Fishing Near Abaco

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 intrigued by the idea of reeling in a big one while on vacation, you will find 6 different charter operators that can help make it happen.

If you'd like to get in contact with a fishing charter, you can check with 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 located in Hopetown, in eastern Abaco.

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

Still another option is Lucky Strike. Located on the western side of Hopetown near the Lighthouse, they are not accessible by motor vehicle. They offer deep sea and reef fishing trips as well as sightseeing. They're located on Elbow Cay, in eastern Abaco.

Check the chart below to find out more about the area's fishing charters.

Fishing Charters In Abaco
Name Phone Location Island
A Salt Weapon Deep Sea Fishing Charters (252) 473-1400 0.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay
Captain Mark Charters -- Treasure Cay, Northwestern part of Abaco Great Abaco
Down Deep Fishing Charters (242) 366-3143 4.3 mi. South West of Central Hopetown Lubbers Quarters Cay
Justin Sands Bonefishing (242) 367-3526 Marsh Harbour, Eastern part of Abaco Great Abaco
Local Boy Deep Sea Fishing (242) 366-0528 0.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay
Lucky Strike (242) 366-0101 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay
 

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