Coconut Reef Fishing St Maarten

Join Coconut Reef Powerboat Tours and explore the beautiful blue Caribbean waters off the coast of Sint Maarten! The charter is operated by Captain Craig Nicholls. It’s made up of experienced captains who’ll make sure that your fishing trip is as enjoyable and productive as possible.

Explore the deep blue waters aboard our spacious 38ft Custom Power Cat. The boat accommodates up to 8 guests comfortably. Onboard, you’ll have a full array of safety equipment, a private toilet, fresh running water, and a spacious rear deck.

Capt. Craig will provide all the professional-grade fishing equipment you’ll need, whether it’s trolling for pelagics or deep-dropping for the bottom dwellers. The friendly crew will be ready to assist and advise on the best, safest way to work the gear. Back at the dock, the crew will be more than happy to clean and prepare your share of the catch.

The waters around Sint Maarten are as fish-rich as they are beautiful. Enjoy some of the best views in the world while reeling in some big specimens of the area’s prized fish. You’ll come across a variety of species, including Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, Tuna, Queen Snapper, Yellow-Eye Snapper, Barracuda, and Spanish Mackerel.

Come with your friends and family and make some unforgettable memories! Not just for hard-core anglers, family groups are always welcome. When you’re on vacation, this is a great option for some quality family time. Snorkeling equipment is available on request if you want to explore the amazing marine life up-close

You’ll have snacks and a variety of drinks provided. You can also order lunch for $10 per person. Sandwiches on French baguette (ham and cheese, tuna, or chicken) with homemade coleslaw and condiments. All prepared fresh on the day of the charter. Make sure to wear long sleeves and a hat, and bring some sun protection so you can feel relaxed under the hot Caribbean sun! Choose your adventure, and come have fun in these turquoise waters with Coconut Reef Powerboat Tours.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    FISH-5
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US $965
    If you're on a time budget, this is a shared charter that ranges into deep water just 3–8 miles from the shore. You'll be fishing the Puerto Rican trench off the coast of St. Maarten. Expect to battle creatures like Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Wahoo, and Spanish Mackerel. The fishing gear will be provided for you on board. Make sure to bring some sun protection, and you're ready for an exciting fishing adventure in some of the bluest waters you've seen!
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Jack (Horse-eye)
    Horse-eye Jack
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Rockfish
    Rockfish
    Tilefish
    Tilefish
    Queen Snapper (Caribbean)
    Caribbean Queen Snapper
  • Private trip
    FISH-7
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,200
    Spend the whole day out on the water fishing for some of the prized species in the area. This is an offshore charter heading out up to 20 miles offshore to different deep water honey holes. There's a variety of species to target, including Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Wahoo, and Spanish Mackerel. All the fishing equipment will be ready for you on board. Bring some sun protection so you can relax, and get ready to have an unforgettable Caribbean adventure! This trip can depart at either 8 AM or 10 AM.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Jack (Almaco)
    Almaco Jack
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
    Bonito
    Bonito
    Tilefish
    Tilefish
    Queen Snapper (Caribbean)
    Caribbean Queen Snapper
  • Private trip
    FISH-9
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,400
    Spend the whole day out on the water fishing for some of the prized species in the area. This is an offshore charter heading out up to 20 miles offshore to different deep water honey holes. There's a variety of species to target, including Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Wahoo, and Spanish Mackerel. All the fishing equipment will be ready for you on board. Bring some sun protection so you can relax, and get ready to have an unforgettable Caribbean adventure!
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Tuna (Skipjack)
    Skipjack Tuna
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Snapper (Yellowtail)
    Yellowtail Snapper
    Tripletail
    Tripletail
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
    Queen Snapper (Caribbean)
    Caribbean Queen Snapper
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FAQs about Coconut Reef Fishing St Maarten

Coconut Reef Fishing St Maarten offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $965 per group, additional US $125 per person after 4 guests - FISH-5 (5 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group, additional US $125 per person after 2 guests - FISH-7 (7 hours)
  • US $1,400 per group, additional US $125 per person after 2 guests - FISH-9 (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Coconut Reef Fishing St Maarten, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Private toilet on board.
  • GPS Maretron GPS
  • Fishfinder Simrad/Airmar 1Kw
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System Bluetooth enabled - bring your own tunes
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Coconut Reef Fishing St Maarten include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Terminal tackle is on us. Rod/Reel loss is on you.)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks (Water, soft drinks, sodas, beer, cocktails.)
  • Drinks (Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Drinks suppplied)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License (We maintain all local licenses required.)

Coconut Reef Fishing St Maarten offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing (3-10 miles, 100-1500 ft)
  • Offshore Fishing (5 to 25 miles, 100-2000 ft)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Coconut Reef Fishing St Maarten offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle (High speed Wahoo trolling where conditions permit.)
  • Bottom Fishing (Deep drop for Snapper, Grouper using electric reel)
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging (Some nice inshore targets for slow/fast jigging.)
  • Drift Fishing (Weather Permitting)
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing (300-1200ft on electric reels)

Top targeted fish species with Coconut Reef Fishing St Maarten include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack (Horse-eye)
  • Queen Snapper (Caribbean)
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tilefish
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Charter Operator

Coconut Reef Fishing & Snorkeling Tours
Cole Bay, Sint Maarten
8 Fishing Reports
52 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since November 2019
Captain Craig Nicholls is the charter operator and he's been in this business for 4 years He goes out with one main captain and 2 crew members. The main Captain is American-French and he speaks English and French, while the rest of the crew speak English. All members of the crew are locals, who know all about fishing in these waters. They'll make sure to take you to the best fishing grounds in the area. They always make sure that all their customers have a great time. Their motto is: Every guest is a VIP!
Our Team
Craig N.
Captain
Jean-Pierre G.
Captain

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack (Horse-eye) Horse-eye Jack
Queen Snapper (Caribbean) Caribbean Queen Snapper
Snapper (Cubera) Cubera Snapper

Boat specs

Custom (Catamaran) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 150HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
3-10 miles, 100-1500 ft
Offshore Fishing
5 to 25 miles, 100-2000 ft
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
High speed Wahoo trolling where conditions permit.
Bottom Fishing
Deep drop for Snapper, Grouper using electric reel
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Some nice inshore targets for slow/fast jigging.
Drift Fishing
Weather Permitting
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing
300-1200ft on electric reels

Amenities

Toilet
Private toilet on board.
GPS
Maretron GPS
Fishfinder
Simrad/Airmar 1Kw
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Terminal tackle is on us. Rod/Reel loss is on you.
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Water, soft drinks, sodas, beer, cocktails.
Drinks
Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Drinks suppplied
First Mate
Fishing License
We maintain all local licenses required.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Ages 4 and up.
You Keep Catch
Reasonable limits apply
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4.5% charge will apply.