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As of the 25th of March, Seychelles is welcoming guests from everywhere in the world, regardless of their vaccination status. The only requirement is a negative PCR test within 72 hours of departure, as well as a Health Travel Authorisation. Enjoy this opportunity to truly get away from the crowds and experience the blissful isolation offered by our destinations in the Outer Islands of Seychelles.

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Fly fishing the Seychelles Islands with Alphonse Fishing Co™

The best saltwater fly fishing in the world!

Turn your fly into a fish’s ultimate temptation. The Seychelles, with its 115 islands and deserted atolls, ideal weather and warm Indian Ocean waters, is renowned for being home to some of the world’s richest fishing grounds. You don’t even have to venture too far to break fishing records!

You’ll be amazed by its waters teeming with aggressive predatory fish, including giant trevally, bonefish, triggerfish, permit as well as algae-eaters like the turbo-charged milkfish. If you’d like, you can even put your skills further to the test in a bluewater fishing environment and face trophy sailfish, sharks, giant barracudas, Rainbow Runner and Wahoo.

It’s challenges like these that make Seychelles the best fishing destination for experienced fishermen and beginners alike.

Explore our fly fishing destinations here

 

The Alphonse Fishing Co™ Experience

Choosing the right Seychelles fishing operator is essential, especially when you consider the archipelago’s enormity. Over 1,000 species of fish off 115 islands in waters covering almost 1.4 million km², means you need in-depth local knowledge.

Alphonse Fishing Company, with its expert guides and superior boats, equipment and facilities, boasts the most experienced recreational angling team in Seychelles with more years on the outer islands than any other organisation.

Fly fishing with us guarantees the most professional fly fishing experience you can find and by combining a few of our fly fishing destinations you will increase your fishing satisfaction even more.

  • Fly fishing with Alphonse Fishing Co™

    We organise our Seychelles saltwater fly fishing trips with one thought in mind: helping you enjoy the very best of this fly anglers’ paradise and its thousands of acres of white sand flats, easy wading and world-class sight fishing. Our international and knowledgeable team of guides and managers ensure you enjoy the very best experience. We also limit the number of fly anglers at all of our destinations to maintain exclusivity and sustainability. To ensure prolific fisheries and to limit our impact on these wildernesses, a strict catch-and-release policy is practiced.

  • Bluewater fly fishing at Alphonse Fishing Co™

    Now you can target some of the hard-fighting bluewater fish on offer as Alphonse Island is home to an incredible variety of bluewater pelagic fish species. You’ll have the opportunity to challenge fish including Sailfish, Wahoo, Dogtooth Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna and Dorado. Anglers can spend either a half or full day on our bluewater experiences.

  • Expert fly fishing guides at Alphonse Fishing Co™

    Keith Rose-Innes, our Group Director, oversees all Alphonse Fishing Company destinations. His management and guiding portfolio extends through 22 countries and includes more than 20 years exploring, pioneering, promoting and establishing the remote atolls of the Seychelles firmly on the world’s fly fishing map.

    Rest assured that fishing with us gives you access to the best destinations at the best time of the year. Since we boast the most experienced recreational angling team in Seychelles, you’ll be under the watchful eyes of the world’s finest fly fishing guides and captains.

    Our fishing team of 36 guides, captains, deckhands and managers run the fishing operations. You can be assured they are dedicated and extremely experienced, with hundreds of thousands of cumulative hours under their belts.

    We go to great lengths to ensure that you enjoy some of the world’s best fly fishing.

  • Reliable boats at Alphonse Fishing Co™

    Our experienced team is complemented by 38 purpose-built boats which play a vital part in accessing the best fly fishing areas. You’ll also enjoy stylish accommodation at all of our destinations.

  • Equipment at Alphonse Fishing Co™

    You’ll have access to a full range of equipment which you can rent or buy, including rods, flies, hooks and lines. Even better, we have a range of generic as well as custom-tied flies designed by our own guides, specifically targeting the species at our fishing destinations.

  • Accommodation & Amenities at Alphonse Fishing Co™

    Our accommodation, restaurants and bars are amongst the finest of any fishing destination in the world. We ensure our fishermen enjoy a superb and comfortable stay, and we attend to all your needs. Whether it’s the stylish Alphonse Island Lodge, the rustic Astove Coral House or the exclusive Cosmoledo Eco Camp, our destinations provide the finest facilities to make your trip a memorable one.

The ultimate saltwater fly fishing destinations

Our destinations offer challenges to all fishermen, no matter how experienced, and are ideal for fishing experts and novices alike. Here are short introductions to the atolls you can visit on your trip.
  • Alphonse

    Alphonse Island is renowned for its expansive sea flats, which offer easy wading and world-class fishing. The atolls are some of the most pristine, untouched islands in the world; yet the island is only 60 minutes flight from Mahé.

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  • Cosmoledo

    Cosmoledo Atoll is close to the World Heritage Site of Aldabra, known far and wide as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean. Its pristine and untouched ecosystem, with saltwater flats and a huge variety of fish species, attracts fly fishermen from around the world.

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  • Farquhar Atoll

    Farquhar is certainly best known for the sheer diversity of species it offers anglers, so if stalking bonefish in skinny water, throwing crab flies at the colourful and charismatic tailing triggerfish or holding your nerve as a large GT charge in at your fly interests you…well, then Farquhar is certainly the fly fishing destination for you.

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  • Astove

    Home to the biggest Giant Trevallies in the Indian Ocean, this island offers superb fly fishing in a shallow lagoon surrounded by sheer drop-offs. It’s over a thousand kilometres from Mahé, making this atoll part of the remote Aldabra group of atolls.

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  • Poivre

    Poivre Atoll offers the best of both worlds with stunning flats and arguably one of the best jigging and popping spots that the Amirantes Atolls have to offer. Known for record-breaking Dogtooth Tuna and some of the best Indo-Pacific Permit fly fishing in the Seychelles.

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Alphonse

Alphonse Island is renowned for its expansive sea flats, which offer easy wading and world-class fishing. The atolls are some of the most pristine, untouched islands in the world; yet the island is only 60 minutes flight from Mahé.

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Cosmoledo

Cosmoledo Atoll is close to the World Heritage Site of Aldabra, known far and wide as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean. Its pristine and untouched ecosystem, with saltwater flats and a huge variety of fish species, attracts fly fishermen from around the world.

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Farquhar Atoll

Farquhar is certainly best known for the sheer diversity of species it offers anglers, so if stalking bonefish in skinny water, throwing crab flies at the colourful and charismatic tailing triggerfish or holding your nerve as a large GT charge in at your fly interests you…well, then Farquhar is certainly the fly fishing destination for you.

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Astove

Home to the biggest Giant Trevallies in the Indian Ocean, this island offers superb fly fishing in a shallow lagoon surrounded by sheer drop-offs. It’s over a thousand kilometres from Mahé, making this atoll part of the remote Aldabra group of atolls.

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Poivre

Poivre Atoll offers the best of both worlds with stunning flats and arguably one of the best jigging and popping spots that the Amirantes Atolls have to offer. Known for record-breaking Dogtooth Tuna and some of the best Indo-Pacific Permit fly fishing in the Seychelles.

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