The adventure of a lifetime will be yours when you treat yourself to a reef fishing experience in the Exumas. For seekers of exciting adventures and fun water sportswith a backdrop of picturesque landscapes, the Bahamas are waiting for you. This amazing archipelagoof 360 islands, islets and cays, offers a tremendous array of options for thrillingwater activities, including swimming, diving, snorkeling, water skiing, boating, and every kind of fishing you can imagine.
Go on a boating adventure and relish the amazing scenery everywhere you look, and be ready for an energizing chase of grouper, silver ghost, barracuda,and other denizens of the shallow waters of the reefs in the fabulous Bahamas. You can combine swimming in the turquoise waters of the Bahamas with catching fish and, if you like, can release them back into the water.
REEF FISHING IS A MAGICAL WATER ADVENTURE YOU NEED TO EXPERIENCE
Reef fishing in the Exumasis fun and challenging. You need to stay focused on the playful fish so that they don’t escape when you are distracted by the amazing tropical paradise that surrounds you – and it is distracting! There’s so much to see and experienced in and around the islands that you may find it hard to concentrate on fishing only.
Reef fishing is a different adventure every day – sometimes the reef hosts a lot of fish but, at other times, it “hosts” a lot less. The winds, the weather, and the direction of the tides matter when it comes to reef fishing. Keep in mind that whenever it is windy, you may fail to keep your boat steady over the reef. You need a good fishing rod, stabilized, to help you make a good catch. However, lots of fishing is done by casting a line and allowing the boat to “drift” over the reefs when the seas are calm.
The numbers and the variety of fish on the Exuma coast will appeal to everyone ranging from experienced fishermen to curious novices. In the Exumas, you’ll find one of the world’s most exciting and diverse coral reef ecosystems, which draws thousands of adventurers from all over the world. There are an incredible variety of unique marine inhabitants in the fabulous, crystal clear waters.
CATCH FISH THE BAHAMIAN WAY
Reef fishing in the Exumas will give you the opportunity to try the local style of fishing. Thismeans hand-line fishing, a unique Bahamian-style method of pulling in the fish. You use a single fishing line to which baited hooks or other lures have been attached, and you usually also attach a float or weight to the line, depending on the lure you are using and whether you want to lower the hook or float it on the surface.
You will definitely experience the magical fishing vibe by catching yellow trails, groupers, and other marvelous inhabitants of this exciting underwater universe.
FISH YOUR HEART OUT
No matter what kind of fishing you enjoy most – reef fishing, bottom fishing, deep-sea fishing or fly-fishing, you will find whatever excites you here. The more courageous fishing fans can try bone fishing and experience exciting encounters with marvelous fish, such as mahimahi, wahoo, king fish, blue marlin, sailfish and barracuda.
Professional charters for half-day and full-day trips are available for reef fishing in the Exumas. Come and try your luck!