My Husband and I enjoyed Big Game Fishing & Jigging with Sergio & Paulo. We saw their boat and signs in the marina and, after seeing other reviews, decided to book. We had a full day big game fishing for tuna, after no luck with marlin off Horta. Sergio took us to an area with good features and soon we saw plenty activity on the surface (and plenty of dolphins!). Although we lost the first hook up, it must have been big due to the speed at which it took line! The second bite provided an excellent fight and resulted the largest fish my husband had ever caught! After heaving it aboard we discovered it to be a yellowfin at about 120kg!! (Possibly a local record!) Although we were heading back, we asked if we could throw out a few more lines to troll one last time. Sergio agreed with about 20mins fishing time left. We soon got our 3rd hook up and again my husband put up a good fight but this fish was much bigger and with all the activity, also snapped off but was an exciting end to the day! We asked if we could have some of the fresh tuna to eat and met Sergio the day after where he gave us a huge portion. (If you ask at Bar Marina, in the old marina, they were happy to cook fish caught on fishing excursions).
We had such a good time that we booked a second day jigging, this time going for the afternoon/evening. Sergio and Paulo were a bit luckier getting bites but were quick to pass over the rod and let us play the fish in. We caught several mackerel, a nice Guilly Jack and a beautiful Amber Jack at about 20kg. This was a fantastic fight on the lighter gear and although I tried my best I was soon exhausted & passed the rod to my husband! We even got a close up with a seagull that managed to fly into the boat! (It was quickly caught and set free with the net).
In and amongst all the great fishing, we also got to see plenty of wildlife (namely dolphin), the whole of the south coast of Sao Miguel and a sunset. I would recommend Seazores and hope you are as lucky as we were with the fish!
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