Fishing Charters

DEEP SEA FISHING IN ST MAARTEN

Head over to the Caribbean’s most exciting fishing spots located passed all the reefs surrounding St. Maarten. Once you arrive at the drop off zone, only 2 miles out from the main land, your crew will set out 6 to 8 rods with dead bait or lures on them. The captain will then begin trolling around the various drop off zones based on the kind of fish you are looking to catch. The captain will keep the cruising speed between 6 to 8 knots and meanwhile the crew will help spot debris in the ocean, birds circling the sky, and free jumping fish.

Your captain will be there to offer a helping hand and offer some tips, but its your time to run the show. These trips are the perfect experience whether you are a beginner or an expert angler. These charters tend to range between 4 to 8 hours however, most operators will accommodate based on your scheduling.

These boats are equipped with the finest electronics, rods, downriggers, outriggers, and reels to ensure the highest quality fishing experience. The captain and crew are experts on the waters around St. Maarten due to their years of experience fishing in the area. You can target Mahi-Mahi, Tuna, Blue Marlin, Sailfish and Wahoo. Happy Fishing and beat the fishing records while aboard these boats!

FISHING SPOTS IN ST MAARTEN

There are many fishing spots around St. Maarten. Depending on the time of the year and the weather, your captain will offer the best fishing locations for that day.

A Popular spot is Tuna Shoals located 8 miles West of Dutch side St. Maarten, there you will find a pinnacle where in the surrounding water you will spot large Yellowfin Tuna and Mahi. Another Well known spot is Marlin Blv. Located 20 miles North of French Side Saint. Martin in the waters between Anguilla. There you will find Marlin fish as well as an other know predator like Sailfish.

FISHING SEASONS IN ST MAARTEN

St Maarten is a popular fishing location because good fishing happens all year round. The type of fish you will catch really depends on the season.

Summer is the best time to catch some Sailfish and Marlin, however you can catch them all year long.

Mahi-Mahi (Dolphin Fish) is a very popular catch during the Spring months lasting through to the Summer.

When October comes around large number of Wahoo fish make their way to the islands surrounding drop off zones. Starting from 200 feet all the way down to 4000 feet of water, you will spot them.

POPULAR FISH TO CATCH IN ST MAARTEN

MAHI-MAHI
Also known as: Dolphinfish, Dorado
Average Weight: 3 lb. - 25 lb.

Mahi-Mahi is found in tropical waters all over the world. They tend to travel in pairs looking for floating debris or weed lines. The Dorado is quick swift, and powerful which makes them worthy opponents.

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WAHOO
Also known as: Hoo, Pacific Kingfish, Oahu,
Average Weight: 15 lb. - 30 lb.

The speedy Wahoo, can be found year round in tropical and sub tropical waters. They are known to have razor sharp teeth and are one of the fastest fish worldwide. A fun and satisfying catch when out fishing.

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BARRACUDA
Also known as: Cuda, Great Barracuda, Common Barracuda
Average Weight: 5 lb. - 25 lb.

The Barracuda are known for their size as an adult they can grow up to 5 feet. Anglers will enjoy catching them because of their strength and their speed. They are found everywhere in the Caribbean seas.

TUNA
Also known as: Backache, Yellowfin Tuna, Allison Tuna
Average Weight: 30 lb. - 70 lb.

The Yellow Fin Tuna gets their name because of the bright yellow color of their dorsal and tails fins. When you spot one, prepare yourself, as they travel in schools with different species.

Tuna-Catch
SAILFISH
Also known as: Pez Vela, Spindlebeak
Average Weight: 16 lb. - 67 lb.

The Sailfish are known to be the fastest fish in the sea as they can swim up to 70 miles per hour. They tend to swim near the surface of the open ocean and can be found in the Caribbean waters, however very rare and a special catch.

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Blu Bi U 38
  • Blu Bi U 38

  • Length: 38 ft
  • Guests max.: 8
  • Fishing Charter

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