Hunter Charters - 38’ Hatteras

Bay Shore Marina, E Bay St
Nassau, Bahamas

Captain Paul Smith is the owner and operator of Hunter Charters, offering sport fishing, bottom and light tackle fishing, as well as snorkeling excursions in Nassau, Bahamas for over 10 years now. Joined on his mission to provide visiting anglers with a remarkable charter service by his son, Paul Smith Jr (also one of the Captains), the Hunter Charters team is committed to using their experience and knowledge of the local waters to make sure their guests’ fishing trip ends up a successful one.

Captain Paul Smith has fished the Nassau area for more than 30 years, having spent the last 10 growing his fishing charter fleet, that is now comprised of 4 vessels. His boat, the Mornin’ Ride, is a 38’ Hatteras fit for all types of fishing, with a maximum passenger capacity of 7 anglers per trip. The boat is fully air-conditioned and features a toilet and shower on board, rigged with the standard selection of charter electronics and navigational equipment, including GPS, radio, fish finder, as well as a multimedia system. There’s also a single fighting chair among the boat’s amenities, to help anglers maximize their chances of reeling in any larger fish that may strike their bait.

Captain Pablo and his crew welcome you aboard the Mornin’ Ride. They will provide you with all of the fishing equipment your group requires, along with the artificial bait for the trip, as you troll the deep waters and run the reefs in pursuit of common species including the likes of Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Snapper, Grouper as well as a variety of others, depending on the season. Both drinks and fishing licenses are included in the trip price and will be provided by the Captain. Daily private 4, 6 and 8 hour trips are made available for your consideration.

Captain Paul Smith is the owner and operator of Hunter Charters, offering sport fishing, bottom and light tackle fishing, as well as snorkeling excursions in Nassau, Bahamas for over 10 years now. Joined on his mission to provide visiting anglers wit


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Boat Specs

Hatteras (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1978, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 350HP GM engines.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
7 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
up to 20 miles
Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Targeted Species
 
Barracuda (Great)
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
Grouper (Goliath)
 
Jack (Horse-eye)

 
Marlin (Blue)
 
Marlin (White)

 
Sailfish
 
Tuna (Blackfin)

 
Tuna (Skipjack)
 
Tuna (Yellowfin)

 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
sleeps 4
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Penn, Shimano
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

About the Charter Operator

Hunter Charters
Nassau, Bahamas
Member since November 2013
Captain Paul Smith has been fishing for more than 30 years and has been running fishing trips for over 11 years already, with his son, Paul Smith Jr. also joining the Hunter Charters team as one of the fleet’s Captains. Hunter Charters runs charters aboard four fantastic boats, with a fun and fantastic team of captains and crew ready and waiting to put you on fish in these waters.
Response time: 4 hours
Response rate: 100%

Nassau Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.81 out of 5 stars from 7 reviews

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We had a great time on this beautiful boat.  The Captain and Mates were friendly and helpful and made sure that we were comfortable during our trip.  We were trying to catch a marlin but were a bit out of season.  The fishing was close to the island and the water was beautiful.  We did catch a nice Mahi so it wasn’t a total loss.  I would call these guy again.

Fished July 13, 2017
Hunter Charters (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 17, 2017

Thank you very much for a great review. The crew of Hunter Charters thanks you as well . Hope to see you again soon . Thanks Hunter Charters

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We went deep sea fishing . Just was hoping to catch anything. Pj and Ryan did a great job in trying to get us a fish. We caught a 45lb. Dolphins fish and a small Barracuda. We were over joyed with the catch. Pj and Rayan were great. We talked and laughed and had good interaction. They made us feel comfortable. We had fun. I recommend the Charter to our travel agent.

Fished April 3, 2017
Hunter Charters (The Captain)
Replied to this review on April 5, 2017

Thank you very much. We also enjoyed your company. We appreciate your time with the review. We are glad you had a great time kand caught fish.This review and catching fish keeps us excited. Thanks again Hunter Charters.

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After two hours of fishing, Capitan JP found a great amount of birds, which we followed for around five hours.  Very successful trip.

Fished March 14, 2017
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