Captain
Ian Koenig

Member since January 2016 Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
Background
Capt. Ian has been running charters with his business partner Michael full time for two years. He has regularly skippered boats since 2005, mainly targeting Marlin and Tuna. Fishing is his passion! Before starting the business he was an accountant for a 5* hotel and Michael was a banker. But their passion took over and now they direct and skipper their own company, Fish Whisperer Ltd Mauritius. Now they both take pleasure from being on the sea every day and sharing the experience of fishing with people from all around the world. Capt. Ian has competed in both local and international fishing tournaments.

Hey, I'm Captain Ian Koenig

Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
Background
Capt. Ian has been running charters with his business partner Michael full time for two years. He has regularly skippered boats since 2005, mainly targeting Marlin and Tuna. Fishing is his passion! Before starting the business he was an accountant for a 5* hotel and Michael was a banker. But their passion took over and now they direct and skipper their own company, Fish Whisperer Ltd Mauritius. Now they both take pleasure from being on the sea every day and sharing the experience of fishing with people from all around the world. Capt. Ian has competed in both local and international fishing tournaments.

My Charter Listing

Fish Whisperer – Extasea

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 6 reviews
Grande Riviere Noire
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Customer Reviews

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4.56
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out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
55%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Gary W.
Mauritius
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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El dorado

VERIFIED   Full Day – Small Game Fishing on June 14, 2019
5am and the boat was ready to go and when your up at 3.30 for an early start it’s exactly as you want it . On the boat...
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Dylan B.
Mauritius
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) – Small Game on September 17, 2018
My husband and I went fishing with Mikl and his crew member this morning. Was a great day fishing and my husband was so happy...
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Neil S.
Breaston, England
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Half day trip with Ian

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) – Small Game on January 31, 2019
Went with recommendation to go on larger boat Extrasea due to sea conditions. Well worth it, Michael and crew member made it...
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Ahmad A.
Mauritius
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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5 hours fishing with captain Michael

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) – Small Game on April 24, 2018
I was impressed with booking service, the live chat at anytime to figure out any issue you could have. It was an exciting...
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Jon B.
Port Louis, PL
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Half day trip with Ian and Mike

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) – Small Game on September 24, 2019
Had a great morning of fishing. Ian and Michael were incredibly helpful, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. We caught...
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