Porto Barricata has been one of the best known ports in Italy for sport fishing at sea for the last thirty years. Here was born the “Big game”, fishing for giant bluefin tuna
There are many fishing opportunities offered during the year by the lagoons, the river and by the sea in front of the Po Delta, one of the most fishy in Italy.
Our harbour is located in the south-eastern tip of the Po Delta, at the mouth of the Po di Tolle, in an enviable position due to the proximity of fishing hot spots.
From the harbour, observe how is the sea, sail a few meters in the river and you are already in the open sea directed towards the established fishing spot!
And here starts the fun, because fishing opportunities are really many for variety of fish and fishing techniques. Already at the exits from the lagoons near the port you can fish bluefish and yellowtail, by trolling or spinning, usually from May to October. At sea, two miles from the coast, mussel farms give an ideal habitat for small fish such as mackerel, sea bream, etc. Up to six miles you can find the bonito and, pushing you further, but in some periods of the year even closer, you can experience the thrill of the Big Game, the fishing of giantbluefin tuna, returned permanently in our areas for great part of the year so much to attract fishing fans from all over Europe. Moreover, in open sea you can also fish skipjack tuna and dolphinfishby spinning, fly fishing, drifting or trolling. If you prefer a more relaxing fishing, the river and the Sacca di Scardovari offer the right alternatives to fishing for sea bream, the sea bass and mullet. Going up the river for a few kilometersfrom the mouth, carp and catfish.
In short, the sport fisherman coming to Porto Barricata has some fun in every season of the year trying various fish species and fishing techniques such as drifting, spinning, trolling and fly fishing.
If you prefer to bring your boat from time to time with the trailer, you can have a fast crane service at discounted rates andaccess all the services offered by our structure such as car and trailer parking, toilets and hot showers, etc.
We also offer a “Dry service” solution which allows you to park boats up to 7 meters on the internal square for periods lasting from one week up to the whole year, making the launch on call.
Finally, if you do not have a boat, or if you have moored it in other areas and want to experience the fishing experience in Barricata, we also rent boats, accompanied by our expert fishing guides with their equipment.