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Fishing on Staniel Cay, Exuma, Bahamas

 Fishing Staniel Cay Bahamas

Avid fisherman from all over the world come to the Exuma for fishing, and everyone is consistently impressed with the professionalism and fun that is offered on these fishing charters. Whether you are an experienced fisher, or you’re new, and looking forward to bringing home dinner that you caught, we’ll have the perfect fishing experience for you. Our captains and crew are experienced, and know the waters off  shores like the back of their hand. Visitors on these fishing tours have come aboard for the famous fishing of  amberjack, barracuda, grouper, Mahi-Mahi, snapper, tuna, wahoo and bonefish.
Our tours captains make sure all of the bases are covered to give you a relaxing time to enjoy the time out to sea.

We offer

  • The most up-to-date equipment
  • Certified and Insured
  • Top of the line boats
  • Best tips for fishing

And the best part about all of these excursions is that no experience is necessary in order to try. Our Fishing Charter Captains aware of your needs and skill level, and make sure you feel as comfortable as possible.

No licenses or permits are required; all necessary equipment included led by an experienced local guide. You will receive personal attention from our experienced crew and enjoy a flexible itinerary on this fishing charter from Staniel Cay Bahamas. Once aboard, get views of the coastline and epic photo opportunities, then choose from a long list of activities.  This is a family friendly activity.

How much fish am I allowed to keep? The Regulations specify the amount of fish and fishery products that can be aboard a licensed foreign sport fishing vessel at any time. The bag limits are:

  1. 18 pelagic fish (Any combination of Dolphin, Wahoo, Kingfish or Tuna),
  2. 10 lobsters, (when in season)
  3. 6 conchs
  4. 60 pounds or up to 20 demersal fish such as snappers and groupers.

Types of Fishing Staniel Cay Bahamas

Bone Fishing

Bonefish Made Fly Fishing in the Bahamas Famous. Staniel Cay Exuma is home to Famous Guides.

The shallow sandy flats in the Bahamas are the home of  Bonefish may not look like much at first, but they’re one of the hardest challenges an angler can face. Tough to trick. Impossible to spot. They spook at the first sign of danger and hit 40 miles per hour as they escaped across the flats.

If that sounds like your idea of fun, the Staniel Cay Bahamas are your place. Staniel Cay Bahamas is the home of some of the best Bonefish guides! Join Cliff and experience the best bonefishing experience in the Exuma Cays. Whether you are an avid angler or want to learn, Cliff will provide you with a memorable experience. The sandy flats are the perfect breeding ground for super-sized fish.

There’s no bad time to go Bonefishing in Staniel Cay Exuma, Bahamas. Action is at its best from October–May when the waters are cooler, and the weather is dry. If you’re an avid flats angler, you’ll be in heaven in the Bahamas.

Spearfishing

Spearfishing in the Exuma Cays

If an adrenaline rush on the water doesn’t cut it for you, then your next adventure should be underwater. Going spearfishing in the Exuma Cays, Bahamas’ stunning reefs is an experience you should treat yourself to at least once in your life.

You can spear various species in these crystal clear waters, including Snapper, Grouper, Hogfish, Lobster, even grab Conch. With your local guide look, you spearfish around reefs and corals.

Top Spearfishing Fishing Charter in Exuma, Bahamas

Deep Sea Fishing

Top Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Exuma, Bahamas

Deep Drop Fishing

Deep Drop Fishing Charter in Exuma, Bahamas

Day Fishing Trips from Nassau

Day Fishing Trips from Nassau to Staniel Cay Exuma, Bahamas

Step One: Call or email us to let us know your arrival date and time so we can check the availability of our fishing guides info@StanielCayAdventures.com  Call (242) 524-8062  or What’s App

Step Two:  Take a taxi to the airport for your flight to Staniel Cay, Please arrive at the airport and be checked in no later than 7 am. Have your camera ready as we believe that the flight is an experience in itself!

