Fishing in Fiji - What To Know Including Guide, Charter, and Lodge Options

Fiji offers year-round fishing opportunities and plenty of fish species to target, with a number of professional and friendly fishing charters and guides ready to take you on your adventure. Visit this beautiful island republic in the South Pacific Ocean and you'll be saying Vinaka (thank you) over and over again for the experience.

Check out recommended guides and charters below. Any verified Fisher Guiding partners with a complete listing can be contacted and booked directly online through their linked pages, and additional options in Fiji are listed below them for added convenience to plan your trip.

Search on our home page, www.FisherGuiding.com, and apply trip filters like the # of guests, types of fishing, and what's included on the trip.

Verified Fisher Guiding Partners

Booking and More Info: Coral Coast Fishing Charters

  • Voua (Viti Levu, main island)
  • 1-12 Guests
  • Charter Trips: 3 hours starting at $216, 4 hours starting at $272, 6 hours starting at $410, 8 hours starting at $536

Coral Coast Fishing Charters run private trips out of Cuvu Beach, with free pickup and dropoff as far north as Denarau / Nadi through to the Warwick Hotel in the east. Captain Fai has over 25 years of experience fishing in Fiji, and his ability to locate fish here is a pure gift! The boat is a 29-ft Carvel sport fishing boat with twin 200 HP engines.

Booking and More Info: Sigatoka Fishing Charters

  • Sigatoka (Viti Levu, main island)
  • 1-8 guests
  • Charter Trips: 2 hours starting at $195, 3 hours starting at $176, 4 hours starting at $232, 5 hours starting at $464, 6 hours starting at $560, 8 hours starting at $538

Sigatoka Fishing Charters offer a range of trip lengths and styles to give you flexibility designing a trip to your preference. The boat is a 28-ft Maxwell built in 2010 and restored in 2017. They offer free pickup and dropoff from all resorts in Denarau and on the Coral Coast.

Booking and More Info: Sea Dancer Charters by Makaira Resort

  • Taveuni Island
  • 1-4 guests
  • $560 for half day trips, $800 for 3/4 day trips, $990 for ful day trips

The Sea Dancer is a 28-ft custom-built fiberglass Islander boat. Captain John Llanes started fishing over 40 years ago as a deckhand on his father's charter boat. During his Hawaiian career, he won or placed in at least 50 tournaments and has fished professionally in Fiji, Australia, Midway, and Hawaii.

Makaira Resort also offers accommodation for anglers including a villa, a marlin cottage, and a 2 bed, 2 bath Grander space.

Additional Charters Operating in Fiji:

  • Malolo Fisher Sports
  • Thunder Boats Fiji
  • Ocean & Island Tours Fiji
  • Nadi Fishing Charters
  • Bite Me Gamefishing Charters
  • Ocean Souldiers
  • Namotu Island Fishing Charters
  • Macazo Group
  • Driftwood Charters
  • South Pacific Water Sports & Tours

Things to Know About Fishing in Fiji

Types of Fish: Spanish Mackerel, Yellowfin Tuna, Giant Trevally, Blue Fin Trevally, Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Wahoo, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Spearfish, Dogtooth Tuna, and many more baitfish and bottom fish.

Seasons: Year-round, woo! The rainy season is during Fiji's summer, November through April, and their Winter, June through August, is the peak season for many big game fish.

Licenses and regulations: Charters need to be licensed as do any other commercial fishers, though individual licenses are not required for fishing recreationally. Regulations on fishing methods, size restrictions, and keep limits do apply so listen to your captain or read the rules if you're going solo!