Terceira is an excellent location for sport fishing, both open water fishing, with companies licensed to provide this service, as well as shore fishing.
A number of world record fish have been caught in the seas around the Azores. The most commonly caught fish are tuna, members of the shark family like marracho, white-tip shark and cornuda, as well as other species such as garfish, bonito (tunny), Atlantic bonito, cutlass-fish, barracuda, dorado, common sea bream, etc. The main species caught by shore fishing from rocks are conger, sea sturgeon, chub mackerel, moray eel, common sea bream, crevalle jack, etc.
, and the best spots for shore fishing are located at S. Mateus, Serreta, Biscoitos, Porto Martins and Porto Judeu.
Whether you want the thrill of fighting a heavyweight fish or you just want to spend a few hours relaxing in the company of the sea with a rod and line, then the Azores will certainly reward you with a fish that will be the envy of all of your friends.