Fish & fishing times
Catches in dimensions round aboutf 700 Lbs / 318 kg are not uncommon.
Here you find the world’s largest occurrence of Blue Marlin. The blue marlin grows up to 4.5 meters in length and can reach a speed of about 90 kilometers per hour, making it one of the fastest fish in the world. Fishing season: Blue marlin is caught all year round, but the best time is between mid-March and early July, and there are still good fishing prospects until September.
The Sailfish is characterized by its large dorsal fin, which can be up to 3.5 meters long. The fish can reach a top speed of 55 kilometers per hour and, like the blue marlin, has a spear-like mouthpiece. Fishing season: The best conditions are between June and August. There are also good chances in September.
The white marlin or spearfish is more than 3 m long and weighs more than 80 kg.
Fishing season: April to September.
The second dorsal fin and the rear fin of the Yellowfin Thun / BigEye are both bright yellow. It can be up to 2.5 meters long and over 200 kilograms in weight. Fishing season: all year round. Best in March, April, June and October – also November and December.
One of the largest populations of Wahoo has been detected near Cape Verde. The Wahoo is a fish of the mackerel family that can reach a length of 2.5 meters. Fishing season: all year round. The best conditions are in the months between December and May.
The Dorada or golden mackerel is widespread and particularly popular in the restaurants in Cape Verde. One of the most common by-catches. Fishing season: July and August are the best months, but June and September are likely to catch a bream.
In addition, you catch the albacore Tuna, Bonito and various Shark species, as well as the speed jigging in addition to huge Amberjacks also a lot of other demersal species.