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.
If you are intrigued by the idea of spending some time on the open water with a rod in your hand, you may be pleased to learn there are 7 different charter fishing operators that can help you find the best fishing spots.
If you're ready to get in contact with a fishing charter, you can check with Local Boy Deep Sea Fishing. All of your fishing equipment is included in the price of the charter. They are located in Hopetown, in eastern Abaco.
Another good option is Justin Sands Bonefishing. Winner of numerous fishing awards, Justin Sands has been offering fishing charters at Justin Sands Bonefishing to island visitors since 1997. Known for his friendly service and knowledge of the area, Captain Sands' reputation proceeds him. 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 found on Elbow Cay, in eastern Abaco.
The following chart provides you with some details concerning fishing charters operating in this area.
|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|
|Ronnie Sawyer's Bonefish Charters||(242) 365-4070||6.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Treasure Cay||Green Turtle Cay|
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