Fishing in Barbados

Barbados might indeed be a tiny country, but you could never guess based solely on its vast deep sea fishing potential. Trolling for largest of the Billfish world is a must, but even the smaller pelagics are bound to put up some of the biggest fights you've ever experienced. Think you're up for the challenge?

Known For

World’s oldest Rum, Macaroni Pie, Diverse deep sea fishing prospects, Hunte’s Gardens, St. Nicholas Abbey, Kensington Oval, Bottom fishing bonanza, Harrison’s Cave, Surfing on the Soup Bowl, Rihanna, Dozens of beautiful beaches, Sugar Cane, Beach casting for Bonefish, Cou Cou and Flying Fish, Bottom Bay beach, Flower Forest.

Rules & Regulations

No fishing license is needed for sport fishing in Barbados. The license is needed only for commercial fishing.

Types of Fishing

Heavy duty trolling for the likes of Sailfish and Marlin, Plentiful Dorado seasons, Beach casting for Bonefish and Permit, Tarpon schools around freshwater springs and Long Pond lagoon, Reef action for Groupers, Parrotfish and Snappers, Coastal Pelagics (Jacks&Barracudas) abound, Inshore fishing less than a nautical mile from the shore, Bottom fishing for Snappers, Groupers, Moray Eels and Sharks.

Barbados Fishing Calendar