BARBADOS - DEEP SEA FISHING
Set out to the reefs surrounding Barbados and fish some of the Caribbean’s best fishing spots. When you arrive at the outside deep waters of the reef, the crew will put out 6 to 8 rods with lures or dead bait on them. These lures and baits will then be trolled along the drop off or in the deeper waters depending on which fish you are targeting. During this time “trolling” the boat will move between 6 to 8 knots and the crew will keep an eye out for birds, free jumping fish or even debris in the ocean.
BARBADOS ISLAND INFORMATION
Barbados is an island located in the Lesser Antilles as part of the West Indies. The island is only 34km long and up to 23km wide and has around 285,000 inhabitants.
Barbados offers amazing white beaches, plentiful nightlife and has become one of the most popular destinations in the Caribbean. The climate is warm and sunny all year round and offers plenty do to for a perfect holiday.
The Island became an independent state in 1966 and is part of the English Commonwealth. The island was first visited in 1536 by the Portuguese but became an British colony soon after.
Our expert skippers will offer tips on how to fish and then it's your turn to test out your skills. Whether you're a novice fisher or an experienced angler these trips will be enjoyed by all. The trips are usually offered as 4 hour or 8 hour charters but most boats can customize this according to your needs. You can also combine different activities such as snorkeling, visiting a beach or sightseeing to this trip.
Our crews all have many years of experience fishing the waters around Barbados and our boats are equipped with the highest quality rods, reels, downriggers, outriggers and electronics. Many fishing records have been caught aboard these boats. When deep sea fishing, the main target is Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi and Tuna.
BARBADOS – FISHING SEASONS
The good news is that there is good fishing around Barbados all year round. It will depend on the season which type of fish will be caught most frequent.
Around October the Wahoo start showing up in large numbers and will hangout around the drop offs surrounding the Island in about 200 – 4000 feet of water and will stay around till April.
From December till May are the main months to catch Mahi-Mahi (Dolphin fish) which are considered some of the best eating fish in the sea.
Marlin and sailfish can be caught all year but the period between October and May tends to be the best.