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.