Guided fishing experiences, Mamanuca Islands, Fiji

When and how to fish for yellow fin tuna in Fiji

Yellow fin tuna are a migratory fish and the big ones are only available certain times of the year in Fiji. Around the Mamanuca Islands you will find these fish on the bite from December to April. March & April are ideal months as there tends to be less risk of cyclone with some great waves for the surfers too. 

Yellow fin can be caught using a number of techniques but are best jigging using soft plastics, trolling or popping with lures. Our charter boat, the Mitaia Rua is equipped with all the gear to catch yellow fin tuna including rods and reels made by Shimano. This top-of-the range equipment is available to all charter guests. 

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Here's Mitaia Rua fishing guide, Ben Wilson with a 50kg yellow fin tuna caught just off Namotu Island, Fiji. 

Here's Mitaia Rua fishing guide, Ben Wilson with a 50kg yellow fin tuna caught just off Namotu Island, Fiji.