November 21, 2015

 “My big fish must be somewhere.”

Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway

Nearly every male angler I’ve had onboard asks the question, “How big do the Sails get in Kuala Rompin, compared to other parts of the world?” Frankly, it’s tough to get Sails over the 50kg mark in Kuala Rompin waters. That being said, over the past couple of seasons, we have boated a few Sails that were conservatively c...

September 4, 2015

A question I'm often asked about Sailfish is "what is the purpose of the huge dorsal fin or sail?"

 

While free swimming or snorkelling at close quarters with these bold and curious Sailers (bold because they’re not shy to swim close to free-divers & display intimidating postures with their dorsal fins spread high & wide) I have observed that the fin plays an integral part in the awesome feedi...

August 7, 2015

Bluesails Sportfishing has always been aware of the impact that big game fishing can have on the marine environment in general, and on the health and mortality of billfish in particular. We therefore make a concerted effort to ensure that this impact is kept to a minimum, while still enabling our guests to enjoy this adrenalin-filled sport. We hope that the experience of catching and handling...

July 7, 2015

                                                    

Photo by Captain Mike Tan, Bluesails Sportfishing

It was a great fishing adventure weekend, hunting for juve Black Marlin in Tioman waters. Day 1 produced a decent size Sail with loads of bottom / bait-fishing to keep t...

June 12, 2015

It was Mahi Madness in Tioman waters over the weekend during the maiden voyage of our brand new 40ft boat. From livies to lures– the Mahi were chompin'!

 

The Malay name for Mahi-Mahi is "belitong" but in other parts of the world, Mahi-Mahi are known as Dorado, meaning gold in Spanish, lampuka (lampuki, plural) in the Maltese language in the Meditteranean, or else simply Dolphin Fish... even t...

June 8, 2015

I often get guys asking me, what does a FAD look like, how do you construct one & how does it work? Definitions first. 

 

FAD stands for Fish Aggregating / Attracting Device & refers to any man-made object used to attract fish in open water. Basically, an FAD is like an artificial reef where bait-fish congregate and in turn, attract larger fish from further up the food-chain. They are used by b...

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