IGFA Captains and Guides
Europe and the Mediterranean Region

CROATIA

DENMARK

Omar B. Gade
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Denmark Fishing Outdoor Lodge Helnaes Byvej 15 5631 Ebberup DENMARK
DENMARK
+45 28 41 02 90
www.denmarkfishinglodge.com
Captain Omar Gade offers a unique European coastal fishing service for sea-run brown trout as-well-as fishing for pike, Atlantic salmon and other species. Guests are welcome to stay at their fishing lodge, the only fishing lodge in all Denmark, surrounded by the sea. The lodge provides comfortable accommodations, authentic Italian food, and professional guide services.
 
 

EGYPT

Negrashi Koushib
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Lake Nasser Adventure Ltd and Egypt Sportfishing Ltd PO Box 70, El Gouna, Hurghada Red Sea Governorate EGYPT
EGYPT
+20 127 988 1881
www.fishinginredsea.com
Captain Negrashi is an Egyptian fishing guide that provides both inshore and offshore fishing charters throughout the Red Sea, and specializes in popping and jigging for giant trevally, tunas, amberjack, grouper and barracuda. Captain Negrashi also offers freshwater fishing charters on Lake Nasser, Egypt for Nile perch, catfish and other species.
 
 

FINLAND

Juha Happonen
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Fishing Guide Services Happonen KY Harjunpaantie 167 Manta Vilppula 35990 Kolho FINLAND
FINLAND
+358 40 0547098
www.happonen.info
Captain Juha Happonen owns and operates Happonen Ky, a guiding service that offers fishing charters throughout Central Finland and specializes in targeting grayling, perch, pike, trout and zander.
 
 

FRANCE

Christian Benazeth
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One More Sport Fishing 9, Impasse Marguerite Orcival 32000 Auch FRANCE
FRANCE
+33 6 76 01 22 42
www.ivoire-loisirs-peche.com
Winner of IGFA's Tommy Gifford Award, captain Christian Benazeth is a global captain for hire having much experience fishing Morocco, the Gibraltar Channel, much of West Africa, and also the Dominican Republic.
 
 
Nicolas Huguet
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Vendee Peche Passion Port Olona Les Sables d'Olonne FRANCE
FRANCE
+33 6 62 83 21 19
www.vendee-peche-passion.fr
Aboard "Petit Janus" we navigate on the west coast of France (Vendee). Fishermen from four to ninety years old fish or learn to fish sea bass, pollock, blue tuna, bonito in inshore and offshore areas with the motorboat or kayak. We use light fishing method to increase pleasure and I ask the anglers to adopt a catch and release rule.
 
 
Patrice Garziglia
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Mediterranean Sport Fishing Port de Plaisance Beaulieu sur mer 06310 South France between Nice and Monaco FRANCE
FRANCE
+33 6 09 20 90 20
https://www.med-sportfishing.com/contact
www.sportfishing.fr
Captains Patrice Garziglia fishes the French Riviera, between Nice and Monaco, from May to October. He offers six hour trips or full day trips on his 41' Rodman named Papeete II. Trolling is his primary method of catching bluefin tuna, mahi-mahi, and spearfish but he offers popping and jigging with high quality equipment as well.
 
 
Philippe Dolivet
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FRANCE
FRANCE
+33 6 42 03 93 66
www.brittanyflyfishing.com
Captain Dolivet is a saltwater fly fishing guide targeting European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) in the Bay of Morlaix and the Roadstead of Brest during the months from May to November. Dolivet promoted proper angling ethics and strictly practices catch-and-release policies. Additionally he is a professional guide for wild brown trout and over-winter rainbow trout, both in rivers and lakes. Charming bed-and-breakfast accommodations or luxury hotels, delicious picnics (organic local food) and gastronomic dinners.
 
 
Pierre Pomme
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OTF "Obsession Tuna Fishing" Marina de Larraldenia 64500 Ciboure FRANCE
FRANCE
+33 6 16 17 98 82
www.obsessiontunafishing.com
Captain Pierre Pomme welcomes you to the Basque country to experience an eight-hour tuna fishing trip either by fly fishing, spinning, casting, or jigging aboard the 32' Boston Whaler. All ages and skills are welcome! Licenses and equipment are provided. Only full day charters available accommodating up to six anglers.
 
 
Robert Rein
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River/Delta of Rhone South France FRANCE
FRANCE
+49 89 64208607
www.bluewaterfishing.eu
 
 

GERMANY

Frank Pfliegner
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Coach And Fish Schnitterweg 26 A Essen NRW 45357 GERMANY
GERMANY
+49 178 5275728
www.coachandfish.de
Captain Frank is a professional fishing guide, offering trolling casting, spinning and jigging for zander, northern pike, perch and catfish in the Netherland and German freshwater delta system of the river of Rhine He strictly practices catch-and-release policies. Licenses and equipment can be provided. All ages and skills are welcome. Teaching of different angling techniques possible, if required.
 
