Fishing Holidays On The River Gambia In West Africa
Feel Free Lodge is a great place for beach fishing, river fishing, creek fishing and deeper sea fishing holidays in Africa. We offer anglers visiting The Gambia an exciting alternative to fishing holidays based in the Senegambia, Kotu, Fajara and Bakau tourist areas.
Feel Free Lodge on Jinack Island offers your own bespoke Gambia river, creek & sea fishing holiday with comfortable accommodation within walking distance of the Atlantic Ocean.
The fishing in Gambia is world renowned for the wide variety of fish but also the size with the largest recorded catch in the River Gambia weighing in at 303lb
Fish caught in Gambian waters include – West African Pompano, Barracuda & Guinean Barracuda. Butterfish, Cassava-Croaker, Catfish, Cobia, Grouper, Giant West African Threadfin, Guitarfish, Halibut, Nine-Bone, Long-neck Croaker (Ladyfish), Jacks (Trevally & Crevelle), Snappers, Spanish- Mackerel. Large Rays, Tarpon, Tigerfish…..amongst others!
African Fishing Holidays On The River Gambia
The Feel Free Lodge is located on the beach on Jinack Island on the North Bank of the River Gambia and is the perfect place from which to explore the fishing and angling options in Northern Gambia and South Senegal.
River & Creek Fishing Trips
From the beach board a local boat for a complete day of fishing on the Gambia River. Explore the mangrove lined creeks and tributaries and enjoy free drinks and a packed lunch.
Sea & Sports Fishing Trips
This trip lasts from 10.00 until 17.00 hrs and is for a maximum of 4 people. fish from a fully fitted out sports fishing boat as the captain drives 10 miles out to sea in the search for Barracuda, Red Snapper, Lady Fish, Captain Fish and several species of Shark
West African Fishing Holiday, Trips and Excursions
If you are planning a fishing holiday in Africa then Gambia has what you are looking fo. We offer a complete itinerary of fishing excursions and day trips for your stay – whether that is 4 days, 1 week, 2 weeks etc.
We will pick you up from the hotel or airport and bring you to the beach side at the Feel Free Lodge on Jinack Island in the Niumi National Park.
During the stay, we will take you to the best fishing spots in the area, dependent on whether you do Cr eek Fishing, River Gambia Fishing or Atlantic Ocean Fishing.
Typical costs for a full day’s fishing with lunch ranges between £20 & £100 dependent on guide, but a full weeks fishing should cost no more than £400 all-in.
Beach, Sea, River & Creek Fishing In Gambia
Imagine creating a river or sea fishing holiday in Gambia, West Africa that matches your specific requirements and could make even the most passionate and adventurous fisherman’s dreams come true
Feel Free Lodge’s facilities are well recognised locally and internationally and the resort is situated on the beach where the River Gambia meets the Atlantic Ocean away from all probable disturbances.
Feel Free Lodge is a unique and idyllic place for relaxing, swimming, sunbathing, nature walks and bird watching.
For the seasoned angler or for casual fishing holiday past time we offer beach, creek and sports fishing tours.
Our reputation with visiting fishing holiday and tour operators is unsurpassed and we have instigated a programe of ‘eco tour operator best practice’ which is mirrored and respected throughout The Gambia.