Big Game Fishing Tours & Liveaboard Charters in Phuket, Thailand

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September Fishing Report

Mid-month we were surprised on how many boats went out considering the weather which was only fit for oilskins and sou-westers, this plus the severe lack of tourists not counting the Chinese hoards whose buses in conjunction with the traffic management system exasperates the massive traffic problems at the Chalong […]

You can’t say it’s good without photo evidence

Well blister me barnacles. As the seasonal Westerlies continue unabated, leaving little fishing news to speak of, except for the few brave souls who did go out and reported exceptionally good fishing continues, but returned with no photographic evidence, so I would once again like to turn your attention to […]

July Phuket Fishing News

Ahoy once again Shipmates Prior to the big mid-month storm, excellent fishing reports came in from Neill C. on Fish Eagle with a good sized Sailfish, Fish Eagle also released a young Black Marlin, while  Ali a pal from Qatar landed a nice King and Queen with Mena 1. and […]

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July Phuket Fishing Report

Hi once again me fellow Fisheroos, Once more, me old shipmates, fishing was curtailed by the weather and on the one trip out, toward the end of the month, we had one hit from a Sail which lasted all of 3 minutes and nothing else. Great to be out again […]

Another sailfish

Phuket Fishing March 2016

Ahoy me hearties and welcome to another month of Pirate Jimmy’s ramblings. A couple of months ago I wrote about the El Nino affect which unfortunately for the PGFC’s (Phuket Game Fishing Club) annual competition was still causing unseasonal weather which seemed to have lured all the billfish down here […]

Sailing into the sunset, Phuket Thailand

November Fishing 2015

Well me hearties, November ended the way it started with the weather still not settling for “high” season. It also started with Queen Akira, the new boat on the “Gottcha” fleet, bagging 4 Sails on her inaugural trip to Koh Ha, while yours truly released 3 Sails landed 2 King […]

Sailfish caught off Phuket 2015

Fishing News October 2015

Greeting and salutations my fellow fisher-folk, it’s great to be back. Sad to say, I may not be attending the upcoming Phuket “Classic” Fishing Competition as the “powers that be” in my absence, decided to save money and not have a weigh-in-boat / mother-ship thereby ruling out single engine boats […]

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October Fishing News in Phuket

Hi once again my fellow Fisheroos. October arrived with a vengeance, 3 meter plus waves and 60kph westerly’s which once again brought all the debris in from the Indian Ocean and as usual some of the biggest catches were “plastic”. This may sound like bad news but at this time […]

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Phuket tournament catch

Phuket International Sportsfishing Tournament 2013 (PIST) Review

Hi once again my fellow Ofishinadoes Following October’s atrocious weather November also remained seriously fickle although the annual P.I.S.T. (Phuket International Sports-fishing Tournament,) the start of our fishing “high” season had three days excellent angling weather. Well done “Fish Eagle”, a well deserved win. Once again, for the second year […]


Good fishing after the storms

Friday 26th July, saw the storms subside and Nick and a few friends from Singapore ventured out on Mena 1. To prove a good “stir-up” is good for the fishing as we recorded 48 Tuna, 1 x 8.5KG Wahoo a good sized Long Tom and a small Queenie. Sunday 28th […]


WAHOO / RBFC 2013 Fishing Competition.

There is an old saying which begins, “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day”. The Queen Marlin team won a prize for altering this old adage by changing “Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime” to:- “Give a man to […]