Summer at Namotu Island, Fiji brings with it a few very special things; generally beautiful weather and traditionally amazing fishing. It falls smack dab in the middle of Western Fiji’s annual yellowfin tuna run and teams up with peak-season giant trevally fishing. An account by Duane “Diego” Mellor, Fish Week host & legendary captain This
It’s live! Watch Castaway Part 1 & 2 of the Local Knowledge now. Ben Wilson hosts the Ali & Rush onboard the Cobalt to chase yellowfin tuna and experience Fiji’s incredible topwater fishing. The Local Knowledge crew came to shoot here in January this year (2020) so check out the episodes and keep an eye
The best thing about high-speed trolling for wahoo is that when they hit at that speed it’s simply explosive. Reels screaming, everything happening. Plus it’s one of the most effective ways to catch these speedsters. Wahoo are one of the fastest fish in the ocean and are really aggressive ambush predators; they’ll bite at something
Topwater fishing in Fiji is really exciting. There are so many species to target ranging from GT to yellowfin tuna.
Explore the Mamanuca Islands in Namotu Island’s charter fishing boat, the Cobalt. Catch dogtooth tuna, wahoo, spanish mackerel, mahi mahi, giant trevally.
There is so much topwater fishing right off Namotu Island and the Ika Vuka is the ideal casting boat for GT, Spanish mackerel, bluefin trevally and even some yellowfin tuna.
Crack the Champagne and call on Neptune, after months of planning and a long voyage all the way from the USA, we finally took delivery of our new 32′ World Cat!
Summer fishing with Ben Wilson, Dyllon Schulz & Adam Melling aboard the Mitaia Rua. Ben, Dyllon & Adam arrived to Namotu in December with a truckload of fishing gear, poppers, stickbaits and dreams of top-water fishing and jigging. Namotu’s unique mix of seasonal pelagic species plus its resident species means a huge variety of fish.
Is there a best time of the year to fish in Fiji? The truth is that good fishing is available in Fiji year round.
The waters surrounding Namotu Island are filled with numerous fish species. There's plenty to challenge even the most experienced anglers.