It’s always a pleasure for them to help visiting anglers discover the charms of traditional big game fishing, as it is practiced in Mauritius.

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Fishing Reports

Caught 2 dorado on 3.

November 07, 2018

We went for a half day fishing. We saw few schools of bonitoes ones out. But no bite.We went to deeper waters but when coming closer to the coast we hooked 3 dorados and onr when off. We came… Read Full Report →


175 pounds Mako on Maranatha

November 02, 2018

We went a out for a 5hr afternoon trip. We saw some school of bonito but no bite. We then went direction south where we caught a bonito. The school was going full speed and the wind started to… Read Full Report →


Wahoo and bonitoes

October 29, 2018

We went out for a half day fishing. We caught 3 bonitoes early and used 2 as live bait. After some hours we put back artifical lures we caught 2 more bonitoes and a 40 pounds wahoo Read Full Report →


80 pounds sailfish on Maranatha

October 28, 2018

We went out at 7 a.m . At 8.30 we caught two bonitoes and used them as live bait . After some hours of trolling no sight of a big one. One the way back we had a strike… Read Full Report →


240 pounds blue marlin caught on Maranat

October 25, 2018

We went out for an afternoon trip . There were some big swells. After 2 hours of trolling we saw a school of tuna and caught one . We noted the presence of some wahoo near the FAD and… Read Full Report →


Maranatha caught a 300 pounds blue marli

May 21, 2018

We went out for a half day fishing trip. In the early morning the weather was windy and rainy. After 3hours at sea we cross 2 school of dorado but no bite. Later while coming closer to the coast.… Read Full Report →


3 dorado on a half day fishing

May 20, 2018

We went out at 7a.m. The weather was a bit windy. After an hour out we hit in a school of dorado and hooked two at the same time. After we caught another one. We finished the day with… Read Full Report →


Dorado

March 14, 2018

Caught a nice male dorado after a half day fishing trip. Read Full Report →


130 Pounds yellowfin tuna Le Morne Maran

March 13, 2018

We went our for a full day trip. The weather was sunny and windy. We troll with artificial lures looking for big tuna that normally cross the island during this period. We spotted some schools of dorado but no… Read Full Report →


Caught a 125 pounds marlin and 9 bonito

February 18, 2018

We went out at 7a.m for a full day trip. After an hour out we hit the first school of bonito but no success. Later we found another one.. We caught some bonito, then tried live bait. After some… Read Full Report →


Caught a 450 pounds blue Marlin on the M

February 05, 2018

We went out at 7a.m and hit the first school of bonito after an hour. We caught some bonito then used two as baits. After a half day trolling with live bait we shifted to the artificial lures. An… Read Full Report →


Hammerhead caught on the Marantha

February 02, 2018

Went out at 7 and hit in a school of bonito. We caught about 8 and used 2 as live bait. After some hours of trolling we hooked a hammerhead . After 20mins of fight it was in. Read Full Report →


Massive Baraccuda on the Maranatha, Maur

December 27, 2017

We went out at 7a.m for dolphin watching close to the reef and after an hour we set our lures to go for fish. There werea lot of schools of bonito but not biting. On the way back we… Read Full Report →


Big Skipjacks and Dorado are around

October 17, 2017

We went out at 7a.m. About 30 mins later we cross a school of dorado. There were approximately 6 to 7 dorado on the hunt. We caught 2 of them. Then went through few big school of bonito but… Read Full Report →


10 yellowfin and 7 bonito

September 18, 2017

We went out for a half day fishing with Mr Ali and wife.After few minutes out we caught a mackrel bonito. Then continued our way to the south. There were 3 to 4 big schools of fish. We started… Read Full Report →


300 pounds bull shark

April 19, 2017

Went out at 7a.m. We were lucky to catch 2 nice bonitos in the first school we met. We immediately prepare them for live bait. After approx an hour trolling at slow speed...bang the line went out from the… Read Full Report →


Dorado on the Maranatha

April 16, 2017

We went out at 7a.m with Mr Frank and Wife. After an hour out we hit in a school of dorado and caught it after a nice fight. We hook a second one but unfortunately lost it. We finished… Read Full Report →


Caught 6 skipjack, 2 mackrel and a wahoo

March 17, 2017

We went out at 7a.m.After 3 hr out we met a school of skipjack. We hook about 10 and caught 6 skipjack each from 25-30pounds. We had a strike of marlin, but lots it after few minutes. On our… Read Full Report →


Maranatha Team caught a black marlin.

