Nambas Fishing Charters Fishing Reports

Marlin Madness Vanuatu

August 21, 2016

It has been a great weekend on Nambas Fishing Charters. We had a multi day trip with a great group of guys from Australia. For most of the group it was their first time big game fishing so the… Read Full Report →

Marlin & Mahi's For The Gallaghers!

July 08, 2016

We fished a full day with the Gallagher family, caught one Blue Marlin on a Koya 861 for Dad and 3 Mahi Mahi for the kids. It was calm, lots of bait and birds around. We got right next… Read Full Report →

Yellowfin Bite Is Still On In Vanuatu!

June 11, 2016

There has been a pretty good Yellowfin bite still going on here in Vanuatu, with plenty of fish averaging 30-50KG, and some bigger ones in the mix too. Its always nice to catch solid Tunas, they are such awesome… Read Full Report →

45KG Yellowfin For The Boys!

April 26, 2016

Well today gave the guys from Reel Time Fishing Charters a perfect example of the sheer variety of hard pulling fish abundant in Vanuatu. We started the morning jigging a deep drop off, on the first drop all three… Read Full Report →

Matt Cini Gets His Black Marlin!

April 25, 2016

Had the boys from Reel Time Charters out today. We started out missing a couple of Wahoo first off, then next up was a Black Marlin. We saw the fish crash the long bait and knew straight away what… Read Full Report →

Jig til You Drop!

April 10, 2016

Had some Kiwi guys onboard today that were into jigging and brought enough gear to sink the boat ! I headed to an area of broken reef that had been good to us before. While I was sounding out… Read Full Report →

A Dogtooth Sort Of Day.....

March 25, 2016

We left ultra early today as it was a dogtooth sort of a day. We started trolling dead baits and almost instantly we were rewarded with an explosive bite and a solid hook up. This fish screamed line of… Read Full Report →

Yellowfin Family Fun!

February 07, 2016

We took a family visiting from China out for a four hour trip today. They were not interested in catching anything big, and the kids really wanted to catch some fun fish so we stuck to the spinning gear… Read Full Report →

Midget Marlin With Big Appetites!

January 25, 2016

Today we headed North to a rocky outcrop 25 miles from the Marina. We started the day by hooking a nice Blue Marlin around 150KGs, we fought the fish to within tagging range and then with an acrobatic airbourne… Read Full Report →

Marlin On The Doorstep

January 24, 2016

Caught 1-1 this afternoon. A healthy little Blue Marlin around 150lbs on a bait and bird combination on the long rigger. The coolest part was that we were only 5 miles from the marina. The fishing in Vanuatu really… Read Full Report →

Marlin Madness in Vanuatu

January 19, 2016

Fished today with Stuart & Lisa Reid from "Fishabout Charters" in Sydney, Australia. We raised 5 Blue Marlin, caught a Black Marlin and a Mahi Mahi. At one point we switched a Blue off the teaser and at the… Read Full Report →

Light Tackle Wins The Day!

January 07, 2016

We started the day well by catching a Blue Marlin in the first few minutes of trolling. After spending the next hour or so looking for another Marlin we decided to change things up and try our luck with… Read Full Report →

Sharks Vs Tuna

December 23, 2015

We caught this 45kg Yellowfin today, and also had another double header on as well. The sharks were out in force and ate the double header in minutes, which was a shame but its hard to beat mother nature....despite… Read Full Report →

Rain or Shine the Marlin Still Bite!

December 08, 2015

So todays adventure involved Marlin fishing in the rain. The Marlin showed up but he didnt listen to the plan, he ate a little bait lure on spinning tackle. It took a while but we managed to catch the… Read Full Report →

Old Friends - New Adventures!

December 07, 2015

Thanks Adam Poole & Elise for coming out on sunday for a half day trip. The water temp was high and the fish all had lockjaw. We raised a spearfish that that bit repeatedly but would not stay stuck.… Read Full Report →

Tournament Time - PVGFC 2015

November 21, 2015

Team Nambas did well in the first day of the Port Vila Game Fish Classic. We managed to tag and release 2 Blue Marlin from 6 fish raised. We also caught a 30.5 KG Yellowfin Tuna and 2 Mahi… Read Full Report →

Mahi Mahi Madness

October 08, 2015

Another short 4 hour trip today, but still alot of fun. Started off inshore but the water wasnt looking that good, so we headed off shore to one of the fads in hope of better fishing. As soon as… Read Full Report →

2-2 on Blue Marlin

September 29, 2015

Had the guys from the local "Saloon Bar" out today. We caught 2 from 2 Blue Marlin. The first fish was around 200lbs and the second was 350lbs. Unfortunately the second fish wouldn't release so we landed it and… Read Full Report →

A Lively Blue Marlin makes time fly!

September 19, 2015

Only a quick 4 hour trip today.... it's never long enough when you are having this much fun! We caught a bunch of little Yellowfin and Skipjacks to start the trip off nicely. Just to put the finishing touches… Read Full Report →

Crazy Sailfish & Wahoo Blitz!

August 25, 2015

Today I had a plan to try and fish the same tide later in the day where we seen 'em the day before, which left the morning free. We opted to try for dogtooth, and caught plenty of small… Read Full Report →

Live Aboard Adventures

August 23, 2015

After a night at Bokkisa island resort and with a new crew onboard we set off before sunrise heading south. The first half a day was spent punching into 25 knots of wind, which made for a particularly long… Read Full Report →

Daybreak Dogtooth

August 19, 2015

I always look forward to Live aboard charters. They really are the best way to explore some of Vanuatu's most untouched and insane fishing. This trip certainly didn't disappoint! There were too many highlights to mention them all, but… Read Full Report →

Wahoo! A double for Troy

July 26, 2015

Nambas Fishing regular, Troy had his hands full today with this nice double header of Wahoo! Read Full Report →

Spearfish Success

July 18, 2015

Today was a half day for Tim, Lulu and their family. Started off at one of the FAD's but it was pretty slow with only a few skipjacks so we headed off to look for a marlin... Within an… Read Full Report →

George's First Black Marlin

July 07, 2015

We left town at lunch time for a 4 hour charter travelling from Port Vila to Havannah Harbour, after throwing out a few baits on the way we only had the one bite but it counted, getting George his… Read Full Report →

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