Zanzibar South East Coast /Zanzibar Channel
Latham Island is a flat coral island located 40 nautical miles south east of Zanzibar (1,5-2,5 hours) which makes the fishing in its reef extremely good! The 10x4 nautical miles reef rises from about 500 m of water and comes up to form a sand island at it’s centre.
Part of the Zanzibar Archipelago, the island is only inhabited by birds and turtles, which nesting sites make up for a recommended sightseeing.
There is a lot of of species like yellowfin tuna, wahoo, barracuda, trevally, snappers, marlins, swordfish, dorado.
From September through March every year, Latham Island is the top location in the world for hunting giant dogtooth tuna. These fish aggregate there, during which large schools, sometimes numbering up to 30 to 50 fish at a time, average between 10 kgs to 100 kgs + in weight.
kizimkazi & Zanzibar channel
Kizimkazi is located south of Zanzibar island, it’s a renown area for giant trevally, yellowfin tuna, dogtooth tuna, wahoo, and many more Pelagic species. Zanzibar channel provides large shoaling schools of yellowfin tuna and variety of billfish almost all year round. Sea conditions are generally fishable most of the year.
Michamvi & South East coast
There are very nice spots to catch yellowfin tuna, wahoo, king mackerel, various trevally species.
dar es salaam
Deep sea fishing out of Dar es Salaam is rich with a large variety of species all year round, fishing by seasons, knowing what areas to focus on and fish to target. Zanzibar channel boarders Dar waters. No need to venture far distances to land good catches. Yearly catches consisting of wahoo, yellowfin tuna, king mackerel, dorado (mahi mahi) and five different types of billfish.