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2019 Season is now over for Blue Makaira, but what a season it was.

Blue Makaira for the third season running recorded the highest catch and release of Blue Marlin of all of the islands charter boats. For 2019, we released 34 Blue Marlin of over 500 lbs with 15 of these over 700lbs and 7 being over 800lbs, with an average weight recorded of about 620lbs!

Thrown into the pot this year were Big Eye Tuna up to 220lbs, Wahoo to 60lbs and Spearfish to about 40lbs. What great fishing.

2020 Season. Blue Makaira is currently undergoing her winter maintenance and will be back in the water in early May ready for our clients to start fishing from mid-May. If you have not booked then please email info@atlanticbluemarlin.com to secure your dates

Madeira

Map of the Madeira island

Madeira is a beautiful island in the Atlantic Ocean, some 500 miles South West of the most southern point of Portugal.

Madeira was discovered early in the 15th century by the Portuguese navigators João Gonçalves Zarco, Tristão Vaz Teixeira and Bartolomeu Perestrelo, and now Madeira is an autonomous region of Portugal.

Madeira Islands are just a short trip from main land Europe (about 3 hours flight from the UK), a destination where you can combine your holiday fishing with the opportunity to enjoy the sea, mountains, and fantastic scenery.

Madeira is a popular destination for tourists of all ages. Its temperate climate (between 20 and 27°C) makes Madeira a very comfortable destination all year round.

Madeira is famous for its fantastic food and wines, not least the Madeira Wine. You will find that there is one thing that Madeira is not short of and that is good restaurants, for which Calheta has more than a fair share.

Plate with milho frito and meat from the epetada skewer

Madeira has so many attractions, other than the world class fishing, it would be hard to cover them on this web site, more information is readily available elsewhere on the web, but we suggest the links below are a good place to start.

General information on Madeira’s Tourism:

http://www.visitmadeira.pt/en-gb/homepage

http://www.madeira-tourist.com/  

A review in the Daily Telegraph:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/portugal/11459571/Madeira-Portugal-the-most-enviable-island-on-earth.html 

fishing trips


THE FISHING

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Link to the crew site


THE CREW

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Link to the boat site


THE BOAT

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THE LOCATION

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