Big Game Fishing Tours & Liveaboard Charters in Phuket, Thailand

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Family Fishing Outing

A great day out for all the family:

Fisherwoman
Fisherwoman
Everyone has a go
Everyone has a go
Can get wet while fishing
Can get wet while fishing
Lunch onboard
Lunch on board
Happy fishers
Happy fishers
A chance to visit some secluded island beaches
A chance to visit some secluded island beaches
On board Mena fishing boat
On board Mena fishing boat
A family outing
A family outing
The little one
The little one
What you got?
What you got?
Having a go at the helm
Having a go at the helm
Great fun for the kids
Great fun for the kids
A nice catch
A nice catch
A young fisherman
A young fisherman
Proud fisherman
Proud fisherman
Nice dorado
Nice dorado
What a wopper
What a wopper
Nice weather for it
Nice weather for it
A great day's fishing
A great day's fishing

A trip to Racha Island and back

Another great days fishing out to Racha Islands with Aldo and Co. A first class haul including 2 Wahoo, 1 Dorado & 25 Tuna. Great day followed by a fishy nosh-up at Jimmy’s Drift Inn.

That's Racha in the background
That's Racha in the background
Nice day for it
Nice day for it
Mena fishing troller
Mena fishing troller

And the catch:

Happy fishing
Happy fishing
Nice One
Nice One
A great catch
A great catch
A couple of beauties
A couple of beauties
A good day's fishing
A good day's fishing
Exhausted from the day's fishing
Exhausted from the day's fishing

Fish for lunch:

Fish for lunch
Fish for lunch

and back to the bar for grub and drinks:

Jimmy with the wahoo
Jimmy with the wahoo
Fish for dinner
Fish for dinner
Time to relax at the Drift Inn
Time to relax at the Drift Inn

April Fishing

Sailfish before being returned to the water
Sailfish before being returned to the water

Tom hooked his first Sail Fish – But who hooked who?- He’s now a keen big game fisherman – well done Tom great work.

Tom hooked a 25 kilogram sailfish
Tom hooked a 25 kilogram sailfish
Unhooking the sailfish
Unhooking the sailfish

Various Fishing Outings in March

Photos from a number of different fishing tours in the month of March:

Fishing in Phuket
Fishing in Phuket
Fishing in Phuket March 2012
Fishing in Phuket March 2012
Sports Fishing in Phuket March 2012
Sports Fishing in Phuket March 2012
Sailfish Catch 2012
Sailfish Catch 2012
Phuket's best big game fishing
Phuket's best big game fishing
A good day's fishing
A good day's fishing
A couple of whoppers
A couple of whoppers
Fishing in the Andaman Sea
Fishing in the Andaman Sea
Serious weather coming in
Serious weather coming in

F.A.D. “Fish Aggregating Device” made from natural resources – most unusual – usually made from polystyrene blocks and old fishing nets:

F.A.D. "Fish Aggregating Device"
F.A.D. "Fish Aggregating Device"
Pulling in a Barracuda
Pulling in a Barracuda

Big Jim with his lure which took a serious hit – wish we knew what the hell it was, but it was big.

Fishing lure damage
Fishing lure damage
Juliva from Moscow landing a Tuna
Juliva from Moscow landing a Tuna
Juliva with Jimmy showing off A King Mackeral
Juliva with Jimmy showing off A King Mackerel
Juliva, Aleksej and friend showing off their catch
Juliva, Aleksej and friend showing off their catch
 A King Mac with Racha Yai in the background
A King Mac with Racha Yai in the background
Sailfish caught and returned
Sailfish caught and returned
Sailfish swam away quite happily
Sailfish swam away quite happily, he was still fighting when the photo was taken
Fishing in Phuket March 2012
Fishing in Phuket March 2012
Jimmy and friends
Jimmy and friends
Trolling the islands
Trolling the islands
Another catch
Another catch
Jimmy and fishing friend
Jimmy and fishing friend
Jimmy CEO fishing in phuket
Jimmy CEO fishing in phuket

Coconut Villas do Racha Islands

Coconut Villas taking a day off decided to go fishing in the Andaman Sea off Racha Islands:

coconut villas day out
Coconut Villas day out
coconut villas day off
Coconut Villas day off
Focus on fishing
Focus on fishing
Big bad Jim
Big bad Jim

How Sue spends her day off:

Sue's day off
Sue's day off

You need a special license to cook one of these:

 Anyone ever caught one of these when trolling?
Anyone ever caught one of these when trolling?

