Fishing in the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador | Megatour

Fishing in the Galapagos Islands

Today the Galapagos Islands are perhaps best known for its extensive wildlife, volcanoes, diverse geography, sea lions, Equatorial penguins, diving, snorkeling, cruises and of course fishing. Regardless of Your chosen style of holiday, you will definitely find here all what you are looking for.
Galapagos Islands – one of the best places on Earth to conduct sport fishing. At the last competition in sport fishing: 17 boats were fighting for the victory within 4 days. In the continuation of the match it was 1500 bites, caught and released 507 Marlin.
Found in abundance here are a few of the Pacific species of tuna, which in size and fighting qualities superior to the tuna from other regions.

TECHNIQUES OF FISHING:
  • trolling
  • jigging
  • popping
  • fly fishing
  • bottom fishing
In the Galapagos Islands clearly follow the rule "catch and release!". This means that You agree not to violate the established order and release the trophies back into the sea, without causing them harm.

If You are looking for a place where you can experience up to 50 bites a day Marlin, powerful jerks tuna or Wahoo, then the Galapagos Islands is what You need. Paradise fishing conditions here arose due the different sea currents, passing through the archipelago: they are found in the far Eastern zastitijada of the ocean, which creates a favorable environment for the concentration of plankton here.

Around the Islands a lot of places with shallow banks and reefs. A large number of mackerel calling to them attracts all predators and here you can choose any kind of fishing You Dusche, use lightweight tackle to use as a jig lure and poppers to catch bottom fish. no place in the world offers such varied fishing as Galapagos. .

PROGRAM A FISHING TOUR

Day 1..
• Arrival to the airport of Guayaquil "josé joaquín de Olmedo", Ecuador
• Meeting with the host, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel .
Day 2.
• Breakfast buffet in the hotel
• Transfer to the hotel to the airport of Guayaquil "josé joaquín de Olmedo",
• Departure to San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands
• Arrival to the island of San Cristobal (you will be one hour behind mainland Ecuador)
• Transfer from the airport to the hotel. You will have time to relax or freshen up. Then your driver and guide will pick you up to invite you to a free tour to see interesting places in San Cristobal, such as:
Galapaguera: can you take a picture with the famous giant Galapagos turtles, which are named in honor of the island.
Laguna Junko - rain lake in the crater of the volcano with a unique view. Walk down the long wooden steps is not easy, but what would You see as a reward, worth the physical exertion!
• overnight at hotel
Days 3 - 4 - 5
• Breakfast at hotel
• 7:00 a.m. access to the sea. A day of fishing
• Drinks, snacks and Lunches on the boat are included
• Returning to port around 4:30 PM
 Day 6,
• Breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport. Check in for your flight to Guayaquil
• Arrival in Guayaquil, your guide will meet you in Guayaquil to help with Luggage
• City tour of Guayaquil private transfer /tour guide and visit craft markets, Malecon 2000, Parque Iguana, and more
• Return to the airport and departure from Ecuador
ClimateClimate
Weather in the Galapagos Islands is determined by the nature of ocean currents and winds. The rainy season (December to April), dry season (July-October). From December to June, just hotter, with July to November the temperature drops a little. The average annual temperature is around 24 °C. In the Galapagos a very high level of solar radiation: it is Necessary to use sunscreen and hats, this is especially true from December to April. The average annual water temperature of 23-24 °C
How to get thereHow to get there
International flight to Guayaquil with one stopover in Amsterdam. And then, after a day-domestic flight to the island San cristóbal (journey time 1 hour).

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High season

Wahoo Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Ponce Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Marlin blue Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Marlin striped Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Tuna sobucesuyu Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Bonito Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Tuna yellowfin Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Tuna bigeye Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wahoo
Ponce
Marlin blue
Marlin striped
Tuna sobucesuyu
Bonito
Tuna yellowfin
Tuna bigeye
The most peaceful of the ocean from January until June.
From July to December in the ocean can be both calm and storm.
• Striped Marlin: caught all year round but the best time for fishing is from February to June
• Blue Marlin: March to August
• Tuna and Wahoo: great bite all year round
The best months for catching blue, black and striped Marlin from December to April


 

Boats

Two boats, fully equipped for sport fishing, a length of 36 feet.
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The cost of the fishing trip from$ 3500 per person