 
Robert Rein
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Freistaat Bayern GERMANY
GERMANY
+49 89 64208607
www.bluewaterfishing.eu
 
 

IRELAND

ITALY

Fabio Manca
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Gold Hook di Manca Fabio Porto Turistico di La Caletta Siniscola (NUORO) 08029 Sardinia ITALY
ITALY
+39 0784 810233
www.goldhook.it
Captain Fabio Manca is owner/operator of Gold Hook Charter Fishing and Fishing School located in Sardinia, Italy. His Gold Hook Charter Fishing operation consists of a fleet of three boats all offering half and full-day charters that specialize in live baiting and offshore trolling for bluefin tuna, amberjack, dentex, grouper, bigeye tuna, swordfish and dolphin fish.
 
 
Giovanni Piccinnu
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Long Beach Charter Localitas Cala Di Volpe (OT) 07027 Porto Cervo, Sardinia ITALY
ITALY
+39 335 639 4467
www.giovannipiccinnu.it
Fishes some of the most productive fishing areas around Sardinia and Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea.
 
 
Guido Tritto
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Team Lady Martina 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure ITALY
ITALY
39-2 29516990
www.teamladymartina.com
Captains Guido Tritto offers fishing charters for the Ligurian Sea for tuna, spearfish, mahi-mahi and bonito. He offers a 10% discount to IGFA members with current membership card.
 
 
Stefano Gerola
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Via Francesco Crispi 34 46013 Canneto Sull 'Oglio ITALY
ITALY
39-346-63303799
Captain Stefano Gerola runs fishing charters based out of Liguria, Italy, located on the northwest coast of the country. Captain Gerola specializes in targeting bluefin tuna, dentex and swordfish.
 
 

LEBANON

PORTUGAL

Chris Parkin
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Biggamefishingmadeira.com Calheta Marina 9360-562 Madeira Island PORTUGAL
PORTUGAL
+44 7903 333342
www.biggamefishingmadeira.com
Captain Chris Parkin fishes offers full and half-day world-class marlin and tuna fishing charters within minutes from his marine in Madeira. He also offers inshore trolling and bottom fishing on both heavy and light tackle. For his billfish charters he only practices tag-and-release.
 
 
Duarte Nuno Goncalves
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Big Game Fishing, Calheta, Madeira Estrada Regional 222, Nr 202 Madalena do Mar 9360-425 Madeira PORTUGAL
PORTUGAL
+351 966 305 266
www.atlanticbluemarlin.com
Captain Duarte Nuno Goncalves runs fishing charters out of Calheta, Madeira aboard the Blue Makaira, a 34-foot convertible sport fishing boat. Captain Goncalves specializes in targeting offshore species such as billfish, dolphinfish, tunas and wahoo.
 
 
John B. Traynor
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1* Impasse, Urb Vila Arco, 14 Arco da Calheta 9370-097 Madeira Island PORTUGAL
PORTUGAL
+351 964 001 983
www.biggamefishingmadeira.com
Calheta Marina, Madeira, Portugal. Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Bigeye Tuna, Albacore, Dorado and Wahoo. Daily trips 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
 
 
Peter R. Bristow
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Tavessa Das Vitudes #23 Sao Martinho 9000-163 Funchal, Madeira PORTUGAL
PORTUGAL
+351 917 599 990
www.fishmadeira.com
Captain Peter Bristow owns and operates Fish Madeira, where he runs charters aboard the Katherine B - a 40-foot Nelson Mark. Captain Bristow specializes in targeting large blue marlin, as well as other species of billfish, tunas and wahoo.
 
 
To' Neves
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Heroes Paradise LDA / Dream Catcher Sportfishing.ma Rua do Vinhatico No 13 Arco da Calheta 9370-083 Madeira PORTUGAL
PORTUGAL
+351 965 861 261
www.madeirabiggame.com
Fish with captain To' Neves' Dream Catcher charters out of Madeira offering customized fishing trips for billfish, bluefin and bigeye tuna, mako shark, mahi-mahi, wahoo, amberjack, barracuda and red snapper. Also runs Dream Catcher II in Algarve-Vilamoura, September, October. His mates are experienced fishermen with a wealth of local knowledge, and work tirelessly to make sure clients catch fish and have fun doing it.
 
 

SPAIN

Anthony R. Pipe
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REEL Barranco del quiquere 3 Macher Bajo 35572 Lanzarote, Canary Islands SPAIN
SPAIN
+34 676 38 56 94
Lanzarote, Canary Islands.
 
 
Jason Pipe
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East Atlantic Crew Marina La Gomera, C/Fred Olsen s/n San Sebastian 38800 La Gomera Canary Islands SPAIN
SPAIN
+34 696 86 11 94
www.eastatlanticcrew.com
Captain Jason Pipe Ambassador IGFA Captain runs fishing charters through East Atlantic Crew, based out of Gomera, Canary Islands. Captain Pipe fishes aboard the Bocinegro II - a 38-foot Bertram -