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 are thinking about reeling in a big catch during your vacation, you will find 7 different charter fishing operators that can help make it happen.

If you'd like to organize a fishing trip, you might want to check with Lucky Strike. Whether you're interested in fishing or a leisurely sail, Lucky Strike is a top choice in the Abacos. Captain Turman has over 30 years of fishing experience and knows where the best spots to fish can be found in the area. They are situated in Marsh Harbour, in eastern Abaco.

A second option is 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. You can reach them at (242) 366-0528.

A third 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're found within Marsh Harbour, in eastern Abaco.

The table below provides you with more details on fishing charters operating in this area.

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
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 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
The Blackfly Lodge Fishing Fishing Charter Service (904) 540-3184 2.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central Crossing Rocks Great Abaco

A local fishing guide is listed below.

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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