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Fish the magical island of Madagascar

We are delighted to be able to offer this tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean. This is a year round fishery and the majority of the game fish are permanently present. The waters surrounding Mitsio archipelago, in the north west point of Madagascar are home to a 70km long underwater continental shelf, this vast plateau has depths ranging to 90m, with an average of 40-50m. Many islands, underwater humps and reefs provide a wide choice of fishing spots, with additional pelagic activity.

Opportunities exist for jigging, popping, trolling, baitfishing and livebaiting, with the added bonus of bluewater within an hour of the base lodge if you wish to pursue the even larger pelagics.

This area is free from pollution and commercial fishing pressure and the island location provides both inshore and offshore fishing grounds.

There is a huge range of species available at this location and about 30 species a week is not uncommon, GTs, Grouper, Snapper, Barracuda, King Mackerel, Dogtooth Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Sailfish, Black Marlin and many many more.

Specialist Jigging and Popping equipment is available to hire at this location so no need to worry about rod tubes and expensive specialist tackle.

This is an all inclusive lodge so all meals, laundry and drinks ( including alcoholic ) are included.


Please note there are many variations/itineraries for this destination and, of course, you can elect to stay for longer.

The boats

3 x 8-9m, centre console sports fishers accommodating up to 4 anglers with all necessary equipment and GPS loaded with over 3,000 unique locations and of course full safety equipment


This ecolodge on the archipelago of Mitsio consists of 7 twin bungalows built in the traditional Malagay style. All bungalows have showers and toilets and constant electricity via renewable solar energy.

Regional Dining

Accommodation is Full Board, prepared from fresh local and organic ingredients. Additionally fresh bread is available daily and a 3 course meal is available on the boat every lunchtime. Additionally all drinks ( including alcohol ) are included in this package.

Sample itinerary

Day 1 Heathrow – Paris 1210/1425  Paris – Reunion 1930/0930 ( +1 )

Day 2 Reunion – Fascene 1345/1435  You will be met at the airport and taken to the dock and then on to the lodge at Mitsio. All Inc Accom

Day 3 Full Day fishing – 8 to 9 hrs fishing various locations / methods, All Inc Accom

Day 4 – 7 Full Day fishing, All Inc Accom

Day 8 Full Day fishing, landing at hotel in Nosybe, overnight room only accommodation.

Day 9 Transfer to the airport Fascene – Reunion 1215/1455, Reunion – Paris 2015/0530 (+1)

Day 10 Paris – Heathrow  1010/1030

Cost £3,530 per person, fishing 3 per boat and subject to availability

Price Includes :

Return economy flights, transfers to / from Nosybe to Mitsio, overnight accommodation ( room only ) in Nosybe, twin shared room, 6 nights all inclusive accommodation on Mitsio, 6 days fishing ( 3 per boat ), laundry.

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UK based tackle suppliers are very few and far between for this kind of equipment however we highly recommend Terry at Jigabite as your first port of call.

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