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Introducing Conservation Weeks

Nervous Waters core mission has always revolved around conservation. Since our founding, we’ve remained committed to preserving our natural resources and the communities connected to our operations. Over time, we’ve backed various charitable causes and local communities, laying the groundwork for a sustainable future. Our goal is to make the most of every conservation investment, …

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Twenty-Four Carat Killing Machines – Matt Harris

By MATT HARRIS Itati, a humble farming village on Argentina’s remote northern border seems an unlikely spot to find a spectacular basilica, stretching fully eighty-eight metres into the sky. The vast dome of this extraordinary edifice wouldn’t seem out of place gracing the skyline of Florence or Sienna yet instead it stands sentinel over this …

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Abaco Lodge Re-Opening Season – 2023 Fishing Report

By Jake & mORGAN, Abaco Lodge ManagerS.  We are thrilled to announce a successful reopening here at Abaco Lodge. Our reopening season flew by, and we can’t wait to welcome our guests back in October, both new and old. The lodge has been improved in every sense of the phrase, surpassing the Nervous Waters standard, …

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Permit Fishing in the Marls of Abaco

By Jake Wood, Abaco Lodge Manager.  I’m not sure why, but after Hurricane Dorian, the permit population on Abaco has seemed to dramatically increase. At the lodge, the guides are seeing permit every day, and many guests are getting good shots. The fish here are not like others around the world. 90% of the permit …

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Join us in paradise paradise: Abaco Lodge is officially open again!

We are thrilled to announce that our beloved Abaco Lodge has officially reopened as of April 1st, 2023. With a sense of excitement, relief, and pride, we welcome guests back to the only bonefish lodge with direct access to the fabled Marls and unpressured bonefish of Abaco. It’s been a long journey to get here, …

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Cracking the Abaco Bonefish Code

By Dan Zazworsky Bonefishing doesn’t have to be hard, at least not on Abaco anyway. The most stressful part of any bonefishing trip should be simply getting there, and once you step foot off the plane in Marsh Harbor, your blood pressure will drop as you catch that familiar smell of the flats on the …

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Even after the worst storm, the sun shines brightly again

To paraphrase a lovely and fitting quote from Shannen Heartz, [… just as the phoenix rose from the flood – she too will rise. Returning from the water, clothed in nothing but her strength, more beautiful than ever before.] This sentiment perfectly describes our joy in making this long-awaited announcement. After losing Abaco Lodge in …

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Bair’s Lodge: 2020-21 End of Season Report

The Bahamas opened up to international anglers in November 2020 with a negative PCR test 5 days prior to arrival. In the spring of 2021, The Bahamas opened to fully vaccinated international travelers without restriction. Early on in the process Bair’s was certified as an on-site follow-up testing center for The Bahamas’ Travel Health Visa …

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Nervous Waters’ Renovation Projects 2020-21

While we wait anxiously for clearance from various governments about international travel, we have not missed a beat during the Covid 19 shutdown. Knowing that we would have empty lodges for some time- we pivoted with our staff and undertook some massive renovation projects. We have used this long break of many months to make a …

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BAIR’S LODGE IS OPEN! COME VISIT US ON SOUTH ANDROS ISLAND, BAHAMAS

Anglers haven’t stepped foot on the soft sand flats of Andros in months. It’s been fifty years or more since these flats have been this rested and we are excited to get back out there and take advantage of it! Our guides and staff are ready and waiting- and we couldn’t be more excited to get …

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