Born Free Fishing – Cocorijo

The Bahamas are the dream vacation destination for just about anyone, and when you pair that with excellent fishing opportunities, you get a match made in heaven. If anyone knows this, it’s the crew of Born Free Fishing that has decades of experience in providing memorable moments on the water.

Join them on their spacious and luxurious 55’ Hatteras “Cocorijo” and explore these crystal waters in style. The vessel is a thing of beauty, freshly restored in 2019, with twin 500 HP Detroit Diesel engines and plenty of room to fit up to 10 people. This cruiser sports all the comforts you’d want on a boat – an air-conditioned cabin with abundant seating room, a kitchen, beds, and a private toilet.

When it comes to fishing equipment, you’ll have everything you could possibly need. From quality Penn rods and reels and outriggers to a fighting chair and flybridge, you’ll be covered on all fronts. There will be 2 mates on board to help out with anything you need, and tips are always appreciated for his efforts.

The local waters are teeming with fish, and what you’ll catch depends on how much time you’ve got and the time of the year. On half day excursions, you’ll focus on targeting Spanish and King Mackerel, Permit, Yellowtail Snapper, and more. Snorkeling is also included in these trips, and you’ll have the snorkeling gear on the boat.

If you’d like to focus on fishing and spend a day chasing the giants of the deep, then the full day expedition is the way to go. With 8 hours on the water, you have plenty of time to go after all the popular species like Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, White Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish, and Goliath Grouper.

You’re welcome to come with your family and friends, there’s more than enough room for everyone. Remember to pack drinks, snacks, food, and sunscreen.

Go fishing with Born Free Fishing, enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Bahamas and catch your next trophy!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $2,200
    price breakdown
    $2,200
    Dedicate one whole day to exploring the productive Bahamas fishing grounds and who knows what you could find at the end of your line. Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Goliath Grouper, White Marlin, and Sailfish are all in the cards, and you can target them all, depending on your preferences. Pack some sunscreen, drinks, and food, and head out to enjoy the excellent bite and memorable scenery.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Fish & Snorkel (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,200
    price breakdown
    $1,200
    Rise and shine to catch the morning bite and enjoy the peace and quiet on the water. You'll have 4 hours to go after Permit, King Mackerel, Yellowtail Snapper, Barracuda, Spanish Mackerel, and many more. The crew will have snorkeling gear at the ready for when you decide to take a dip, so all you have to think about are some drinks and snacks to bring with you.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Fish & Snorkel (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,200
    price breakdown
    $1,200
    Spend your morning on the beach and then join your friendly crew for a fun day on the stunning Bahamas waters. Enjoy fishing for Yellowtail Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Permit, and Barracuda, and when you decide it's time for a break, grab the snorkeling equipment and jump in to cool off and hang out with beautiful marine life.

About the Charter Operator

Born Free Fishing
Nassau, Bahamas
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
39 Customer Reviews
Member since November 2013
Born Free Charters is operated by Captains Philip and Captain Nicholas Pinder. Capt. Philip was the deep-sea fishing charter pioneer in Paradise Island in the Bahamas in 1978. He learned everything he knows about deep-sea fishing from his godfather Master Captain Milton Pearce of Nassau, and has since built a premier charter fishing business in the area. He believes in the old-fashioned way of doing business – giving each individual charter guest special treatment. This is why he has had returning customers for over 20 years. His nephew, Capt. Nicholas, joined the team in 2013 to lead the business and continue on with the same customer service oriented business that was built by his uncle.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Permit Permit
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Hatteras (Cruiser) originally built in 1983, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 500HP Detroit Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 12 knots.

Length
55 ft
Capacity
10 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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