Nambas Fishing Charters Fishing Reports

460Lbs Marlin for Christmas

December 23, 2017

Well today was a good day for the Geddes family from Sydney who are enjoying the festive season in Vanuatu. The weather was perfect with flat calm seas and clear skies. It was only a 4 hour charter today… Read Full Report →

Dogtooth Drama - Topwater Highs & Lows!!

November 24, 2017

It's not always plain sailing as this video shows, but its always fun when there are this many Dogtooth around. With several failed hook ups on the popper, the Angler Neil Trujillo managed to hook the fish of a… Read Full Report →

Lively Black Marlin on Spin Gear

November 22, 2017

It was a great day on Nambas during one of our trips in November. We went from battling Dogtooth on topwater lures, with explosive bites and screaming drag to battling a classic Vanuatu Black Marlin on the spin gear.… Read Full Report →

Stripe Marlin Hit Vanuatu

July 20, 2017

It was a dream come true for novice angler Andrea Delaney, she was clearly excited by the prospect of her first big game fishing trip. As the lures went out Captain Housby showed her the ropes and correct technique… Read Full Report →

GT Battle

June 20, 2017

It was a fantastic trip for Englishman Peter Brumby. Having only had a couple of drops with our lightweight Jigging gear, Peter soon realised he was connected to a seriously hard fighting fish. Peter being an experienced angler eventually… Read Full Report →

Monster Marlin - Epic 5 hour battle.

March 03, 2017

Our 2 anglers got more than they bargained for yesterday on a half day charter with Nambas Fishing Charters. Both anglers were clear that they wanted a bit of fun and would be happy with a 15KG Yellowfin Tuna.… Read Full Report →

Lets Hear it For the Girls!

December 23, 2016

It doesn’t get much better than todays trip. As the fishing had been so good recently we got an early start and headed out at 5:00am. It turned out to be well worth the early start. Before 6:00am just… Read Full Report →

Yellowfin Fever in Vanuatu

December 22, 2016

Today we had a 6 hour charter with the wonderful Schell family who were visiting Vanuatu on a cruise from Australia. Helen had arranged the trip as a surprise for her sons Cameron and Jay. It was a late… Read Full Report →

2 Blue Marlin in 59 Minutes!

December 21, 2016

We were treated to fantastic weather today with flat seas, clear skies and a nice breeze. Which was perfect for our long standing clients Nicki and Pete. The day just kept getting better when we quickly hooked up to… Read Full Report →

Outer Islands Live Aboard Adventure

November 06, 2016

We headed off at 9 am, we were travelling north for the next 8 days with Santo being our final destination. The first day was calm and quiet, we jumped off two marlin and caught a 15 kg Yellowfin… Read Full Report →

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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