Big-game fishing on the boat Svetac

Experience fishing in Croatia in a completely new way!

from: 1200 €

Departure

Split

SVETAC Big-game fishing
SVETAC Big-game fishing
SVETAC Big-game fishing
SVETAC Big-game fishing
SVETAC Big-game fishing

Overview

Description

ANTARES 9.80 is a luxury boat that can carry up to 4 anglers.

Our fishing trips let you participate in the following activities:

Deep sea fishing is a type of fishing usually done from the anchored boat. Bream, grouper, scorpion fish, John Dory, pinky redfish, sea bass and red porgy are our goal in this type of fishing. We use different tactics and techniques depending on the time of year. Autumn is the best season for deep sea fishing.

Drifting is the most common technique for bluefin tuna fishing in the Adriatic. In the recent years the Adriatic has become extremely rich in tuna of all sizes, which enables us to use different fishing techniques.

Popping is a fishing technique that uses popper baits. Decoys are made of wood of different weights and have a triple-hook, and our fishing rods are from 2.1m to 2.5m in length. Popping is very effective when fishing for tuna.

Trolling or fishing on the move is usually performed with 6 to 10 rods and an outrigger. The sailing speed depends on the type of fish we're after, and the average speed is 8-9 knots. Our target are all types of pelagic fish, such as bluefin tuna, little tunny, dolphinfish etc.

Jigging is a very popular fishing technique of which there are two types: vertical and light. We usually fish at the bottom, sometimes in the middle layer of the sea, and very rarely under the boat. Target species are amberjack, snapper, bream, sea bass, grouper and blacksmith. There's something truly special about the experience of bluefin tuna fishing using a jig.

Itinerary

Departure time: 8:00

Return time: 17:00 or according to prior arrangement

Departure from: Split. It's possible to arrange transportation or to board elsewhere.

Antares departs from the Spinut port in Split after the morning coffee at a nearby restaurant. We sail by Marjan, the Kastela bay and the Ciovo peninsula, then out to the open sea. Fishing takes place in the waters near the islands of Solta, Drvenik, Hvar, Vis or other islands - depending on your preference.

Prices & Terms

Price list

Price for a one-day fishing trip is 1500.
The price includes:

- boat charter with an IGFA-certified captain
- use of fishing gear
- fuel
- fishing licenses
- insurance
- baits
- food & drink

Notes

Accommodation

THE CREW

BORIS ZUPANOVIC (IGFA CAPTAIN/GUIDE) IGFA certified captain

Svetac fishing boat - Big game fishing Croatia

Boris Zupanovic is the Captain of Svetac and Supercat boats. Boris is the IGFA Captain / Guide and one of the best Captains in Adriatic coast who has more than 20 years of experience.

He is a President of the biggest Big Game Fishing club BIG GAME CROATIA who is organizing best and biggest fishing event in Croatia, every year in July on the island of Vis in Komiza.

Last year this qualifying tournament holds 54 boats with more than 200 anglers.

JOSKO PITESA (IGFA CAPTAIN/GUIDE) IGFA certified captain

Svetac fishing boat - Big game fishing Croatia

Josko Pitesa is an ex professional basketball player who decided to replace basketball after 15 years of career with a fishing gear and setup towards new challenges in pursuit for different kind of trophies.

Josko is IGFA Captain / Guide and he is one of the youngest Captains in the Croatia and is always up-to-date with new fishing techniques.

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