Matava Resort Inducted into Tripadvisor Hall of Fame

Matava Resort today announced that it has been recognised as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. The ‘Hall of Fame’ was created to honour those businesses that have earned a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years. Continue Reading …

‘Bite Me Too’ Lands first Monster GT

The new GT Popping and jigging boat Bite Me Too today landed its first 50kg+ Kadavu Island GT !

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New Offshore GT Popping & Jigging Boat

Work is well under way on our brand new offshore GT Popping & Jigging boat Bite Me Too being built by BlueWater craft in Navua, Viti Levu. She will be a 28ft go-fast go-anywhere fishing machine designed to perfectly service the growing GT Popping and deep water jigging specialists as well as offer anglers the opportunity to go after pelagic gamefish such as marlin, Pacific Sailfish, yellowfin Tuna, Dorado and Wahoo on stand-up tackle. Powered by the very latest Twin 150 Mercury 4-strokes she will cruise at 25 kts and be capable of reaching 35+ knots at WOT.

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Dogtooth tuna double hook up

Video of a couple of big dogtooth tuna coming aboard Bite Me

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Mr Craftbait Fishes aboard Bite Me

We recently had the honour and privilige to have Mr Tomohide Kashiwagi fish aboard Bite Me with some of his angling friends from Japan.

Tomo is one of the two owners of Craft Bait and together with Mr Takeshi Taniguchi are the men behind their superb range of Poppers and stickbaits.

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BlueWater Magazine Issue 89 on Sale Today, 6th Jan 2012

A BlueWater world scoop! 

This issue is a dedicated GIANT BLUEFIN TUNA Special. See mind-blowing action with tuna to way over 1000-pounds. They are more than 10 feet long! It’s the hottest gamefishing news on the planet – and this issue has it all. Discover the history, join the new action, and learn from the scientists. 

Do not miss this one!

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2nd Person Half Price

Matava Summer Special

2nd Person 50% off

Escape to Fiji  to Matava – Fiji’s Premier Eco Adventure Resort and the Second Person stays Half Price !

Valid for travel between 1st December 2011 – 29th February 2012


  • valid for double / twin share
  • 5 nights stay or longer
  • All meals and airport transfers included
  • Complimentary Snorkelling on Critter Junction
  • Waterfall hike and village afternoon
  • Lovo feast and kava ceremony

First day of the Kadavu GT Season

Well the windy winter season is almost over and soon ideal conditions will prevail for the popper casting and jigging fans. We just had our first look with the poppers along Kadavu Island’s Great Astrolabe Barrier reef and the signs look good for some monster GTs this coming summer.

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Latest Kadavu Fishing Report Jan 2011

A tough few days fishing for Grant from Australia. Pretty mediocre weather meant churned up water and a slow GTbite on the poppers.

Offshore the blues that were around have moved off, as have the first of the summer run of yellowfin.

My friends fishing off Nadi however tell me the summer run of yellowfin and marlin is now well into their area and heading this way so we should see plenty of action soon…

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December 2010 Fishing Report GTs !!!

December 2010 Fishing Report GTs !!!

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