Captain
Alain Marie-Jeanne

Member since July 2014

Trou Aux Biches, Mauritius

Techniques
We love (and utilize) all fishing styles and techniques. Although we naturally have a wealth of experience in big game fishing, we also do bottom fishing, jigging, drift fishing and surfcasting.

Hey, I'm Captain Alain Marie-Jeanne

Trou Aux Biches, Mauritius
Techniques
We love (and utilize) all fishing styles and techniques. Although we naturally have a wealth of experience in big game fishing, we also do bottom fishing, jigging, drift fishing and surfcasting.
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My Charter Listings

Trou Aux Biches
trips from
US$ 275

Fishing Reports

Fishing trip with La Rochelle

April 29, 2015

Five yellow fin tuna in Mairitius with La Rochelle Fishing Charters at trou aux biches Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.00 out of 5 stars from 7 reviews

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Went fishing on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

If you are looking for simple fishing this boat is a good choice.  (I mean price and quality) Capitan is very friendly and experienced. We have succeeded,  2 tunas were cough!!

Fished January 2017

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Alain Marie-Jeanne (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, January 15, 2017

Thanks Vladimir

Went fishing on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

We caught 5 Tuna and one Bonnita. Great day out and our captain was superb with the kids.

Fished September 2015

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Went fishing on Monday, August 3, 2015

The boat is not very fast or luxurieus. But has a skilled captain who knows his job. Without any help of GPS he could find the wright spots. Different fishing techniques for an optimal result during the day.
We fished in the wintertime (not the best time in the year) and managed to catch 10 small yellow fin tuna (10kg) and some bonito’s.

Fished August 2015

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Went fishing on Saturday, August 1, 2015

A very poor experience.

First, contrary to the express advice that I had been given when I had specifically raised with FishingBooker that I was left-handed and whether the boat had left handed reels, the captain expected me to reel in any hooked fish with my right hand.  This was incredibly limiting on the single occasion that we actually hooked a fish.  To have been given completely inaccurate information on the one specific issue that I raised when booking this vessel is appalling.

Second, there were no fish and, in my opinion, very little effort was made to find any.  We stayed at the first location for about one and a half hours and then the captain unilaterally made the decision to come back inshore (I was asleep at the time as there was little else to do).  He then took me to the second fishing location where we spent less than 5 minutes before he decided that there were no fish there.  He then started heading back and eventually told me (several hours before the end of the booked trip) that we should go back in as there were no fish.  I was not given any involvement in this decision.

Other than telling me that the fishing was much better in the Mauritian summer no attempt was made to apologise for this sorry experience.

If I ran my business in this manner I would rapidly go bankrupt.

patrick manus egan does not recommend La Rochelle Fishing Charters

Fished August 2015

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Went fishing on Monday, March 23, 2015

We had a wonderful fishing excursion with Alain and his team in March 2015. We went on a half day trip, caught 3 tunas and 3 bonitos, and had a lot of fun doing so. This is not the high end of the market, but ideal for what we wanted. Alain picked us up promptly as arranged. I did not see a fishfinder or gps, but I soon realized that Alain knows the waters around the island like the back of his hand, so there was no need for them. Both Alain and his staff are very knowledgeable. We loved the fact that we could keep the fish we caught as we had self-catering accommodation. I would highly recommend using La Rochelle for your fishing experience on Mauritius.

Fished March 2015

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Went fishing on Friday, February 6, 2015

Very nice, Everything was good. Slow Boat, Average confort. But ok for a fishing trip ;-) Catches few bonitos and yellow fin tuna… and a couple of dorados…
No GPS or Echo, but the Capt knows his work!
Tks AX

Fished February 2015

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Went fishing on Saturday, November 29, 2014

We had a really great time with La Rochelle, the captain was really professional and made sure we have fun and learn new things, we got 2 really nice fish!

Fished November 2014

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