Fishing in Mauritius

Whoever said – ‘There are plenty of Fish in the sea’ is absolutely right! At least if he was a Mauritian! Surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is ideally positioned to access the countless exciting species of fish that are recurrent in the warm, tropical waters.

Since its early days fishing has been a significant part in every-day life of the local Mauritians. Even today, if you happen to be travelling along the various beaches of Mauritius you are sure to find many fishermen standing inside the lagoons and trying to catch some fish to bring home to their families or to sell at the local markets.

Depending on the time of the year it is also possible to catch Blue or Black Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Yellow fin Tuna, Giant Trevally, Dogtooth Tuna, Bonito, Dolphin fish, Sharks and many more. If fishing for tuna could appeal to you, you might be interested in knowing that Mauritius has claimed Yellow Tail tuna and white tuna of well over two hundred pounds each! By now, we can assure that your empty stomach is already growling for that taste and adventure!


One thing the locals are a masters of is an expertise at Deep Sea Fishing! This has been practiced by the locals for many years and by now is famous across the Island! For any fan of fishing, You ought to try the Deep-Sea fishing. It is a spectacular experience one can seek in Mauritius any time of the year, making this Island one of the most ideal places for deep-sea fishing in the world! This is one of the most exciting adventures you can possibly have, so it is absolutely essential that you schedule some time for it when you are planning your vacation to this Paradise Island.

Now fasten your cords and leap into the ocean to catch your next big one! Don’t forget to share your win on the Discover App!




Author: Discover Mauritius™

Discover Mauritius™ Mobile Application aims at helping tourists to explore the unconventional or the unseen beauty of Mauritius. There is no questioning the beauty of Mauritius' beaches, and the famous powder white sands, which slope gently into sapphire blue waters, have long lured visitors to the island. Yet beyond their achingly picturesque aesthetics lies an island waiting to be discovered: markets hum, gardens bloom, swathes of feather-tipped sugarcane ripple across undulating fields and moss green mountains frame a verdant, compact landscape that spills into the Indian ocean – it is truly a tropical island paradise.

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