Great Fishing on La Digue Island, Seychelles
Fishing has always been a way of life on La Digue Island, Seychelles, and this practice for survival continues today. Boasting some of the richest fishing grounds in the world, Seychelles has become a dream fishing getaway for fisherman from around the world, and many find great fishing on La Digue Island.
Many fishing charter operators offer visitors the chance to go deep sea fishing – be it sport or bottom fishing, and the flats around the island offer some great fly fishing. Whatever your preference – or experience level – you’ll enjoy a fishing trip to brag about, when you visit La Digue Island, Seychelles.
Fishing on La Digue
Seychelles has rightfully earned its place in the Sport-Fishing ‘Hall-of-Fame’ and is surely right near the top of most anglers’ lists of dream fishing destinations, with many record breaking catches coming from our abundant waters. Blue and black marlin, dorado, blue and yellow-fin tuna and Sailfish are abundant, and you’ll surely set a new record or two, even if it’s just your own.
The granitic, landscape and coral reef colonies between Seychelles’ inner-islands makes for a topography offering hundreds of great spots to bottom fish, make fishing on La Digue a great option for those wo wish to do some jigging and reeling on their visit. If you’re lucky you’ll catch a Red Snapper for dinner – a delicious fish and favourite among locals and tourists alike.
Fly Fishing on La Digue Island won’t compare to the outer islands of Seychelles, which have in recent year’s become the dream destination for fly-fisherman from around the world. However La Digue does offer the opportunity to fly fish Seychelles much more affordably than a trip like that and you’ll be pleased by the populations of milk and bonefish that call our coast home. Job fish have been known to be caught, and Blue, Giant and perhaps even a golden Trevally may just end up on your hook!
From small fishing trips with local fisherman to large sport-fishing boats to luxury motor-yachts , there are fishing charter options to suit any preference or budget. A walk to La Digue’s La Passe jetty will put you in touch with local operators offering day trips for fishing from La Digue, and when you book with us, we’ll send you our free ebook “Your Guide to La Digue Island, Seychelles” complete with a list of recommended fishing charter operators.
Did you know, that when you book with us we’ll send you our free eBook “Your Guide to La Digue Island, Seychelles” filled with useful information, including a list and contact details of charter operators offering Fishing on Digue Island
Where to stay?
Lakaz Safran Guesthouse is situated in La Passe village – the heart of La Digue Island, Seychelles. A two minute walk from the ferry, here you’ll find comfortable and stylish Bed and Breakfast lodgings, marked by the famous Seychellois hospitality and centrally located to a host of shops, restaurants and attractions. Come discover the magic of La Digue Island, come stay at Lakaz Safran!