February 17, 2017

We went out at 7a.m. The weather was sunny and the sea perfect. After 30 mins out we caught a bonito then the school of fish dived. We went further to the south and after an hour passing through… Read Full Report →


Caught a shark and about 12 bonito

February 14, 2017

Went out at 7a.m. After an hour out we met a school of bonito. We caught some and used two as bait. We put one at the surface and one on the down rigger. After 40 mins, we hooked… Read Full Report →


Blue Marlin caught

December 20, 2016

We out for a full day trip with Mr Ahmed. Soon after being out we caught 3 mackerel. We troll the whole day searching for a big fish. There were lot of school of bonito, but they did not… Read Full Report →


Caught 2 dorado out of fishing season

July 06, 2016

Today the sea was a bit choppy. But we were able to catch 2 dorado in the first school we met. On the way back just before entering the lagoon, we had a strike on the long corner lure.… Read Full Report →


2 dorado caught out of the fishing

July 04, 2016

We went out at 7a.m. The weather was partially cloudy. After an hour of trolling we hit in a school of dorado and hooked two at the same time.They were in after some minutes of fight.. We then found… Read Full Report →


Caught a dorado

May 23, 2016

We went out at 7:30 in the morning. The sea was a bit choppy. We went for dolphin watching first and luckily find a group of spinner dolphins just few minutes from the entrance. After taking some pictures, we… Read Full Report →


4 dorado caught in Le Morne

April 07, 2016

We went for a half day fishing trip with Mr Vladimir and sons. The sea was a bit choppy but the dorado were here. We caught 4 of them on artificial lure and were back at noon. What a… Read Full Report →


Dorado and bonito on the Maranatha

April 05, 2016

We went out at 7a.m for a half day trip with Mr Ruben and wife. The sea was a bit choppy and it was raining. We were not successful with the school of bonito that we met on the… Read Full Report →


7 bonito, 2 yellowfin, lost a marlin

April 04, 2016

We went out at 7a.m with Dave and his son Zane...30 mins later we hit in a school of bonito, we caught 2 bonito.. and the fish dived just after. A Little bit further out we found another school… Read Full Report →


Caught 1 dorado

April 01, 2016

We went out in the morning for a half day fishing trip and came back with a nice dorado . Read Full Report →


Dorado are biting up here

March 27, 2016

Went out at 1p.m. once out , just few minutes from the reef we hit in a school of bonito..4 reels started singing.. Unfortunately we caught only one of the four bonito.. We went further out ,,dorado were present..… Read Full Report →


Dorado and wahooo

March 24, 2016

Went out fishing for a 5 hour trip. We caught some bonito that we used as live bait for marlins and sharks. After an hour one of our bait was cut by a shark. Afterwards a dorado came at… Read Full Report →


Catching four at the same time

February 22, 2016

Went out for two full day fishing trip. The first day was a bit silent...only one marlin played on one of our lures. On the second day we hit in a big school of Skipjack tuna. We starts the… Read Full Report →


Double Strike on the Maranatha

February 16, 2016

16/02/2016 We had a double strike today..We were fishng about 10 nautical miles from the shore. At about 10a.m the 50 pounds reel starts singing.. We slowed down the boat gradually ..And a Blue Marlin coming from nowhere grabbed… Read Full Report →


Sailfish caught on the Maranatha

January 29, 2016

29/01/2016. We went out at 7a.m for a half day fishing trip with Mr Robert and wife. During the morning the sea was like a desert, we saw only some dolphins. At around 10.30 we got a strike of… Read Full Report →


Barracuda caught on the Maranatha

January 28, 2016

Went Out at 7a.m and back at 12.00 , no fish caught during the morning, we saw some school of yellowfin and a school of sailfish but they were not eager to bite. On the way back we hook… Read Full Report →


5 skipjack,2 yellowfin and 2 mackerel

January 26, 2016

caught 5 skipjack 25-30 pounds each, 2 yellowfins near FADs and 1 and a half mackrel...one was cut by a big wahoo while fighting. Read Full Report →


Caught a 150 pounds blue marlin.

