February 2015

Bonefishing Reports

Posted on February 13, 2015 by Nervous Waters BAIRS LODGE Fall Fishing Summary Fall fishing at South Andros was a special time. While most fly-fishers are chasing brown trout on the legendary waters of the Western United States, anglers in the know are coming here. Why? Because most lodge operations have been closed for the past 4 months leaving the bonefish unmolested, happy, and hungry. It’s amazing to hear the stories of anglers occasionally making a bad cast, spooking a small school of bones, and then having that same group eat another well presented fly seconds later. Current Conditions Weather has been mild with temperatures in the low 70s. With occasional northern fronts passing through the island dropping temperatures into the upper 60s. Fishing continues to be outstanding with larger fish appearing from the ocean depths to cruise along the flats to feed. Bonefish & Tarpon Trust biologists just spent 4 days netting and tagging fish last week. They tagged over 1,100 bonefish. The largest school that they netted at one time was over 600 fish! They are finding the fish population to be very healthy. Within the schools that they netted, they found all sizes of fish: from 1 ponders to fish well over 10 pounds! Larger fish being seen and caught by our guest is the norm here during January and February. ABACO LODGE Fall Fishing Summary Fall 2014 was great in Abaco! Lodge guests enjoyed an abundance of nice sized bonefish, with an especially notable 10-pounder in November by guest Dick Pitini and lodge guide Travis Sands. Congratulations again you guys!! Barracuda have been actively cruising the flats, so each boat has been armed with the right gear to hook up with those toothy critters. Cudas are lightning-fast ambush predators that are incredibly fun to catch! Fall is one of the very best times to be in Abaco, especially for our chilly friends from the […]

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Premium Class Service from New York to South Abaco

  A DREAM COME TRUE Bonefish Direct from NYC in 2.5 hrs Welcome to the Northeast. The weather is rotten.  Freezing rain, spring storms, and gray skies dominate the landscape. You need a break, but the Bahamas seem like such a hassle. Connecting flights through Atlanta or Miami just seem like too much fuss to make a flats fishing getaway worthwhile. What if there was a charter to Abaco? What if you could just jump on a plane in Westchester, a new Saab 2000, with ample leg room, and be whisked straight to Marsh Harbour on Abaco? It’s not a dream. For the fist time a charter carrier has received approval to operate scheduled service to the Bahamas from the New York area. Flights start at just $329, and seating on the Saab is laid out for 30 passengers-instead of the 50 the aircraft was designed to accommodate. Sound like something you might be interested in? You bet it is.  You can leave Westchester on Saturday, fish a week, soak up our sun, and be back in New York the following Saturday. There are also scheduled flights  on Mondays on the same route for a four day getaway. Call us about the best dates at Abaco Lodge and we’ll get you fixed up on the Jet service. It has never been easier to get yourself on the sunny flats of Abaco. Taking reservations NOW! Call 1.888.462.0464

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