Where is the best bonefishing in the Bahamas?

Andros Island
Andros Island offers numerous different bonefishing sites. In fact, this island has been called the best bonefishing destination on earth because of its remarkably varied options.

How much does it cost to go bonefishing in the Bahamas?

NOTE: Fishing lodge owners and guides are allowed to complete and pay for licenses on behalf of expected visitors before arrival in The Bahamas. Cost of License: Day License (valid day of issuance only) – $15.00; Weekly License – $20.00; Monthly License – $30.00; Annual License – $60.00.

Do you need a fishing license in Eleuthera Bahamas?

Fishing Regulations: As of January 9th 2017 you need a fishing license fish the flats (Bonefish, Tarpon, Cobia and Permit) in the Bahamas. The fee’s are as follows: Daily $15.00; Weekly $20; Monthly $30 and Yearly $60. More information and the application form can be found here.

Can you spear fish in Eleuthera?

Spearfishing in Eleuthera and Harbour Island is an adventure that gives you an entirely different experience from other types of fishing. While wading or diving you’ll use a Hawaiian sling and spear to strike the fish.

What’s the hardest fish to catch?

The Top 15 Hardest Fish to Catch

  • Wahoo.
  • Blue Marlin.
  • Tarpon.
  • Permit.
  • Muskellunge.
  • Dolphinfish.
  • Roosterfish.
  • Greater Amberjack.

Where is the best bonefishing in the world?

The 8 Best Bonefishing Destinations in the World

  • Bahamas. Famous for well-known bonefish guides, islands home to some of the largest bonefish in the world, and easy accessibility, a Bahamas fly fishing trip is the quintessential bonefishing trip.
  • Seychelles.
  • Cuba.
  • Cook Islands.
  • Mexico.
  • Christmas Island.
  • Honduras.

Where are the biggest bonefish in the Bahamas?

Andros Island is the largest of the Bahamas islands and has miles of spectacular flats to fish for bonefish. The waters surrounding Andros are dotted with mangrove stands, patches of turtle grass, and countless cayes and inlets that provide the perfect habitat for bonefish.

Are spearguns legal in Bahamas?

In the Bahamas, spearguns are not allowed. We use one of two things instead: A pole spear or a Hawaiian sling. Pole spears and Hawaiian slings are somewhat similar in that they both make use of a sling to fire the spear shaft, but there are some differences in their appearance and how they are operated.

What is illegal in The Bahamas?

The possession or use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, and ecstasy, is a criminal offense in The Bahamas and can result in time in prison. While visiting The Bahamas, you are subject to Bahamian law. Stay away from drug traffickers, who are often armed and violent.

Do you need a license to spearfish in the Bahamas?

You can only fish with a Hawaiian sling, or a pole spear, spear guns are illegal here. Spearfishing must be done at least a mile off the coast of New Providence Island, or the south coast of Grand Bahama, and 200 yards from the coast of the Family Islands. When you clear into the Bahamas, ask about a fishing permit.

Where to catch bonefish in Eleuthera, Bahamas?

Bonefish can be caught in the more popular places like Ten Bay, Savannah Sound and Governors Harbor, they are just smarter here and more easily spooked than if you were to explore the island for less popular sites. If bonefishing is your thing it is worth taking the time to explore the island to find some of the many remote bonefishing flats.

What kind of fishing can you do on Eleuthera?

If you are having troubles consider hiring a local guide to take you out reef or deep sea fishing. Eleuthera as with many of the Out Islands has numerous bonefishing flats, but what is unique about Eleuthera is that most of these flats can be accessed without a boat.

Who is the best fishing guide in the Bahamas?

Deep Sea or sport fishing is a little slower but you can catch some huge fish. Many guides will give you the opportunity to split the day up between reef (bottom) fishing and deep sea fishing. Woody Perry (Spanish Wells): 242-333-4433. Reef fishing and deep sea fishing charters or bonefishing guide (by boat).

Where to go bone fishing in Andros Island?

Andros Island Bonefish Club has had the enjoyment of offering fly fisherman a world class fishing adventure for over 35 years in Cargill Creek. Only minutes from the world class bonefishing and easy access to the famous West Side National Park. Like Us On Facebook! GOT QUESTIONS? NEED MORE INFO?