Hunter Charters – 26’

If you’d like to explore the beautiful waters of the Bahamas, join Hunter Charters and have an exciting adventure! Captain Paul Smith is the charter owner, specializing in all types of fishing techniques Nassau is popular for, including big game, light tackle, and bottom fishing, to name a few.

Y Knot, a newly restored 26’ Sailfish center console boat is the smallest vessel of his 4-boat fleet. It’s a versatile speed boat that can be used for a variety of on-water activities – deep sea fishing, light tackle, bottom fishing, snorkeling, beaching and more. It features a T-top as well as a padded seating area on the fore, and it can take up to 5 anglers.

All fishing equipment for your expedition will be provided by the captain, along with artificial bait. If you would like to keep the fish you caught, the Captain is happy to offer complimentary cleaning and filleting of the fish following the trip.

Join Captain Paul and the crew aboard this fun boat, and they will get you chasing a variety of species. Expect to cross paths with creatures like Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more.

Spice up your vacation and take your family out on a great adventure. Make some amazing new memories with your kids that you’ll cherish forever! Bring some food and drinks for your refreshment, and you’re all set for a wonderful time.

Explore the waters around Nassau with Hunter Charters, and have an experience you’ll never forget!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,086
    price breakdown
    $1,086
    This is the perfect trip for those seeking a full day of thrilling fishion action targeting Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more. Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $850
    price breakdown
    $850
    Spend even more time on the water targeting Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more. Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    Join our crew for a 4-hour trip targeting Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more. Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    Spend 4 hours with our crew targeting Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more. All fishing licenses, gear, tackle, and bait are included in the price.
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About the Charter Operator

Hunter Charters
Nassau, Bahamas
2 Fishing Reports
140 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
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.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Jack (Horse-eye) Jack (Horse-eye)

Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Sailfish Sailfish
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)

Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Sailfish (Center console) originally built in 2006, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha 4 Stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

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.
Child Friendly

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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (17)
4.28
out of 5 stars from 30 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
6 hour trip with Captain Ryan
Half Day
Half Day
+14
Angler Rating
18
6
3
2
1
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
84%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
84%
Satisfied with the boat
92%
Catch intended fish
58%
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Matthew S.
Chicago, IL
 5.00
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Half-day fishing with Captain Ryan

VERIFIED   January 28, 2020
We had a great time.  Captain Ryan was skilled, experienced, friendly and focused on the four anglers having a great time. ...
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6034943040 C.
Nassau, NP
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Captain Ryan

VERIFIED   January 23, 2020
Beautiful day of fishing.  None of the boats were calling in any strikes for Wahoo while trolling, so after awhile we...
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Adam C.
Houston, TX
 5.00
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6 hour trip with Captain Ryan

VERIFIED   February 1, 2020
Went out for a 6 hour trip with Captain Ryan and mate Danny. Started the morning trolling for barracuda and Mahi and then some...
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Lou B.
Fairlawn, OH
 5.00
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VERIFIED   January 25, 2020
Great time crew was great. Will definitely do it again.
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Matt M.
Houston, Texas
 4.67
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Half day - fishing and snorkeling

VERIFIED   January 3, 2020
Captain and mate were great.  Got us on fish for a couple of hours and then snorkeled with turtles and on the reefs with...
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