Sea & Creek Fishing Holidays In The Gambia

Feel Free Lodge on Jinack Island offers your own bespoke Gambian river, creek & sea fishing holiday with comfortable accommodation within walking distance of the Atlantic Ocean.  

Imagine creating a river or sea fishing holiday in West Africa that matches your specific requirements and make even the most passionate and adventurous fisherman’s dreams come true

Fishing Holidays In The Gambia

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 303lbs.

 Fish caught in The Gambia 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!

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 Northern Gambia and South Senegal.

Feel Free Lodge is a great place for beach fishing, river fishing, creek fishing and deeper sea fishing.

We offer anglers visiting the Gambia an exciting alternative to fishing holidays based in the Senegambia, Kotu, Fajara and Bakau tourist areas.

River & Creek Fishing Trips in Gambia

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 in Gambia

This trip lasts from 10.00 untill 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.

Bespoke Fishing Holiday, Trips and Excursions

If it is specifically a fishing holiday in Gambia you are looking for, then we offer a complete itinerary for the duration of 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, dependant 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 dependant on guide, but a full weeks fishing should cost no more than £400 all-in.

Gambia Fishing Holiday Tours & Trips

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.