Are you an angler who is looking for a new and exciting location to practice your deep sea fishing skills? There are many countries in the Caribbean which offer deep sea excursions in both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. If you decide to go deep sea fishing in St. Kitts and Nevis, you will find several opportunities for excursions in the open water to fish for well-known game fish.
Deep sea fishing is a popular adventure sport that requires anglers to have specific skills. Strength, tact and knowledge about where to fish and what to look for when at sea are some of the skills that could make the difference between a big catch and an empty line. Different regions in the Caribbean will require the utilisation of these skills especially those areas which are home to several varieties of fish.
Deep Sea Fishing in St. Kitts and Nevis
The story of deep sea fishing in St. Kitts and Nevis starts cannot be told without mentioning the conscious effort by local authorities to preserve and protect the sea life around the islands. The islands, like many Caribbean islands are prone to over fishing and depleting fish numbers. The twin island state took a decision to build up its reefs through several programmes that included the creation of artificial reefs. It also engaged stakeholders to ensure that they were informed and involved in the project.
As a result of these efforts, there is now a thriving sport fishing industry that includes deep sea fishing in St. Kitts and Nevis as well as on-shore fishing, snorkelling and scuba diving. Anglers can expect to find a variety of fish when they venture out from St. Kitts and Nevis. Catches include barracuda, billfish, blue and white marlin, dolphin fish, kingfish, sailfish, shark, snapper, tuna and wahoo.
Deep Sea Fishing Charters in St. Kitts and Nevis
For the best deep sea fishing experience, you must choose a charter that is reputable, has received positive reviews from its customers and one that provides value for money. The following charters have been highly rated on popular travel review sites and have received several positive reviews of their service:
Welcome Tours is a local company that offers three deep sea fishing tours – a four hour half day tour; a six hour tour and an eight hour full day tour. For half day tours, there is a minimum booking of four people, whilst the full day tour requires a minimum of six people. Prices of the tours include beverages, bait, tackle, equipment, use of the boat and an expert guide. Please contact Welcome Tours directly for the costs of the tours.
Speedy 4 Charters
Speedy 4 Charters represents the hard work and dedication of Captain Glen Guishard, who is believed to have pioneered the development of water sports in St. Kitts and Nevis. With over 25 years of experience, Captain Glen is a Certified Advance Open Water diver, who knows the waters around the islands very well. There are two packages dedicated to deep sea fishing. One is a snorkelling and deep sea fishing tour; and the other is a snorkelling, deep sea fishing tour and a trip to Nevis. Please contact Speedy 4 Charters directly for the costs of the tours.
St. Kitts & Nevis is one of the brightest developing destinations in the Caribbean. To book your trip to St. Kitts & Nevis, visit the travel Resources page, where you can find suggestions on reputable companies that offer valuable travel packages to the Caribbean. More importantly, if you’re interested in what else St. Kitts & Nevis has to offer, visit the St. Kitts & Nevis Tourism Authority’s website; Facebook page; or follow them on Instagram.