Blue Marlin Fishing in Kenya. World famous as a deep sea fishing destination, with black, blue and striped marlin larger than life.
World famous as a deep sea fishing destination, with black, blue and striped marlin larger than life. Bait for tuna dorado or barracuda, Kenya will graciously provide above and beyond.
The sea temperatures are warm making the inshore fishing excellent, but the warm weather also makes night-fishing for broadbill-swordfish a fantastic experience. Kenya has record-holding deep sea fishing for marlin or spinning off a boat for tuna and barracuda.
Zane Grey, an American author beloved for his spirit of adventure through the wild west and out at sea tells the tale of great marlin fishing but he would probably agree, you need to go try it out for yourself!
Fishing for marlin is a tough big game species of the deep sea that is also referred to as billfishing.
Marlin belong to a family of fish called the billfish and about 10 are sport fish the majority of anglers go after around the world. Because of their massive size, they have a lot of fish below them on the food chain.
Rigging a baitfish, regardless the type must be sewn extremely secured with wax thread or with other techniques to not loose a marlin when it hits your bait.
There are a variety of combinations to use as bait setups when trolling for marlin. Marlin, for some of the toughest spear fishing and fly fishing addicts is also a dream trip out to sea with many charters landing big marlin with some pretty wild stories to go with it.
Scientific name: Istiophoridae
Size: length 335 – 427 cm
Weight: 90 – 182 kg
Speed: 80km/hr – one of the fastest fish species in the world
Lifespan: female 27 years, male 18 years
Methods: Spinning, Fly fishing, Game fishing, Salt water fishing, Spearfishing