January 20, 2016

Caught a 150 pounds blue marlin today 20/01/16. The fish came first on the lure found on the long corner, then twice on the teaser just five meters from the boat and afterwards took the lure closest to the… Read Full Report →


Fish caught on the 1st week of January

January 07, 2016

Some pictures of the fishes caught during the first week of January. Morning, Full day & Afternoon trips. The sea was a bit choppy during this week, but fish was here. Caught skipjack, dorado, and yellowfin . Good start… Read Full Report →


Dorado and skipjacktuna

January 03, 2016

We went out for a 6hr trip with Mr Alexander and family. We started at 7am.The sea was a bit choppy. once out we came across many school of skipjack tuna but they were not eager to bit. We… Read Full Report →


Shortbill spearfish on the Maranatha

December 15, 2015

We went out for a 3 hours morning fishing trip. we caught a spearfish while trolling in a school of yellow fin. Caught it on a 80 pounds line. Read Full Report →


A yellowfin and a beautiful dorado

December 10, 2015

First day out for December. We went for an afternoon fishing trip.. Lot of schools of tuna out. We caught a dorado and a tuna both on 50 pounds test line. Good Fight. Read Full Report →


560 pounds blue marlin caught

November 26, 2015

We went out at 8:00 a.m. for a full day fishing with Mr Peter. Thirty minutes out we saw the schools of bonito. But they were not biting. Luckily we caught one. We immediately prepared it to troll with… Read Full Report →


Wahooo

November 15, 2015

We went out for a half day fishing trip. Few minutes after the reef we started trolling with artificial lures and rappala brought by Mr Carlo. We troll at a speed of 7 knots searching for school of tuna… Read Full Report →


Caught a 150 pounds blue marlin

November 08, 2015

Went out for a half day fishing from 7am to 12.00. The fish was caught at 9am 20mins after we hooked it Read Full Report →


3 yellow fin tuna

November 05, 2015

We went out for a half day trip. There was heavy rain and the wind from the north was blowing. About 1 hour out we reach a school of tuna first time we got four strikes and caught 2… Read Full Report →


425 pounds Blue Marlin

November 03, 2015

We went out for a 4 hrs afternoon trip. The wind from the north was blowing and the sea was a bit choppy.Few minutes out a wahoo came twice on the lure, but the hook did not get the… Read Full Report →


Barracuda and Bonito!

October 30, 2015

Caught a 30 pounds barracuda and a bonito while trolling on the coast of Le Morne! Read Full Report →


Caught 175 pounds yellowfin & 12 bonito

September 30, 2015

We went out for a half day fishing trip with the Demarest family. About 5-7 miles out we found the first school of bonito. We started catching some of them, 3 to 5 biting at the same time... caught… Read Full Report →


Caught nice Dorado

September 27, 2015

We went out for a full day trip with a group of 11 pax on-board. We first headed out to the bay of black river for some dolphin watching. After an hour watching the dolphins performing acrobatics jumps and… Read Full Report →


Bonito and tuna

June 12, 2015

Went out at 7am for a full day fishing trip.. Weather was nice, some wind and current.. few hour out we met the first school of fish, but the fish did not bite, continued our way out and met… Read Full Report →


Caught a 430 lbs Blue Marlin

March 06, 2015

We went out for a half-day fishing trip. The weather was a bit rainy. After 3 hours of trolling we were lucky to hook a marlin on artificial lures. 130lbs test line.... 40 mins of fight and the fish… Read Full Report →


Catch of the day

February 05, 2015

Went out for a full day fishing charter.. Few hours out we were able to catch a dorado...Then continued trolling for hours ...no strikes... then at 1:30 the schools of bonito and tuna started coming at the surface..We caught… Read Full Report →


Caught a Blue Marlin

January 04, 2015

We went out for a half day trip at 7a.m.. After trolling few hours we got the strike of marlin on artificial lure. The fight went on for about one hour then the fish was in. Read Full Report →


Spearfish are around !!!

December 30, 2014

Today we went out at 7a.m for a half day fishing trip. Weather was nice with the water temperature around 28.3 degrees... Few minutes out we caught the 2 mackerel. We continued going further out and while entering a… Read Full Report →


Nice Day Out

December 07, 2014

We went out at 7a.m for a half day of fishing with Mr Derek and family. Weather was sunny and fine to fight a big fish. After 45 mins out we found the first school of bonito. We were… Read Full Report →


Dorado are around

December 02, 2014

Today we had a full day trip. We went out at 6:30 am. After the day of fishing we came back with 4 beautiful dorado and 4 skipjack tuna. It was a nice day out. Read Full Report →

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4.77
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Port Louis, Port Louis District
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Full day + Trip

VERIFIED   January 7, 2018
Рыбачили в очень не простых условиях при сильном ветре и большой волне....
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Vienna, Vienna
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Great afternoon fishing!

VERIFIED   September 16, 2018
This time the Blue Marlin was lucky, but I knew before that there are not so many fish around in september. The crew tried...
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Moscow, Moscow
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Kenzingen, BW
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Ron Cole
Wakefield, England
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That's why it's called Fishing not Catching... lol :-)

VERIFIED   July 10, 2017
First things first, Capt. Antionio and the crew, their tackle and expertise plus their boat is first class. There were 4 of...
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