Nassau Fishing

The capital of New Providence Island, Nassau is a sophisticated tropical paradise, with a perfect holiday climate all year round. A visiting angler's dream, Nassau's bonefish and big game prospects easily rival any of the hottest fishing destinations in the Western Hemisphere!

Known For

Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, the Nassau Grouper, Highly developed tourism infrastructure, Sailfish hotspot, Straw market, Queen’s Staircase, Snorkeling with Sting Rays, the Water Tower, Fort Fincastle, Cruise Ship super-port, Swimming with Dolphins, Golfing bonanza, Uncrowded Beaches, New Year’s day Sailing Regatta, Major Seafood Festival, Caribbean Music Festival.

Rules & Regulations

Sports fishing permits can be obtained from the customs officer at any port of entry in The Bahamas. Catch limit is 18 migratory fish total: any combination of kingfish, dolphin (mahi mahi), tuna or wahoo. Others are to be released alive. Shark fishing and is prohibited in Bahamian waters. Nassau grouper closed season is December 1 – February 28. If you receive permission to spearfish, please note that Hawaiian sling is the only permitted spearfishing device. Visitors to The Bahamas are not allowed to sell or trade any fishery products.

Types Of Fishing

Legendary blue marlin trolling, Major sailfish hotspots, Big Game fishing in as little as 15 minutes from the dock, Bountiful Yellowfin season, Light tackle along the southern reefs, Over 20 miles of premium bonefishing flats.

Nassau Fishing Calendar

See what’s biting by month or species.