» PACIFIC BLUE MARLIN
From 100 to 1430 pounds. Average weight 350 pounds. Caught all year
round. Best months, November to April.
» BLACK MARLIN
Mauritian record 752 pounds. Average weight 400 pounds. A great fighter.
Caught all year round but found mostly in summer.
» STRIPED MARLIN
Only a few specimen are boated every year. Our record being 243 pounds.
Not very abundant but more could be caught if they were fished
for. Mauritian record 142 pounds.
» YELLOW FIN TUNA
Big specimen are abundant in March and April, otherwise found all
year round in different size. Weight does not exceed 200 pounds.
A great fighter.
» DOG TOOTH TUNY
Found close to the reefs. Biggest specimen boated weighed 230 pounds,
which is the world record in 50 pounds line class. Many possibilities
for new world record.
» SKIPJACK TUNY
Found all year round. Ideal bait for Marlin Fishing. Mauritius
holds all tackle world records with specimen of 41 pounds 15 oz
and 4 other world record in different line classes.
Found all year round. Average weight 45 pounds. Mauritian record
being 125 pounds. Great fun on light tackle.
Found all year round. Rarely exceeds 50 pounds. A wonderful fish
giving good fun when played on light tackle.
» MAKO SHARK
Many specimen are caught every year. A dangerous shark and a fierce
fighter. Mauritian and world record 1115 pounds.
» HAMMERHEAD SHARK
Abundant in August and September and found also all year round.
Mauritian record is 693 pounds.
» BLUE SHARK
Mauritius holds the world record in 130 pounds class for this species
with a 400 pounder. Not abundant.
» TIGER SHARK
Will swallow anything that floats. Generally a good fighter. Our
record is 1218 pounds.