IGFA Captains and Guides
Europe and the Mediterranean Region


Alberto E. Gargantini
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Muehlbacherstrasse 13

9232 Rosegg, Carinthia
+43 664 1736341

Amazing fishing experience in the most exclusive Carinthian waters in the south of Austria! Grayling Trophy Guide service is your GRAYLING SPECIALIST! Alberto Gargantini is an AIGUPP Certified professional fishing guide for fly fishing for grayling and trout, also available for course fishing, Huco fishing and customized tours in home private waters: Languages: English, Italian, German, French, and Spanish.


Allen E. DeSilva
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Mako Charters
Suite 1534, Rosebank Centre,
11 Bermudiana Road

, HM08
(954) 338-9269

Mako Charters has moved up to a 65 ft Hatteras. Built in 2004 she has just had a major refit and is ready to offer VIP charters throughout the Caribbean. We are based out of the beautiful Princess Hotel & Marina in Hamilton in Bermuda for June, July and August for the peak big blue marlin season, then moving south to St. Thomas and the Dominican Republic. Also offering live aboard fishing packages.


Marijo Zivkovic
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Put Gradine BB
21220 Trogir
+385 92 352 0478

Captain Marijo and the Fishing Adventure team are ready to take you to the best fishing grounds in Croatia and share the joy of fishing with you. They are offering half or full day fishing charters specializing in fishing for bluefin tuna, albacore, swordfish, sharks, mahi mahi, dentex and more. Equipment, licenses, drinks and snackare are provided. You are welcome on bord the Bayliner Trophy 2103 powered by Mercury Optimax.


Omar Bo Gade
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Denmark Fishing Lodge
AA Strandvej 102

5631 Ebberup
+45 28 41 02 90

Captain Omar Gade offers a unique European coastal fishing service for sea-run brown trout as-well-as fishing for northern pike in Denmark, Scandinavia. Guests are welcome to stay at their lodge, the only 100% fishing lodge operation of Denmark. The lodge provides comfortable accommodations, Italian food, professional guide services. Captain Omar Gade is also able to support fishing experiences in Italy.


Kareem AlSmery
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Sea Master Sport Fishing Charters
Hurghada, Red Sea
+20 122 756 6458

Captain Kareem is a 38-year-old, well-qualified sport fishing charter skipper who has won more than 20 competitions, trophies and titles in national fishing competitions organized by The Egyptian Angling Federation. His trophies are mostly in Jigging, Trolling & Popping. Kareem and his crew are professional in their field, not only in the technical support they provide to their guests, but also to in the great service they provide. In the past year Kareem has become Bluefin Academy's leading skipper with newly educated anglers encouraging Catch & Release especially to Sailfish & Giant Trevallys. Kareem is a keen sport fishing skipper & enthusiast and is always looking to improve, develop and find new methods and techniques to entertain his sport fishing guests.
Kareem Sadek
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Reefer Sport Fishing Charter
Hurghada Marina - Red Sea
+20 100 040 0168

Captain Kareem Sadek has huge fishing experience in Hurghada - Safaga Red Sea. He is an IGFA World Record holder and specializes in jigging, casting, popping, trolling and live bait fishing.
Negrashi Koushib
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Lake Nasser Adventure Ltd & Egypt Sportfishing Ltd
PO Box 70, El Gouna, Hurghada
Red Sea Governorate
+20 127 988 1881

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.


Juha Happonen
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Fishing Guide Services Happonen KY
Harjunpaantie 167
Manta Vilppula
35990 Kolho
+358 40 0547098

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.


Christian Benazeth
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One More Sport Fishing
9, Impasse Marguerite Orcival
32000 Auch
+33 6 76 01 22 42

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
+33 6 62 83 21 19

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
+33 6 09 20 90 20

Captains Patrice Garziglia fishes the French Riviera, between Nice and Monaco, from May to October. He offers full day trips on his 60' Riviera named Marlin Blue who is based to Monaco Marina. 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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Brittany Fly Fishing
Lieu-dit Toulloulan 29450
Commana, Brittany
+33 6 42 03 93 66

Captain Dolivet is a saltwater fly fishing guide based in Brittany France. He has direct access to many wild brown trout streams and lakes ; a real spider web of fly-fishing grounds and, with his skiff, to superb saltwater territories for European sea bass. Philippe leads programs offering a great variety of fly fishing challenges depending on the season, combined with high quality B&B and food. During the European winter (November to March), he leads tours in the Bijagos Archipelago on Kéré private island where more than 20 saltwater species can be targetted on the fly.
Pierre Pomme
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OTF "Obsession Tuna Fishing"
Marina de Larraldenia
64500 Ciboure
+33 6 16 17 98 82

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.
Vilmos Varga
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Catfishing KFT
30800 St.Gilles France - Rhône River

+36 70 313 7177

Special catfish fishing, with lure, vertical method! Great experience, very big fish, possibly a world record possible! Beautiful surroundings, two rivers! France Rhône and Petit Rhône, Hungary Danube which is the most beautiful river in Europe! This is where you can also fish in Aspius, which is very fun! Topwater fishing method! Professional guide service! Languages: English, Hungary, France


Frank Pfliegner
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Coach And Fish
Schnitterweg 26 A
NRW 45357
+49 160 4834747

Captain Frank is a professional fishing guide,owner and operator of Coach and Fish offering trolling casting, spinning vertical, deep slotting, jigging,etc for zander, northern pike, perch, pike-perch and catfish in the Netherlands 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.