Horst “President of  The European Federation of Sea Anglers” and friends – at home at sea — in the Andaman Sea off Racha Islands

President of The European Federation of Sea Anglers
President of The European Federation of Sea Anglers

Judy catches dinner:

 Judy catches dinner
Judy catches dinner

Russian Fishing Trip to the Racha Islands

Here’s a few photos from our Russian friends trip to the Racha Islands:

off racha noi
Mena cruising off Racha Noi
Dema at the wheel of Mena 2
Dema at the wheel of Mena 2
Fishing off the racha islands
Fishing off the Racha Islands
Fishing off the racha islands
Fishing off the Racha Islands
Fishing off Racha Noi Island
Fishing off Racha Noi Island

Sleeping on the job:

Forty Winks
Forty Winks
 Well done that man
Well done that man

We have a King Mac for lunch

We have a King Mac for lunch
We have a King Mac for lunch
Mena 2's Skipper
Mena 2's Skipper
With Russian Friends
With Russian Friends
Lunchtime on board
Lunchtime on board

Time for a spot of lunch – you don’t get fresher

Racha Islands Fishing Trip Lunch
Racha Islands Fishing Trip Lunch

Too Much Excitement:

Too Much Excitement
Too Much Excitement
A nice GT
A nice GT
Racha Islands cave
Racha Islands cave
Trish, our photographer
Trish, our intrepid photographer
More Happy Fishers
More Happy Fishers

Jimmy – time for another beer

 Jimmy - time for another beer
Jimmy - time for another beer

Cooling off

cooling off
cooling off
Enjoying the view
Enjoying the view

Scotch from a cup

 Scotch from a cup
Scotch from a cup

Queen Marlin Fishing & Scuba Trip

barracuda
Nice barracuda

We just had a great trip on the Queen Marlin – A spot of fishing, a spot of scuba diving, a great barbeque and a few beers to finish off a perfect day. But first the fish:

first catch of the day
First catch of the day
Nice catch
Nice Catch

The Tackle:

penn reels
Fishing Tackle on the Queen Marlin

Then the crew:

With the Crew
With the Crew

Here’s the skipper:

skipper
Here's the skipper
more crew
More Crew

With the happy trippers:

Happy trippers
Happy Trippers

Joined by a friend:

phuket turtle
Local Turtle

And a spot of scuba diving:

preparing to dive
Preparing to Dive
scuba diving in phuket
Scuba diving in the warm waters of Phuket

And a spot of lunch:

on board snacks
Having a bite to eat on the Queen Marlin

Followed by an evening barbeque:

Fishing trip bbq
The crew prepare the bbq

You get to eat your catch!

beautiful andaman sea
The beautiful sunsets off Phuket

And then relax and enjoy the surroundings with a few beers:

fishing beer and a beautiful sunset
Fishing, Beer and a Beautiful Sunset
Jim shows the way
Jim shows the way
the perfect sunset
The perfect sunset

This is the life:

the good life
The Good Life

Colin’s Big One…

It was this BIG – According to Colin !!!!

it was this big !!
It was this big!

Of course – that’s the one that got away…

2012 Wahoo Thailand Sports Fishing Competition Banner

The 2012 “Wahoo Thailand” Fishing Tournament banner flying above the Drift Inn. Soi Sai Yuan, Phuket Thailand.

wahoo thailand sports fishing competition
Sports fishing banner at the Drift inn, Phuket

Mena One Budget Fishing Boat

Sport fishing aboard mena one fishing boat
Mena One budget fishing boat

Setting off on a deep sea fishing trip aboard Mena One fishing troller, one of our budget fishing boats.

Night Fishing in Phuket

weighing a barracuda
Neill weighing his catch

Neill with his 6 or 7 kg Barracuda – largest I’ve seen for a long time – what a set of gnashers !

large baracuda
That's a serious barracuda! You never know what you might catch on a night fishing trip

Our First Catch of the 2012 Season

Vitaly and his Russian friends pull in our first Marlin of the season
9th January 2012:

First Marlin of 2012