Born Free Fishing Charters – Sitting Pretty

In the heart of the Atlantic Ocean, the Bahamas are perfectly-located to get you fishing, so Born Free Fishing Charters are in just the right place. With quick access to the open waters, and even trips to the inshore bays that attract a range of exciting fish, they promise an unforgettable fishing experience in the most amazing crystal clear waters.



A professional fishing outfit, the fleet is the result of the hard work of a pioneer of Bahamas fishing – Captain Phillip Pinder. Since 1978, he’s built his fishing empire and has now grown across the country to provide fun and fulfilling fishing trips, along with his nephew, Captain Nicholas.

Up to 4 guests are welcome aboard the 31’ Bertram offshore sportfishing vessel. A true giant of the seas, it was built in 1976 and is still going strong after restoration in 2016. It boasts all the latest amenities in the air-conditioned cabin, along with a bunk, toilet, and covered deck, for your comfort. Bring some drinks and snacks and make yourself at home!

As far as fishing is concerned, you couldn’t wish for a better boat. The GPS and fishfinder will get you to the sweet spots, while the outriggers will help you troll. Climb up to the flybridge to see for yourself where the birds are feeding, and settle int0o the fighting chair once you’ve hooked that bite.

Wherever you go, you’re in for a treat, with trips out of Nassau offering up everything you could imagine. Hop aboard an inshore charter and target Kingfish, Hogfish, and a variety of both Grouper and Snapper. Meanwhile, an offshore adventure will see you put your strength to the test against Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, and many more.

With a cleaning and filleting service at the end of your trip, there’s nothing left for you to do but settle in and enjoy what promises to be the fishing trip of a lifetime. Come aboard Born Free Fishing Charters and get your fill of fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,400
    Make the most of your time in the Bahamas and discover the riches of the deep waters of the Atlantic. An 8-hour trip will see you head offshore to battle it out with some of the most sought-after creatures in the world. Spend your day battling it out with dazzling and delicious creatures like Mahi Mahi, Hogfish, Kingfish, Barracuda, Grouper, Snapper, and many more, and you're sure to head back to shore with something delicious to devour for dinner.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,050
    Spending that little bit extra on the water will give you the chance to get a little further out. Get in touch with your captain before you go, and let them know if you'd like to hit up the inshore shallows, or the deep waters offshore, as you spend 6 hours doing whatever you want. Wherever you go, you're in for a treat, as you target beauties such as Barracuda, Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, and many more, on what promises to be a productive day out.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    The beauty of fishing out of Nassau is that you don't need to go far to get your hands on some prized fish. Come aboard in the morning and explore the rich nearshore waters for a range of exciting and delicious fish. Get ready to work up a sweat, as you battle it out against Kingfish, Barracuda, Hogfish, and more, before heading back to shore with a well-earned treat.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $700
    Come aboard in the afternoon, refreshed and ready for a productive few hours on the water, as you explore the rich fishery of Nassau's inshore shallows. Over the course of 4 hours, you'll test your skills against beauties such as Hogfish, Kingfish, Barracuda, and many more, as you look to fill the boat with something delicious for dinner.
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About the Charter Operator

Born Free Charters
Nassau, Bahamas
40 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since November 2013
Experience the waters surrounding Nassau on your half or full day charter with the best in the business. Born Free Charters has been offering private charters for inshore fishing, deep-sea fishing, snorkeling, beaching, and snorkeling with turtles for over forty years! Now we are pleased to add out island charters to swim with the pigs to our list of tour offerings. Sharing our beautiful sun, sand and sea with our guests is our passion.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Hogfish Hogfish

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bertram (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1976, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 215HP Isuzu engines.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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
Crew Keeps 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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Customer Reviews

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Vito G.
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Great day of fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on January 14, 2019
We started late but the crew sure made up for it.  We caught plenty of fish, a couple of monsters.  Doesn’t get any better!
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Nassau, NP
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on August 2, 2019
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VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on December 26, 2017
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Full Day with Born Free Sitting Pretty

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 17, 2017
The deck mate was great and worked his tail off but the rest of the day was WORST trip ever.  I’ve been on several...
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FAQs about Born Free Fishing Charters – Sitting Pretty

Born Free Fishing Charters – Sitting Pretty offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,050 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Born Free Fishing Charters – Sitting Pretty, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Born Free Fishing Charters – Sitting Pretty include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano )
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water and ice)
  • First Mate

Born Free Fishing Charters – Sitting Pretty offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Born Free Fishing Charters – Sitting Pretty offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Born Free Fishing Charters – Sitting Pretty include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Hogfish
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Wahoo