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Bluefin Trevally

Fishing for Bluefin Trevally

Bluefin Trevally are a member of the Carangidae (jack) family and are loved by fishermen for their beauty and fighting ability. Like all trevally species the bluefin is somewhat over shadowed by its bigger cousin the Giant trevally. Like all trevally species they fight well, with long powerful runs that will test your endurance and tackle. 

How Frontiers Can Help Your Dream Bluefin Trevally Become a Reality 

We have five decades of experience and our services are free. There are no surcharges for our efforts and advice. So why not give our team a call! Remember, we want to speak to you so we can best advise you! Below you will find a list of our fishing experts. Contact one of our consultants and they will do the following for you:

  • Talk you through the options and provide you with impartial advice that you will not receive directly from a lodge. We have 50 years of sporting travel experience!
  • If you like what you hear, we will book your trip and assist with all preparations.
  • Frontiers will provide you with our industry leading pre-trip prior to your departure, which will tell you what to pack and how things will work.
  • If you need equipment, we will put you in touch with some of the most knowledgeable people in the business. They will provide you with exactly what you need.
  • While you travel, Frontiers provides 24-hour emergency contact.

Where to fish for Bluefin Trevally

Bluefin trevally are found across the Indo-Pacific oceans. You can fish for them on a fly in The Seychelles, St Brandons and Christmas Island. 

Fishing tackle for Bluefin Trevally

A 9ft 9 weight will work for smaller bluefin; for the larger fish you might want to step it up to a 10 or 11 weight. Your rod needs to be paired with a good solid large arbor saltwater reel with a smooth drag that can handle their long powerful runs. 

Fishing flies for Bluefin Trevally

Bluefins primary prey is smaller baitfish and crustaceans. For flies you want a selection of brush flies, clousers and crab patterns. 

Ask The Expert


Department Manager

Specializes in saltwater fishing and big game hunting.


Senior Program Manager

Specializes in Seychelles and Mexico's Yucatan fishing programs.


Senior Program Manager

Specializes in Bahamas and Christmas Island fishing, and United States wingshooting programs.


Sporting Travel Specialist


UK Managing Director


Sporting Travel Specialist

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