This fishing method is widely used on the African coast and mostly on the islands of the Indian Ocean.
No nets or rods are used. This simple ancient method of fishing only requires a spool of fishing wire and a hook and bait. It is evey fisherman’s dream to one day experience this exciting fishing expedition…Be it deep sea fishing, fishing in the lagoon, squid fishing or simply off the beach fishing with a rod…To find oneself in solitude at dawn (5.00am, 22 degrees), facing this turquoise ocean is magical and beyond belief. A real sensation of freedom and peace. Tourists visiting the island should take the time to enjoy those moments of bliss with or without a fishing rod. For a moment one gets to forget all and enjoy that special moment on such an magnificent island.
You will have a buddy fisherman who will initiate you to this fishing trip’ Leaving very early at sunrise, you will be taken past the barrier reef into the ocean towards the Coin de Mire. Witness this splendid sunrise on the north of the island, it is already 6.00am, and watch Mauritius awaken!
The water is so transparent that you can even see your bait dive to the bottom of the sea bed, 10 to 15 metres deep. It will not be long before you can feel the first bite! Fishermen in Mauritius are passionate, very skilled and knowledgeable. They will take you to an ideal spot along the reefs, for that is where the fish feed.
Your buddy fisherman will ensure that you have a good a good catch! You will take with you some of the fish and enjoy a nice BBQ with your famiily…