Sea fishing in Croatia

Croatia and the Adriatic sea is a unique place in Europe for sea fishing big Game. The Adriatic sea has a long fishing season and a mild climate, perfect for fishing. To the Republic of Croatia is the Eastern portion, which extends from Prevlaka in the South to Cape Savudrija in the West, including all Islands, islets and reefs along the coast and the archipelago Palagruza.
Trophy fishing in the Adriatic is the blue shark, Golden mackerel, thresher shark, albacore, yellowtail, etc., but the most desired trophy of the Adriatic is bluefin tuna. The largest tuna caught in the Adriatic sea, weighed 475 lbs.
Croatia is perhaps the only place on the Adriatic coast, where it is possible without problems for a very short time to get to the fishing spot and start to hunt for blue tuna, shark or swordfish. Within the Adriatic sea, only in the town of Jezera are held annual competitions in Big Game fishing, in which fishermen arrive from all points of the planet. Very popular in these places of the Adriatic fishing for squid.
Active fishing season for bluefin tuna run from early July to late October. This time, the migration of bluefin tuna and at this time large shoals of this fish move along the coast of Croatia.
Big tuna comes in the Adriatic sea and migrates along the Croatian coast from November to February. However, at this time on the coast starts the season of strong winds and fishing on bluefin tuna in Croatia, in this period difficult. But if the weather is nice and the sea relatively calm good trophy fishing is possible in winter.

High season

Albacore Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Barracuda 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
Sword fish Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Serial Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Dentex Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Tuna small Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Tuna blue Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Shark the Fox Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Blue shark Jan Jul
Feb Aug
Mar Sep
Apr Oct
May Nov
Jun Dec
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Albacore
Barracuda
Ponce
Sword fish
Serial
Dentex
Tuna small
Tuna blue
Shark the Fox
Blue shark
The fishing season starts in March. In the spring months, March, April and may, trolling is the best trolling technique also caught mainly small tuna. This period is good for vertical ghiga with depths of more than 50m (amberjack, dentex). In June the bulk of the tuna migrate into the Mediterranean, and at that time mainly use vertical jigging, popping, good time for deep sea fishing. Since July, the tuna returned, and November, drifting is the main technique of fishing. In October, when the sea becomes colder, ongoing tuna fishing with drifting and can be caught vertical jig amberjack and dentex. The fishing season ends in November, when the weather deteriorates.

Boats

Gladiator
Model Beneteau Antares. Length 13.5 meters, 2 cabins, 2 toilets. One of the most comfortable boats in Croatia under the control of an experienced skipper and fisherman, pobelle numerous international competitions in different kinds of fishing.
Price - 1600 Euro per fishing day.
Price includes: 2 captain, fishing licenses, tackle, bait, fuel, snacks and drinks.
The port of Split
Supercat
Catamaran “Supercat” (model 3660 Prokat Sportfish), one of the best boats for fishing in Croatia, especially recommended for those who do not tolerate bullies. Overall length: 12.00 m maximum speed: 32 knots cruising speed: 29 knots, outboard engine: YAMAHA 350 HP
Price - 1600 Euro per fishing day.
The port of Split.
Svetac
Model Antares. Total length: 10,85 m maximum speed: 30 knots cruising speed: 22-24 knots engines: twin 230, seats 4 passengers and 2 crew members.
Price - 1200 euros for a day of fishing
The port of Split
Bakul
Antares 10.80, length 11m, width 3.5 m, fully equipped for sea fishing big game specializing driftingaway fishing – fishing for tuna, swordfish, shark, and equally suited for trolling for small tuna with nine or more rods.
The output from the ports of Zadar, Pula, Vodice.
Zvezda
Gull 745 Open Length 8.20 m, engine volvo 75 hp, a cruising speed of 12 knots.