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Taming the Tricky Triggers at Seychelles

Relax or go wild, the choice is yours. Alphonse Island needs to be experienced to be believed... quiet picnics on secluded beaches, sunset cruises with loved ones, mesmerising encounters with captivating marine life and blissful pampering treatments; all in picture-perfect surroundings that enhance every sensation.


If you never have tried your hand at fly fishing and find your interest piqued before or during your visit to Alphonse Island, do not fret. One of our experienced guides would be happy to provide you with casting lessons after which you will get to put theory to the test out in the lagoon, expertly being guided into catching (and releasing!) your very first Bonefish.

The geographical isolation of Alphonse Island creates an atmosphere of undisturbed solitude that encourages you to forget about the outside world and immerse yourself in all the natural wonders and unique experiences that the island has to offer. Escape for an action-packed holiday, romantic sojourn, or an idyllic beach break. Your experience can be as exhilarating or relaxing as you wish.

 

Alphonse Island Fishing News 

06th-13th October 2018

The third week of the season was riddled with strong south-easterly winds and cloudy rain-filled skies, but this did not deter the team as the tides were in springs which allowed us to spend most of the week on foot searching for the fish of a lifetime. 

The long walks were rewarded with some large bluefin trevally of up to 70 cm and GT’s ranging between 75 and 90 cm. John Eng capped his bonefish bag on 35 fish for the week and although the triggers were up to their usual tricks, Bjorn Viedge landed a remarkable moustache of 80 cm followed closely behind by Trevor Skinner, who won the battle against a 54 cm yellowmargin. Vernon Vogt went on to impress the team, in-style, by completing a flats slam, consisting of a yellowmargin trigger, a bonefish and an ever-elusive permit. 

Out on the bluewater, Jean-Marc Faber used his last afternoon to safely catch and release two sailfish on fly. 

Although the weather this week was challenging, the team were in high spirits and walked away with great fishing memories that will last a lifetime. 

A SUMMARY OF THE WEEKS CATCHES

Bonefish: 206

Permit: 1

Giant Trevally: 6

Moustache trigger: 3

Yellowmargin trigger: 2

Sailfish: 2

 

Tight lines from the Alphonse Fishing Co. Team on Alphonse Island. 

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