Captain
José Serrão

Member since October 2014 Funchal, Portugal
Background
Captain José Serrão was born on Madeira Island in May, 1973. At the age of 15 he emigrated to South Africa with his family, living in Cape Town for 12 years and working for commercial fishing in the area. In the year 2000, he returned to Madeira Island and has since been working as a captain for Madeira Big Game Fishing Company aboard the vessel "Our Mary."
Techniques
The boat "Our Mary" comes fully equipped with fighting chair by GameFisher, Riggers, Rod's and Reels (by Shimano) and Lures. Tackle is provided with Shimano Tiagra fishing reels: "130", "80" and "50". We do Skate Fishing for Stingrays and Tope with Shimano reels weighing 30 pounds. Light tackle also provided for Bottom Fishing

Hey, I'm Captain José Serrão

Funchal, Portugal
Background
Captain José Serrão was born on Madeira Island in May, 1973. At the age of 15 he emigrated to South Africa with his family, living in Cape Town for 12 years and working for commercial fishing in the area. In the year 2000, he returned to Madeira Island and has since been working as a captain for Madeira Big Game Fishing Company aboard the vessel "Our Mary."
Techniques
The boat "Our Mary" comes fully equipped with fighting chair by GameFisher, Riggers, Rod's and Reels (by Shimano) and Lures. Tackle is provided with Shimano Tiagra fishing reels: "130", "80" and "50". We do Skate Fishing for Stingrays and Tope with Shimano reels weighing 30 pounds. Light tackle also provided for Bottom Fishing
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Madeira Big Game Fishing - Our Mary

28 reviews
Funchal
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trips from $195

Fishing Reports

Blue Marin catch nd relase

July 16, 2018

I’m very happy to post that Today 16/07/18 we went out for a 7h shared trip with our Dear couple Pam Watson and husband Mr David. This time it was Mrs Pam's turn to tag and release a Blue… Read Full Report →


BLUE MARLIN

July 13, 2018

Today 13/07/18 we went out for a 7h shared trip with our guests and Mr David Watson (and wife Pam that usualy go every year with us) tagged and released a blue Marlin with 800 Lbs. Turned out Friday… Read Full Report →


BLUE MARLIN

July 08, 2018

Good news! Today july 8th, we went out for 7h and got our a Blue Marlin, tagged and released with 750 Lbs by Mr Barry Johnson. More pictures will be posted Read Full Report →


Bigeye Tuna

April 21, 2018

Today 21/04/18 we went out on a 4h shared trip in the morning, with 3 fisherman. The lucky one today was Mr Allan Henrivsel that caught a 75 Lbs Big eye tuna. Congratulations. See you on the sea. Read Full Report →


Bigeye tuna

April 20, 2018

Wuao!!!! Dear John. Congratulations another year in a row catching a large tuna with 100 pounds. The game just starts. See you at sea. Read Full Report →


Wahoo day

November 03, 2017

On today's trip November 3rd, Mr. Magnus Homer caught a 50 pound Wahoo while trolling, and Mr. Martin Beckett reeled in a 40 pound Wahoo while trolling as well. We also had a very fun time during bottom fishing,… Read Full Report →


Mr Barry catches

October 02, 2017

This week we were blessed with Mrs Barrys visit for some days those trips was espectacular and productive with up to 70 pound eels, wahoos and sting race . We will see you soon Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.42
out of 5 stars from 28 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Half day shared
Fullday trip
Fullday trip
+10
Angler Rating
17
6
3
1
0
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
76%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
82%
Appropriate for children
57%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
39%
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Georgi A.
Barcelos, Braga
 5.00
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Hi everybody who is interested to know how was our half day fishing trip on the boat Our Mary with captain Jose Serrao in the...
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Magnus T.
Malmoe , Malmoe
 5.00
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Half day shared

VERIFIED   NEW  August 31, 2019
Went out on my fourth fishingtrip this week. Since we cought a Marlin the first trip, i got a big eye tuna at 150lbs on the...
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Dean S.
Leek Wootton, England
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Half day trip with Capt Jose

VERIFIED   August 11, 2019
A very special day. My son Matt’s 21st Birthday today. Some people we realise wait a lifetime for a catch like this. Fantastic...
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Malmoe , Malmoe
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 30, 2019
Went out for a full day trip. After three hours a 600+ lbs ( according to captain)Marlin took the bait. He did a long run and...
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Steve E.
Gratwich, England
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VERIFIED   NEW  September 10, 2019
A decent tuna, after only an hour into the trip. Plenty of coaching and advice along the way. I would highly...
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