IOU Fishing Charters Barbados

The Careenage
Bridgetown, Barbados

“IOU” receives top reviews for Fishing Charters in Barbados. The very experienced and friendly captain and crew of IOU ensure that you always have a great day on the water.

Fish for Wahoo, Dorado, Barracuda, Tuna, Sailfish, Blue Marlin and Shark.

IOU is a 36ft purpose built Sportsfisher with twin turbo diesel engines, full toilet facilities and sun deck. Full safety equipment, the latest electronics and public liability insurance. All tackle and bait supplied. Drinks and snacks included on 4 hour charters, drinks, snacks and lunch included on 6 and 8 hour charters.

Free transportation for all private charters. Ask about the very popular 5 hour Fish-and-Swim charter which includes a stop for a snorkel with the turtles.

“IOU” receives top reviews for Fishing Charters in Barbados. The very experienced and friendly captain and crew of IOU ensure that you always have a great day on the water.

Fish for Wahoo, Dorado, Barracuda, Tuna, Sailfish, Blue Marlin a

Select date to see available trips and rates:

Trip Date:
  • 8 Hours (Whole Day)
    8 hour trip, flexible departure time
    US$ 1000 private charter
  • 6 Hours
    6 hour trip, flexible departure time
    US$ 750 private charter
  • 5 Hour Fish and Swim
    5 hour trip, flexible departure time
    US$ 625 private charter
  • 4 Hours (Half Day)
    4 hour trip, flexible departure time
    US$ 500 private charter
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat Specs

36 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Bridgetown to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

About the Charter Operator

IOU Fishing Charters
Bridgetown, Barbados
Member since November 2013
IOU Fishing Charters operates out of Bridgetown, Barbados, running offshore fishing trips aboard two great vessels, the IOU and the Shooter. Working with experienced captains and attentive crews, they will work with you to build the perfect fishing trip, whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned pro.
Response time: 5 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.13 out of 5 stars from 5 reviews

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Enjoyed our hail-day fishing charter with IOU. We are not experienced fishermen, but my wife and younger daughter landed wahoo. Dinner with fish caught two hours earlier was awesome. The captain and crew were efficient and friendly. All in all, a fine experience.

Fished March 27, 2018
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I booked this fishing trip knowing it was the poorest part of the season for catching fish, so I didn’t really expect to catch anything.  Turns out, we were the only boat out that morning that did catch something.  We caught a Barracuda that fed 5 of us that night.  I’m sure during the good part of the season we would have been catching our fill of fish.

Capt. Omar was friendly, and explained how we would fish for the day.  He and his #1 were about their business at hand, and were not trying to entertain us. . . which is a good thing.  The #1 kept the bait in the water, even in the driving rain squalls.  Not much to do during the down time which we had plenty of, but I did go up to the bridge and chat with the Capt. for a while.  He answered a lot of my questions about the boat, fishing and the island.  The boat was an older boat, but clean and well equipped.  Capt. Omar cleaned and de-boned our Barracuda, and we were on our way with the main course for dinner.  The cab was on time to pick us up at our villa, and he was there on time to take us back.

I paid for a 4 hour trip, and got a 4 hour trip with EVERY opportunity for fish to bite the hook.  Though I wasn’t expecting much because of the off-season fishing, I was excited to bring home dinner.

The ONLY negative thing I could say, was there was no Safety Briefing.  No info on where life vests were, or any emergency procedures.  I felt as we were in good hands, and was not worried. But, before any trip like that, I feel there should be a safety briefing.

Of all the boats I saw going out, I wouldn’t want to be on another one.  I HIGHLY recommend IOU Fishing with Capt. Omar.  I’m sure I got my money’s worth! ! !

Fished August 2, 2017
IOU Fishing Charters (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 9, 2017

Hi John, thanks so much for your lovely review. We hope to see you again and that the weather and fishing is better next time.

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Fished March 20, 2017
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