IGFA Captains and Guides
Europe and the Mediterranean Region

CROATIA

DENMARK

Omar Bo Gade
info@denmarkfishinglodge.com
Denmark Fishing Outdoor Lodge
Helnaes Byvej 15
5631 Ebberup
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
negrashi@hotmail.com
Lake Nasser Adventure Ltd
and Egypt Sportfishing Ltd
PO Box 70, El Gouna, Hurghada
Red Sea Governorate
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
happonen.juha@gmail.com
Fishing Guide Services Happonen KY
Harjunpaantie 167
Manta Vilppula
35990 Kolho
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
benmarlin1@yahoo.fr
One More Sport Fishing
9, Impasse Marguerite Orcival
32000 Auch
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
vendeepechepassion@gmail.com
Vendee Peche Passion
Port Olona
Les Sables d'Olonne
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
patrice.fishing@gmail.com
Mediterranean Sport Fishing
Port de Plaisance
Beaulieu sur mer
06310 South France between Nice and Monaco
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
info@brittanyflyfishing.com
Brittany Fly Fishing
Lieu-dit Toulloulan 29450
Commana, Brittany
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
otf@obsessiontunafishing.com
OTF "Obsession Tuna Fishing"
Marina de Larraldenia
64500 Ciboure
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
ccr.rein@arcor.de
River/Delta of Rhone
South France
FRANCE
+49 89 64208607
www.bluewaterfishing.eu
 
 

GERMANY

Frank Pfliegner
frank.pfliegner@gmx.de
Coach And Fish
Schnitterweg 26 A
Essen
NRW 45357
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
ccr.rein@arcor.de
Freistaat Bayern
GERMANY
+49 89 64208607
www.bluewaterfishing.eu
 
 
Stephan Kreupl
s.kreupl@bluewaterfishing.eu
Bluewater Fishing
Frankfurt
GERMANY
+49 171 6903145
www.bluewaterfishing.eu
Captain Stephan Kreupl offers full-day, half-day and multi-day trips fishing offshore to Cape Verde for billfish, tuna, amberjack and more - heavy tackle fishing, light tackle fishing and jigging. He also offers fishing trips to the Seychelles, fishing for billfish, tuna, amberjack and more - light tackle fishing, jigging and popping.
 
 

IRELAND

ITALY

Andrea Iacovizzi
info@fishingcharter.it
Salento Fishing Charter

PORTO DI SAN FOCA - Le
ITALY
+39 347 900 290
www.fishingcharter.it
Captain Andrea Iacovizzi operates Salento Fishing Charters, a year-round sport fishing operation based out of Port of San Foca, Italy. Captain Iacovizzi specializes in a variety of angling techniques for the species available, including bluefin tuna, dentex, greater amberjack, little tunny and more. Salento Fishing Charters provides all of the equipment and offers both half-day and full-day charters.
 
 
Andrea Rinaldetti
andreaservice2000@gmail.com
Sailfish Team
Via Pra 111
Cantiieri Mostes
20111 Genova Pra (GE)
ITALY
+39 347 250 8325
www.charterdipesca.it
 
 
Andrea Rinaldetti
andreaservice2000@gmail.com
Sailfish Team
Via Pace
20010 Santo Stefano Ticino (MI)
ITALY
+39 347 250 8325
www.charterdipesca.it
 
 
Fabio Manca
info@goldhook.it
Gold Hook di Manca Fabio
Porto Turistico di La Caletta
Siniscola (NUORO)
08029 Sardinia
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. Gold Hook provides all the equipment for a half-day or full-day fishing experience.
 
 
Fabio Storelli
diariodelpescatore@libero.it
Team Lady Martina Sportfishing
Via Garibaldi
Santa Margherita Ligure
ITALY
+39 338 543 6118
www.teamladymartina.com
Based in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy Captain Fabio Storellini owns and operates Lady Martina Sportfishing and specializes in spinning and big game fishing.
 
 
Guido Tritto
gtritto@revass.eu
Team Lady Martina
16038 Santa Margherita Ligure
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.
 
 

LEBANON

PORTUGAL

Chris Parkin
info@biggamefishingmadeira.com
Biggamefishingmadeira.com
Calheta Marina
9360-562 Madeira Island
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
nuno@atlanticbluemarlin.com
Big Game Fishing, Calheta, Madeira
Estrada Regional 222, Nr 202
Madalena do Mar
9360-425 Madeira
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
john@biggamefishingmadeira.com
1* Impasse, Urb Vila Arco, 14
Arco da Calheta
9370-097 Madeira Island
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
bristow@fishmadeira.com
Tavessa Das Vitudes #23
Sao Martinho
9000-163 Funchal, Madeira
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
skipper.toneves@gmail.com
Heroes Paradise LDA / Dream Catcher Sportfishing.ma
Rua do Vinhatico No 13
Arco da Calheta
9370-083 Madeira
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, a Luhrs 350 tournament, 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.
 
 

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