Step Three: When you land in Staniel Cay our professional fishing guide will greet you and whisk you away to start making fishing memories that will last a life time. “It’s Da Ting To Do!”

Learn to Fish

Learn to Fish in Exuma, Bahamas

Our Fishing Guides

 Fishing Guides in Exuma, Bahamas

Fishing on Staniel Cay with Staniel Cay Adventures

Staniel Cay, Exuma Bahamas

What if I have my own vessel?

Tour Guide – $500 to accompany guests in a vessel of their own
Fishing Guide – $700 to accompany guests in a vessel of their own
Private Divemaster – To accompany guests in a vessel of their own will be $700 for him alone with no extra gear or $1,000 for him with gear for up to 4 divers and $100 for any additional diver on any discover scuba diver

How much fish am I allowed to keep?

The Regulations specify the amount of fish and fishery products that can be aboard a licensed foreign sport fishing vessel at any time. The bag limits are:

  1. 18 pelagic fish (Any combination of Dolphin, Wahoo, Kingfish or Tuna),
  2. 10 lobsters, (when in season)
  3. 6 conchs
  4. 60 pounds or up to 20 demersal fish such as snappers and groupers.

Can I still use a spear for fishing?

Sports-fishers visiting The Bahamas are limited to angling with a hook and line held in the hand or attached to a rod and reel. The Fisheries Regulations prohibit sports-fishers from the use of a spear, trap or net (other than a landing net), unless such use is specifically authorized. The authorization to use a spear is easy to get.

How much fish can I take home when I leave The Bahamas?

When you leave The Bahamas via a foreign vessel that had a sports-fishing permit, marine resources up to the new catch limits may be aboard. This does not depend on the number of person aboard the vessel. The catch limits are set out below:

  1. 18 pelagic fish (Any combination of Dolphin, Wahoo, Tuna or Kingfish)
  2. Organizers of local sport-fishing tournaments, which are not coordinated to attract foreign sport fishers, do not require the written approval of the Minister.

If the tournament or event is to include foreign vessels, you must complete the appropriate application form and provide the necessary supporting documents, such as a copy of the proposed rules for the tournament or event. There is a fee of $500 to be paid once the application is approved. The necessary permit will be issued and this will specify the terms and conditions under which the tournament must be conducted. All foreign owned vessels in the tournament are required to obtain a sportsfishing decal from the tournament organizers before engaging in fishing as a part of the tournament.

Am I allowed to keep any billfish (Marlins, sailfish, swordfish) caught?

Unless you are fishing in an approved tournament, all bill fish caught must be returned to the sea unharmed.

Can I use an electric reel?

Yes. We have all this equipment should you choose this type of fishing.

Can I use scuba gear or an air compressor for fishing?

No.

How many fishing rods can I have on my boat?

There is no limit to the number of rods you may have onboard the vessel. You are limited to the use of six or less at any given time. The use of more than six rods moves you to another category of sports-fishing vessel. The fee for such a permit is $10,000.00 per year.

Can I use a spear gun?

The use of a spear gun for fishing is not allowed in The Bahamas.

Where can I go spearfishing?

Spearfishing Is not allowed within 1 mile of the coast. It is also prohibited within 200 yards of the coast of any Family Island.

What does the price of the fishing trip include?

  •  This varies on the type of fishing, so contact us for a most recent price list and what it includes. tours@stanielcayadventures.com
  • Can I book tours by phone? – Yes! 1.242.524.8062

How much cash should we take and do they accept U.S. currency?

  •  Yes, every island accepts U.S. currency and Bahamian Currency. Bring enough money for lunch and souvenirs

Can I give a tour as a gift?

  •  Of course you can! Email us or give us a call and we can even help if you want it to be a surprise.

Can I book a private trip

  • Yes, we offer private charter trips. Please see the chart below.

Does the fishing trip still go out if it rains?

  •  We go out as long as the weather permits, depending on the water condition and how heavy the rainfall is we will try to make it out rain or shine.

How long is the fishing trip?

