Fishing Near Abaco

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Fly fishing is a popular choice in the Abacos, where there are several fishing lodges that focus specifically on this sport.  Whether you choose to stay with a lodge, hire a guide, or try to go it alone, you'll find 400 square miles of flats teeming with bonefish.  You can also participate in deep sea and reef fishing in this area, but for these it is recommended you hire a charter.

Local Boy Deep Sea Fishing

If you like the idea of going deep sea fishing during your vacation, you will find 8 different charter operators that can take you to the best fishing spots.

If you want to get in contact with a fishing charter, you might want to contact Local Boy Deep Sea Fishing. Eight generation Bahamian Captain Justin Russell operates Local Boy Deep Sea Fishing. With such strong ties to the area, you know this company is well-versed in where the best fishing is, so you'll not have to worry about whether or not your captain knows where to find the best catches of the season. They are found in Hopetown, in eastern Abaco.

Another good option is Justin Sands Bonefishing. Justin goes the extra mile to pick up his clients from any hotel or ferry dock in Marsh Harbour. They can be reached at (242) 367-3526.

Still another option is A Salt Weapon Deep Sea Fishing Charters. In the Elbow Cay area of the Bahamas there are numerous boat captains willing to bring guests out on fishing adventures, but if you want someone who really knows what they are doing, call A-Salt Weapon Deep Sea Fishing Charters. Captain Dennis Endee has won multiple awards in his 20 years of fishing, including some by ESPN. They're located in Hopetown, in eastern Abaco.

View the table below to read more about the area's fishing charters.

Fishing Charters In Abaco
Name Type Phone Location Island
A Salt Weapon Deep Sea Fishing Charters Fishing Charter Service (252) 473-1400 0.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay
Abaco Lodge Fishing Fishing Charter Service (800) 530-6928 4.9 mi. West of Central Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
Captain Mark Charters Fishing Charter Service -- Treasure Cay, Northwestern part of Abaco Great Abaco
Down Deep Fishing Charters Fishing Charter Service (242) 366-3143 4.3 mi. South West of Central Hopetown Lubbers Quarters Cay
Justin Sands Bonefishing Fishing Charter Service (242) 367-3526 Marsh Harbour, Eastern part of Abaco Great Abaco
Local Boy Deep Sea Fishing Fishing Charter Service (242) 366-0528 0.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay
Lucky Strike Fishing Charter Service (242) 366-0101 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay
The Blackfly Lodge Fishing Charter Service (904) 540-3184 2.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central Crossing Rocks Great Abaco

A local fishing guide is in the following table.

Fishing Guides In Abaco
Name Type Phone Location Island
Abaco Lodge Fishing Guide Service (242) 577-1747 4.8 mi. West of Central Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
 

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