FISHING IN FIJI
The Somosomo strait and are often dotted with acres of birds and teeming baitfish, Skipjack, Scads, flying fish, mackerel, cuttlefish and ballyhoo. Within the day range, anglers can expect to find many types of pelagic and reef fish as the topography is varied with ribbon reefs, pinnacles, islands, channels, outer reefs, straits, drop offs and sandy flats. Every direction is full of possibilities for an exciting, productive day of fishing. Depending on the angler’s preference and with some seasonal variability, they can fish for Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi-mahi, and Yellow fin Tuna. For the reef fisherman who enjoys casting there is Giant Trevally, Blue Fin Trevally, Barracuda, Walu, and Dogtooth Tuna as well as some other Brand X’s.
THE REMOTE FISHING CHARTER
Join our team for a shot at the big one. Fully-equipped boat and local captain. Subject to boat and guide availability as well as tide times.
3 to 5 hours USD375; 5 to 8 hours USD500 incl tax
JOHN LLANES AND THE SEA DANCER
Boat: Built in September 2014, Custom Built Fiberglass built by Islander boats that offers versatility for all angling techniques. Length Overall 32ft or 10 meters. Beam: 9 ft. or 2.8 meters. She has a 150 mile range. Enclosed Cabin includes a V-Berth and Head.
Engine, Electronics, and Safety- 2014 150hp Yamaha. Electronics include GPS, Depth recorder and Fish Finder. Meets all USCG safety regulations.
Outfitted with- Reelax Fighting Chair to accommodate big game fishermen that is removable for a flush deck for those anglers that prefer a large casting platform for light tackle or fly fishing. Safety Bow rail for sight casting. Transom Door for easy entry and exit and portable S/S swim ladder for easy water exit.
Fishing Gear- 2- 130’s Shimano, 4- 50’s Shimano and Penn, 2- 80’s Shimano, 8 Shimano Casting rods and reels. Bucket Seat for fighting chair, stand up fighting belt, flying and stick gaffs, 10 Rod holders and Outriggers. For Popping, Jigging, Fly Fishermen and Blue Water Hunters bring your own fishing outfits. We strongly support the live release of non-record GT’s, Billfish and all species of Sharks.
Your Captain: John Llanes is at least a 3rd generation fisherman who started fishing over 40 years ago at a very young age. He has fished commercially and professionally and has held his 100 ton Master license for over 35 years. During his Hawaiian career in Kona, Hawaii, he has won or placed in at least 50 tournaments. He is an all- around fisherman for Big Game, light tackle, reef, and fly fishing. This rounded experience has given him the opportunity to professionally fish internationally including Australia, Midway, Fiji and his Hawaiian home grounds of Kona. He has been featured on televised fishing shows including ESPN as well as fishing books and magazines with the topics ranging from tournament wins, techniques for catching Giant Trevally’s, Marlin, Tuna, Mahi-mahi, Wahoo and deep sea rigging for various Big Game fish and lure making. All of that aside, the bottom line with Capt. John fishing is his passion and he is a great choice for the serious fisherman to enjoy a fun day of fishing.
Half day charter - USD850 incl tax. Full day charter - USD1,435 incl tax.