Besides enjoying the Pink Sands Beaches of Harbour Island for the day, why not try some fishing out on the water! To have your own private boat in Harbour Island in the Bahamas is a fun and exhilarating experience. With the weather in Harbour Island being so spectacular, fishing is year round! Certain species of fish can only be caught during the correct season. Sometimes you may have to throw your catch back. However, most species are caught year round.

There are two types of Sports Fishing in the Bahamas:

  1. Bottom Fishing (Reef fishing – Grouper, Yellowtail.
  2. Deep Sea Fishing (Wahoo, Mahi Mahi)

Species of fish can be caught year round, include:

Sharks (varied species)
Bahamas Blue Tang
Lionfish (invasive species)

Make sure to follow all angling regulations, and only keep the legal sized fish and total catch counts allowed by Bahamian law.

If you’ve arrived to the island without a boat, no problem! Harbour Island’s boat charters are readily available for your sea seeking pleasure. Sometimes even boaters who have a boat in the Bahamas still prefer to charter. It turns out having a professional captain and crew always makes a fishing trip that much better. It’s a much more exciting fishing day when you don’t have to rig your own lines and reels.

Below are the top rated fishing charters in the Bahamas on the island with the most successful catch rates:

Harbour Island:

Dave and TJ’s Fishing Charters

Spanish Wells:

Tyman Fishing – Phone: 242-333-4713
Charter Spanish Wells – Phone: 242-470-8671
True Blue Charters – Phone: 242-470-8241
Capt Kid and Son Charters – Phone: 242-557-7351
Tyman Fishing Charters – Phone: 954-302-1924

Please review our other links describing all the different types of sports fishing that is available in the Bahamas.