Deep sea fishing is most definitely a pastime in Harbour Island in the Bahamas. There are few places on earth where big time sports fishing and natural beauty go hand in hand. Captains have spent much time out fishing for a multitude of deep sea creatures; seeking seafood for your palate. Come aboard and enjoy one of the most thrilling fishing experiences of your life. All you have to do is go and catch it!
Take advantage of an opportunity to harvest fresh fish from the deep blue sea; whether for big game or simply for dinner with your family. Harbour Island in the Bahamas offers experienced guides who are knowledgeable of specific locations only known by locals on the island.
One popular fishing location off the pink sands beach of Harbour Island is Dutch Bar, just 5 miles off the coast of Spanish Wells. The ocean floor can exceed depths of 500 feet over a cliff that drops off the continental shelf at a depth of thousands of feet.
Such deep sea fish you may catch for dinner or sports game fishing include: Wahoo, Sailfish, Marlin, Tuna, Kingfish, Corvina, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Bonita, and Mahi Mahi. You may also encounter sharks, barracuda, and perhaps even a Whale shark under the hull of the boat. The islands of the Bahamas offers every fish you could dream of catching. Your bound to pull in a boatload of sea life for dinner in less than half a day.
Bahamians care greatly about their marine environment and its diverse wildlife. In Spanish Wells, anglers do not fish for endangered species or keep undersized fish. Bahamas and Harbour Island residents operate a “catch and release policy ”. If you see any floating debris while out on the ocean, ask your captain to stop and pick it up. Help clear litter and debris from our oceans for future generations!
All vacation rentals Harbour Island boats must be licensed and insured; and all equipment and life-jackets are regularly checked for buoyancy. Your safety is paramount to making your vacation the best experience possible.