Escape to Alphonse
Escape to a tropical island paradise and experience the angling of your dreams on one of the prime protected fisheries in the far reaches of the Indian Ocean – Alphonse!
The Alphonse group of atolls is considered one of the most pristine, untouched Edens of the world, making it a nature lover’s paradise. The magnificent island threesome comprising of Alphonse, St Francois and Bijoutier lie in the very heart of the Indian Ocean as part of the Seychelles outer islands.
Seven degrees south of the Equator and 400 kilometers south-west of Mahé, Alphonse Island is blessed with one of the world’s healthiest climates and miles of unblemished shorelines, lagoons and sea flats.
Considered a fly angler’s paradise, the expansive sea flats surrounding the atolls of Alphonse and St Francois provide the fly fishing experience of a lifetime with ten thousand acres of white sand flats, which provide easy wading and world class site fishing.
The atolls are home to incredibly large populations of bonefish, three different types of triggerfish, barracuda, snapper, grouper, permit, parrotfish, eight species of trevally (including the giant trevally), and the incomparable milkfish and this diversity allows anglers the opportunity to target a myriad of different species during their stay.
The St Francois fishery caters for just 12 fly anglers at a time, to maintain exclusivity and sustainability. To ensure guests the ultimate fishing experience an international team of guides and qualified managers are on hand to share their passion for this unique fishery and its environment. Alphonse practices a strict catch and release policy for all fish caught on the flats.
If you are interested in sampling the delights of angling on Alphonse then please contact email@example.com
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