SOUDAN BANK FISHING TRIP IS A COMBINATION OF TROLLING, JIGGING AND POPPING.

Soudan bank is located at 100 nautical miles north east of Mauritius. It is more than 100 km2 and has a depth average of 50 meters up to only 15 meters on the peak.

The area offers the possiblities to practice different types of fishing such as:

Jigging: dog tooth tuna, yellow fin tuna, wahoo, giant trevally, amber jack, and grouper.
Trolling: blue/black marlin, sailfish, dog tooth tuna, yellow fin tuna, wahoo, dorado.
Popping: tuna, dorado or wahoo hunting the surface at the back of your boat.

The bank is a different type of fishing as you hardly see birds; we concentrate on the topography of the bottom and fish most of the time along the ramps and peaks. You can expect amazing suprises when fishing there and will most of the time have marlin strikes. We fully encourage marlin and shark release.

You will have the opportunity to practice stand up fishing against different species from 25 to 200 pounds with top class fishing equipement and highly experienced crew.

BOAT TYPE USED

The choice of a Bertram 390 comes from the fact that these boats are among the best in the world

Built strong for a safe long range navigation this boat is known for its strength, comfortability and reliability.

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The comfort onboard

With a total of 960hp of amazing power, this boat comprises of:
• 10 KWA generator
• 2 double cabins (sleep 4 pers.)
• Full time air conditioning
• 1 bathroom with hot / cold water
• TV/DVD system in master cabin and lounge
• Fully equipped kitchen
• Microwave oven
• Fridge
• Freezer
• GPS
• Plotter
• Radar fish finder
• Satellite telecommunication
• Life jackets / life raft (8 pers.)
• Epirb emergency distress
• Location device

EQUIPMENT

1 x popping rods (saltiga z 6500 dog tooth mounted on shimano tiralejo) braided 80 lbs line.
2 x jigging spinning sevens seas rods mounted with saltiga z 6000 reels filled with 80 lbs braid
2 x jigging conventional daiwag rods mounted with saltiga 40 hs filled with 50 lbs braid
2 x stand up straight butt 50 lbs mounted with shimano tiara reels filled up with 80 lbs braid)
5 x curved butt alutecnos 80 lbs mounted with shimano tiara reels filled with 130 lbs braid)
1 x black magic stand up harnesses
1 x seat harness/shoulder harness
great choice of gloves, trolling lures, jigs and fresh bait