SEASON IN MAURITIUS

Summer time: November to April

Winter time: May to October

FISH SEASONS

FISH SPECIES

PACIFIC BLUE MARLIN

From 100 to 1430 pounds. Average weight 350 pounds. Caught all year round. Best months, November to April.

 

World Record: 1376 (Men)

Mauritian Record: 1355 lbs

BLACK MARLIN

Mauritian record 752 pounds. Average weight 400 pounds. A great fighter. Caught all year round but found mostly in winter.

 

World Record: 1347 lbs

Mauritian Record: 794 lbs

STRIPED MARLIN

Only a few specimen are boated every year.

 

 

 

World record: 494 lbs

Mauritian Record: 243 lbs

STRIPED MARLIN

Not very abundant but more could be caught if they were fished for.

 

 

World Record: 141 lbs

Mauritian Record: 142 lbs

DORADO

Found all year round. Rarely exceeds 50 pounds. A wonderful fish giving good fun when played on light tackle.

 

World Record: 82 lbs

Mauritian Record: 68 lbs

WAHOO

Found all year round. Average weight 45 pounds. Mauritian record being 125 pounds. Great fun on light tackle.

 

World Record: 149 lbs

Mauritian Record: 125 lbs

MAKO SHARK

Some specimens are caught every year. A dangerous shark and a fierce fighter.

 

 

World Record: 1115 lbs

Mauritian Record: 1115 lbs

HAMMERHEAD SHARK

Abundant in August and September and found also all year round.

 

 

World Record: 1280 lbs

Mauritian Record: 693 lbs

BLUE SHARK

Mauritius holds the world record in 130 pounds class for this species with a 400 pounder. Not abundant.

 

World Record: 400 lbs

Mauritian Record: 400 lbs

TIGER SHARK

Will swallow anything that floats. Generally a good fighter. Our record is 1218 pounds.

 

 

World Record: 1780 lbs

Mauritian Record: 1218 lbs

YELLOW FIN TUNA

Big specimen, abundant in March and April, found all year round in different size. Weight does not exceed 200 pounds. A great fighter.

 

World Record: 388 lbs

Mauritian Record: 212 lbs

DOG TOOTH TUNA

Biggest specimen boated weighed 230 pounds, the world record in 50 pounds line class. Many possibilities for new world record.

 

World Record: 224 lbs (80 lbs line)

Mauritian Record: 212 lbs