Alphonse Island Resort and the expansive hard white sand flats surrounding the atolls of Alphonse and St. Francois provide the background for the fly fishing experience of a lifetime. The atolls are home to incredibly large populations of bonefish, 3 different types of triggerfish, barracuda, snapper, grouper, permit, 8 species of trevally (including the giant trevally), and the incomparable milkfish just to name the most popular.
The accommodations and facilities at Alphonse are among the most comfortable at any fly fishing destination in the world.
With multiple species caught on a fly, diversity gives anglers the opportunity to target a myriad of species during their stay. To ensure guests the ultimate fishing experience, only 12 anglers fish per week. Top notch guides are on hand to share their passion for this unique fishery.
Beachside bungalows feature queen-sized beds, sitting area, private bathroom and private outdoor shower. The ‘Le Lys’ central dining and bar area allows guests to socialize while enjoying their favorite drink and dine on the very best of traditional Creole creations.
As a general rule, an 8 or 9-wt. outfit for bonefish and permit, 10-wt. for the triggerfish and milkfish and a 12-wt. for the GT’s and bluewater. A complete gear list will be sent upon trip confirmation. Frontiers can provide expert advice on finding the right gear for your trip.
Alphonse Island is accessed via a private charter from the main island of Mahe. Most US and UK clients access Mahe via Dubai with Emirates Airlines. Dubai can be accessed from many major airports in the US; Emirates Airlines or Delta Airlines are the most popular. Access to the Seychelles can also be made via Condor Airlines through Frankfurt, Germany and Etihad Airways through Abu Dhabi. Frontiers will be glad to assist you with you travel plans.
Non-fishing activities include swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, bicycling, tennis and more.
October 2018 to the end of April 2019 - 7-night/6-day fishing package is from US $8,710 based on single accommodation and shared boat/guide. - 7 night/6-day leisure package is from US$5,600 - Charter to/from Mahe US $850 per person - Park fees $175 per angler and $70 for leisure
Sporting Travel Specialist
Senior Program Manager
Specializes in Seychelles and Mexico's Yucatan fishing programs.
Anglers of Alphonse and St Francois encountered variable conditions this week as the tides transitioned from neap to springs with light southeast winds and favorable light overall. The week started with the anglers acclimating by targeting bonefish which were found in heavy concentrations around high spots with catches of 20 or more being accomplished by days’ end.
Day two yielded impressive results as Nicholas landing a 70cm ...
The changing of the monsoons presented windless glass-off conditions for week 8 of our season. The spring to neap tides where very welcomed by guests and guides as the water was cold from the big tides the week before.
Ezra Sun and Andre Jackowski who were partnered up for the week started working on their bonefish numbers and not only had catch stats of over 40 fish each, but were pushing the 60 cm limit too! Alan ...
The perfect Seychelles sun shone down on a very springy atoll this week and the fast moving water brought with it plenty of opportunity. Sunday was our classic bonefish-bootcamp which led the team into landing well over 100 of these gorgeous specimens by the end of day one.
Walter Stoeklein struck gold, landing a 54 cm permit and his winning streak continued into day two when he landed a 115 cm GT! Although the fast ...
The weather on week 5 of the season was nothing short of spectacular! Coupled with a full moon and spring tides, this was recipe for great walks prowling for hungry GT’s and triggers on the surf line.
The first day of the week kicked off in true bonefish style with each member of the team landing their fair share. Steve and Edward came out on top landing the largest of them all, measuring in at 60 cm. Curt went on to show his ...
This doesn’t happen often, but we are delighted to advise that we have a few last-minute rods available at three Seychelles fishing destinations - Astove Atoll, Cosmoledo Atoll and Alphonse Island /St. François Atoll.
The second week of the season greeted us with neap tides, leaving lots of water for our anglers to play with. Having the neaps allowed us to stay on the flats all day and gave the anglers long periods of time to fish for bones and permit.
The first day yielded 2 permit by the same angler, Andrew, and father and son team Tony and Shaun who had a great start to the week by landing a monster blue fin trevally of 72cm and a ...
Alphonse Island, Seychelles
Alphonse Island, Seychelles