The length of fishing depend on the type of fishing that you book so email or call us and we can give you further details.

What is the cancellation policy?

  •  Fishing trips require a 50% deposit and is non refundable 48 hours prior to the date. Fishing guides and fishing boats are limited so book early.

 

Do we have to tip our Fishing Guides?

  • Tips are not required but are greatly appreciated; more than often people provide tips to our captains.

How much do you think we should give?

  •  Tips can vary depending on how many people are in your group and how well you were accommodated during the trip.

Will there be somewhere to leave our personal items while on the boat?

  • – Our boats have dry areas that we can stash your personal belongings.

Is lunch included?

  •  Lunch is not included but we can order a boxed meal for you.

What should we wear for the fishing trip?

– Wear weather appropriate gear and always have a swimsuit on underneath!

Who will our guides be?

  •  We have a few rotating captains that have all grown up in the Exuma Cays and have many years of experience.

Where do we meet for pick up?

– Pick up can be arranged with your booking.

Need More Information? – Give us a call!

Tour Guide – $500 to accompany guests in a vessel of their own
Fishing Guide – $700 to accompany guests in a vessel of their own
Private Divemaster – To accompany guests in a vessel of their own will be $700 for him alone with no extra gear or $1,000 for him with gear for up to 4 divers and $100 for any additional diver on any discover scuba diver

The 2019 Robalo R272 is primed to tackle any fishing adventure. A full bench seat flips up and into the transom making a perfect area to land your prize winning fish. The live well is molded into the port side gunwale and topped with a clear view hatch. In the bow, the R272 provides ample seating to take the boat from fishing to entertaining.

All Prices exclude 12% VAT and Credit Card Processing Fee of 5%

Miss Behav'n
18' Dauntless Boston Whaler
Bad Company
22' Dauntless Boston Whaler
Plan Sea
25' ProLine
Great Timing
27' Robalo
Blue Hefner
28' Hydra-sports
Private Tour $1000
Up to 2 people. After 2 people the cost is $100 per person up to 5 people.
Private Tour $1600
Up to 4 people. After 4 people the cost is $100 per person up to 8 people.
Private Tour $2000
Up to 6 people. After 6 people the cost is $100 per person up to 10 people.
Private Tour $2300
Up to 8 people. After 8 people the cost is $100 per person up to 12 people.
Private Tour $2300
Up to 8 people. After 8 people the cost is $100 per person up to 12 people.
Group Tour $250 Per Person. $447 Per person From Nassau Group Tour $250 Per Person. $447 Per person From Nassau Private Dive Experience $2000
Up to 4 people. You select your dive site and time. Weather dependent.
Private Dive Experience $2300
Up to 6 people. You select your dive site and time. Weather dependent.
Private Dive Experience $2300
Up to 6 people. You select your dive site and time. Weather dependent.
Group Dive $300 Per Person Group Dive $300 Per Person Group Dive $300 Per Person
Private Fishing $1000
Up to 2 people
Private Fishing $1600
Up to 3 people
Private Fishing $2000
Up to 4 people
Private Fishing $2300
Up to 6 people
Private Fishing $2300
Up to 6 people
Private Brunch or Lunch In Paradise $1250 for Brunch or $1400 for Lunch
Up to 2 people. After 2 people the cost is $175 per person for Brunch and $250 per person for Lunch up to 5 people.
Private Brunch or Lunch In Paradise $2000 for Brunch or $2300 for Lunch
Up to 4 people. After 4 people the cost is $175 per person for Brunch and $250 per person for Lunch up to 6 people.
Private Brunch or Lunch In Paradise
$2550 for Brunch or $3000 for Lunch
Up to 6 people. After 6 people the cost is $175 per person for Brunch and $250 per person for lunch up to 8 people.
Private Brunch or Lunch In Paradise
$3000 for Brunch or $3600 for lunch
Up to 8 people.
Private Brunch or Lunch In Paradise
$3000 for Brunch or $3600 for lunch
Up to 8 people.

Fishing Staniel Cay