The island of são Nicolau is located in the Atlantic ocean, 450 km from the West coast of the African continent, in the Northern part of the archipelago of Cape Verde between the major Islands of são Vicente and Sal.
The length of the island of são Nicolau is 50 km long and 25 km wide.
The wealth of oceanic fauna and the great depths near the shore, perfect for an inexpensive coastal fishing. For this fishing we use small boats, which can significantly reduce the overall cost.
Types of fishing:
- Jigging (Jigging),
- Bottom fishing (Botom fishing).
- Night fishing for sharks.
The island's climate is dry tropical. The average temperature for summer is 28.. 32°C, for winter and 23.. 25°C. the water Temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C. On the island blowing wind, which helps to better endure the sultry weather. During the year rainfall is not much. Most often the rainy period falls in January and February.
How to get there
On são Nicolau there are internal flights by TACV : from the Islands of Praia and Sal daily and from Koh San Vicente 4 times a week. Twice a week from the Islands of Sao Vicente and Sal ferries.
Jigging from mid-July until the end of December
Night fishing for sharks: all year round
Deep sea fishing: all year round
Tuna fishing: from mid-October to mid-December