Favourite Fishing Locations within the Bahamas
(from Left): Courtesy Chris Rabil, Courtesy Viking Yacht Firm, Courtesy Capt. Bric Peeples, Courtesy Capt. Jimmy Werling
Capt. Mick Aixala, Brisa, Key Biscayne, Florida
Courtesy Chris Rabil
That’s a loaded query. For me, it’s nearly like asking a guardian who their favourite youngster is, and the Bahamas actually has a lot to supply. However to slim it down, I’d must say Chub Cay. Its proximity to the US, non-public airstrip, and just lately renovated marina and resort assist to make logistics uncomplicated. Chub is a superb place to base a summer season journey for all family members. Nonetheless, when the circumstances are proper—November by Might, through the full moon cycles—you may set out and catch nearly each species that makes the Bahamas residence.
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Mike Samuels, Princess Lily, Palm Seaside, Florida
Courtesy Viking Yacht Firm
Clarence City’s Flying Fish Marina on Lengthy Island within the southern Bahamas has actually reworked over the previous few years into an actual vacation spot with a variety of nice offshore fishing spots inside 8 miles, quite than only a gasoline cease. We like to make use of Flying Fish as a house base, the place weekend journeys to Rum Cay or Crooked Island are rather more environment friendly. First-class facilities, together with a unbelievable on-site restaurant, make for a cushty place to remain, and but it nonetheless feels just like the outdated Bahamas the place the workers and locals welcome you on arrival.
Capt. Bric Peeples, Coin Operated, North Key Largo, Florida
Courtesy Capt. Bric Peeples
Having been to almost each inhabited Bahamas island, my favourite has modified over time, however as a result of I like seclusion and nice fishing, my alternative is San Salvador. Most South Florida boats don’t need to journey 300-plus miles simply to go fishing, however they’re lacking out. Regardless that San Sal’s world-class billfishing gives many areas to fish—Sandy Level to the southeast nook to the Bridge and Rum Cay—the winter wahoo fishing is nothing wanting epic. With fish pushing 100 kilos, some locals say there are 200-pounders simply ready to be caught. And the house owners and operators at Using Rock Inn Resort and Marina are fantastic individuals who will do something to assist.
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Capt. Jimmy Werling, Triple Sea, Port Canaveral, Florida
Courtesy Capt. Jimmy Werling
Boat Harbour Marina within the northern Abacos is certainly my favourite out-island vacation spot within the Bahamas. The brand new docks on the Abaco Seaside Resort are unbelievable, and the workers, led by supervisor Kevie Thomas, all the time makes us really feel welcome. Inside a 20-mile radius, you’ve the flexibility to hop round a few of the greatest little spots within the space: Inexperienced Turtle, Treasure Cay, Guana Cay, Little Harbour and Hope City. There’s lots obtainable to do close by, which lets you maintain your company exploring and having a good time.
This text was initially revealed within the August/September concern of Marlin.