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November special

The boats used for our special packtes for winter season 2015/2016 are Boca Ratòn - Black Watch 31" and/or Victoria II - Bertram 45”, depending on your preference and the number of people on board.

  • Boat Boca Raton - Skipper Capt. Giorgio Assolari, mate Xì max 3 person
  • Boat Victoria - Skipper Capt. Marco Canu, mate Salik max 4 person
  • For the "live aboard" packets it's exclusively used the boat Victoria II - Bertram 45”

The packets we offer are:

  • “INTENSIVE 3 DAYS BOCA RATON ”
  • “INTENSIVE 4 DAYS BOCA RATON ”
  • “INTENSIVE 3 DAYS LIVEABOARD MY VICTORIA ”
  • “INTENSIVE 4 DAYS LIVEABOARD MY VICTORIA”

General description

Package mainly dedicated to the lovers of the vertical jigging and big game. We’ll fish mainly along the coast of San Antao, enjoying optimal sea conditions even during the winter season. We’ll reach the second day the tour North West Bank, a seamount that from 2000 meters reach almost the surface at 43 m. Unique and extremely rich of fish, is 20 nautical miles from the North West tip of Santo Antao, the island adjacent to Sao Vicente.
It’s anyway difficult to reach the Bank in one day from Sao Vincente - Mindelo, the starting point of our fishing trips, for this reason we have organized three days of intensive fishing, expandable to your liking even to 4 days, where real monsters are waiting you, and not only amberjack!!!

To clarify, in the winter the Blue marlin are not as numerous as in the months from March to July, but for the special marine conditions and peculiarities of the North West Bank, we can find throughout the year this wonderful fish. The fish we mainly catch with the various techniques we use are wahoo, tuna and amberjack. 

Basic packet “ INTENSIVE 3 DAYS”

The program is as follows.

  • On arrival in Mindelo drink and briefing at the Sport Fishing Club Mindelo.

  • 1st day of fishing - Departure from the Sport Fishing Club Mindelo around 1 pm, we’ll fish trolling until we reach the coast of San Antao. Here we’ll try our hands with vertical jigging, so to test and refine the equipment. Estimated time of arrival in the Bay of Mount Trigo is around 5:00 pm. Transfer with local boat to the small but charming guest house in the small village of Mount Trigo. Room accommodation and dinner with local fish we caught. For the package “live aboard” with the boat My Victoria it’s possible to visit the Mount Trigo hamlet. Dinner is served on board or, on request, in the restaurant of the guesthouse.

  • 2nd day of fishing - Breakfast, transfer to the boat and departure at 7:00 am for the North West Bank. A few miles before the Bank preparation of the equipment and start of the fishing day. Fishing techniques we’ll use: big game for marlin, and trolling for wahoo and tuna. Upon arrival on North West Bank, sessions of vertical jigging for those big amberjack. Return from the Bank will be around 2:00 pm. Expected return Tarrafal Sant Antao will be around 5:00 pm. Transfer with local boat to shore and room accommodation. Dinner with local fish caught on the day.

In the event that the weather does not allow to reach the Norht West Bank we'll do the full day along the coast of San Antao.

  • 3rd day of fishing - Breakfast, transfer to the boat and departure at 7:00. Trolling and vertical jigging along the return trip, scheduled to reach the  Sport Fishing Club in Mindelo around 12:00 am

The package includes:

  • Exclusive use of the boat
  • Equipment for Big Game, trolling and vertical. Bait, fuel, drinks inlcuded
  • For the full day lunch on board is included
  • During the two overnight stops at the San Antao island are included breakfasts, dinners and overnight stay at local guesthouse
  • It is not included in the package "base fishing" the stay in Mindelo and the flight
  • Are not included in any package lunches and dinners in Mindelo

Extra basic packet

  • Possibility to change both the first day and the last day with trips full day instead of half-days as shown on the price list

  • Possibility of extending the basic package with accommodation in Mindelo for the night of your arrival and the day after returning from San Antao at Don Paco Hotel as stated in the price list

  • Possibility of joining the special package Amsterdam - Fishing + accommodation in Mindelo + flight from Amsterdam (** subject to availability of the airline on the dates shown in the price list)

How to geto to Mindelo from other destinations

  • Neos charter flights or Cabo Verde Time flights, with departures from Milan - Verona - Bologna - Roma, weekly reach the island of Sal. From the island of Sal with daily domestic flights of the airline TACV

  • Every Saturday, direct flight Milan - Lisbon - Sao Vincente with the airline TAP

  • Or every day, flight from Lisbon to Sal

  • The flight we use in the complete special package Amsterdam - Fishing + accommodation in Mindelo + flight from Amsterdam is with the company Transavia

  • They are easily available online low -cost flights from Italy or other European countries to the Amsterdam or Lisbon airport. On request, indicating the origin of departure, the date of departure and date of return, we provide the best solution to geto to Mindelo

The arrival at Mount Trigo hamlet Mount Trigo
 The pousada  Taxi service!
The room
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