The Bahamas Fishing
Comprising 700 islands and cays in the warm Atlantic southeast of Florida, the Bahamas is an island paradise and a fishing paradise as well. The most well known islands of the Bahamas include Bimini, Nassau (on the island of New Province), Paradise Island, Grand Bahama Island, and Abaco, with all of them offering numerous first class fishing charters. The Gulf Stream current runs right through the Bahamas, attracting pelagic fish in huge numbers and making it one of the world’s prized charter fishing destinations. The islands of the Bahamas are surrounded by an extensive reef and wreck system as well, providing ample opportunities for world-class reef fishing. And the Bahamas is famous for its bonefishing, arguably the finest in the world.
For year-round deep sea fishing at its finest, you’d be hard pressed to find a better location than the Bahamas. Marlin, sailfish, wahoo, mahi-mahi (dolphinfish), king mackerel, cobia, and yellowfin tuna inhabit these waters throughout the year as they follow migrating baitfish along the Gulf Stream current. An experience captain and crew can guide you to the best locations and set you up with everything you need to go to battle with the awesome game fish of the Bahamas.
Light tackle fishing on Bahamas many reefs provides hours of fun and action suitable for the whole family. Yellowtail, amberjack, grouper, snapper, grunts, parrotfish, barracuda and more inhabit the beautiful and extensive reef system of the Bahamas.
Fishing the flats and shallows of the Bahamas for bonefish is one of the great thrills of the fishing world. With sizes ranging from 2 to 14 pounds, bonefish are pound for pound some of the hardest fighting fish in the world. Expect lots of exciting action while typically practicing catch and release as you target the fun and feisty bonefish. Other typical catches in the Bahamas’ flat and shallows include tarpon, snook, and permit. Bonefishing is great throughout the Bahamas, particularly near Nassau, Paradise Island, Andros, and Eleuthera.
Sparkling tropical water, white sand beaches, colorful reefs, warm and friendly people, and year-round great fishing make the Bahamas one of the world’s great charter fishing destinations.