Water Island, like the rest of the US Virgin Islands, is located near the Puerto Rico Trench, which is known for its impressive number of big game fish. The North Drop and the South Drop is where most fishing charters will take anglers as they pursue sailfish, blackfin and yellowfin tuna, blue and white marlin, mahi mahi, and more.
If you are considering going fishing during your vacation, you will find 3 charter fishing operators that can help you find the best fishing spots.
If you want to reserve a charter, you can check with Captain Alvin Fishing Charters. If you aren't staying at one of the company's properties, pick-up for your charter at several locations throughout St. Thomas and St. John are available. Regardless of which package you choose, be it inshore, off shore, or a combo, Captain Alvin will filet and clean up to 25 pounds of fish for you to take back with you. They are found in downtown Charlotte Amalie, Northeast of Water Island.
Another good option is Abigail III. Operating out of the Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina near Red Hook, Abigail III is run by Captain Red who has over 40 years of fishing experience. He knows where to find the waters teeming with big catches like blue and white marlin, tuna, wahoo, and mahi-mahi. You can reach them at (340) 775-6147.
Still another option is Peanut Gallery. Captain David, your host when you sign up for a fishing charter with Peanut Gallery, is one of the friendliest and most knowledgeable guides on St. Thomas. You're guaranteed to enjoy every moment of your fishing trip and maybe even learn a few things along the way. They're located in Frenchtown, Northeast of Water Island.
The chart directly below provides you with quick access some details regarding fishing charters operating in this area.
|Abigail III||(340) 775-6147||0.5 mi. North of Central Red Hook|
|Captain Alvin Fishing Charters||(774) 955-4122||Downtown Charlotte Amalie|
|Peanut Gallery||(340) 642-7423||Frenchtown|
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