Fishing in the Indian ocean


Fishing in the Indian ocean
Sun, sea and beach but also perfect fishing. From the world famous Pemba Channel Fishing lodge this is "the place to be" to go Big Game in Kenya. The lodge has 6 separate cabins, each furnished for 4 persons. Besides the perfect setting on the beach, the boats are fully equipped and the captains are very experienced. The resort is located in Shimoni in southern Kenya directly at the coast and a two hour drive from Mombasa airport. Next to the cabins there is a general room with bar where you can relax next to the swimming pool. All meals are served here as well. The resort can accommodate a maximum of 24 people, making it a wonderful place to enjoy the facilities in peace and quiet.
The fishing here focuses mainly on trolling for "big" fish. Sailfish, swordfish, striped, black and blue marlin can be found here in good numbers. As an additional catch you will find wahoo, tuna, barracuda and dorado. Tiger sharks and mako sharks are also caught. For the enthusiasts it is also possible to change trollling and active fishing from smaller boats on GT's, Amberjack, Snappers etc around the reefs. Thus, any variation in the type of fishing is no problem here.
This area has been known for years for its good fishing and many anglers travel to this location to catch their dream fish. We work according to the Catch & Release method in order to make the maximum contribution to a good fish stock.
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You will stay in the world famous Pemba Channel Fishing Lodge where up to 24 guests can stay in 6 separate cabins. All cabins are suitable for a maximum of 4 persons and from your cabin you have a direct view over the sea or the swimming pool. The complex is known as a true fishing paradise and is located 80 kilometres south of Mombasa on the Indian Ocean. This location has guaranteed good fishing and perfect service for years. Nothing is left to chance here.


It is a good place to stay in this Hemingway-like atmosphere with a bar with beautiful pictures of large and special fish. The quality of the food is very nice and the location guarantees a soothing atmosphere where you will surely enjoy your holiday.


There a three fully equipped boats available at this location. The Jasiri and Shuwari are both 33 feet and the White otter is 44 feet. They are all equipped with twin diesel turbo engines of 270 hp each. The boats are equipped with all imaginable necessities of navigation, GPS, fish finder, outriggers, fighting chairs and rods from Shimano, Fenwick, Harnell and KC with Shimano and Penn reels with 80, 50 and 30 lbs mono lines. These are the best materials to tackle the big boys.


Guests who would like to bring their own material to improve any IGFA records in line classes are encouraged to do so. The captain and crew will be happy to assist you.


Besides the equipment itself, the crew also plays an important role. The number of years of experience of the crews is more than 150 if you add it all up. They know the hotspots and they do everything they can to give their guests a successful fishing holiday.


The season for fishing here is almost endless. Good fish are caught all year round. However, there are two specific periods. From August till the end of October the tuna is very active and from December till the end of March the marlins are present. Since this season is summer in this part of the world you can expect nice weather and temperatures of 25 tm 35 C. Shorts, t-shirt, cap, sunglasses and sunscreen are part of the standard equipment.


In Mombasa where you will be picked up by the driver of the resort. Target price per person for return transport from Mombasa airport to the lodge, 7 nights in a 4 person cabin, bed linen, towels and full board.


  days       fishing price per person in Euro

   4        2 = 2500      3 = 2125      4 = 1925

   5        2 = 2795      3 = 2295      4 = 2060

   6        2 = 3095      3 = 2495      4 = 2195


Additional charges include flights, tips for crew and staff, $50 pp for a tourist visa to be arranged at the airport upon arrival, and drinks.


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