Captain
Ralph White

Member since March 2014

Bridgetown, Barbados

Background
I have been an aviid fisherman from childhood, i started from the beach and then offshore. My father fished with my uncle who was a fisherman and probally this is what inspired me to fish, and I grew up on the seaside and enjoyed surfing and fishing from childhood. I also customized and built small boats and outfitted them to go fishing!. I started deeps fishing in 1988 and charter fishing in1990 for a few years, then had a real job for a few years(LOL). However I still fished on weekends and holidays. After i got married in 1996, we then had two boys Noah and Tony who also started fishing from a very young age, they both love fishing and who inspired me to get back into fishing for a living! This career change presented an opportunity to create a family business and spend more time together and enjoy one of the best pleasures in life. Today I spend a lot of time fishing, and truly it's a way of life i get to share with everyone. I go fishing on my day off!
Techniques
We use mainly the trolling method and a variety of other techniques such as live bait, and dead bait. We are also commencing jigging on certain trips that will allow to do so. We have variuos other methods which remain confidential! We personally hand make our own lures and I take a lot of pride in my fishing trips and will endeavor to do our best for all of our customers, its important for us to be successful just as much as rewarding to see our guests reel that fish in and the expression on their face, when that fish is landed.

Hey, I'm Captain Ralph White

Bridgetown, Barbados
Background
I have been an aviid fisherman from childhood, i started from the beach and then offshore. My father fished with my uncle who was a fisherman and probally this is what inspired me to fish, and I grew up on the seaside and enjoyed surfing and fishing from childhood. I also customized and built small boats and outfitted them to go fishing!. I started deeps fishing in 1988 and charter fishing in1990 for a few years, then had a real job for a few years(LOL). However I still fished on weekends and holidays. After i got married in 1996, we then had two boys Noah and Tony who also started fishing from a very young age, they both love fishing and who inspired me to get back into fishing for a living! This career change presented an opportunity to create a family business and spend more time together and enjoy one of the best pleasures in life. Today I spend a lot of time fishing, and truly it's a way of life i get to share with everyone. I go fishing on my day off!
Techniques
We use mainly the trolling method and a variety of other techniques such as live bait, and dead bait. We are also commencing jigging on certain trips that will allow to do so. We have variuos other methods which remain confidential! We personally hand make our own lures and I take a lot of pride in my fishing trips and will endeavor to do our best for all of our customers, its important for us to be successful just as much as rewarding to see our guests reel that fish in and the expression on their face, when that fish is landed.

My Charter Listings

Bridgetown
trips from
US$ 132

Fishing Reports

Released White Marlin on February 6,2017

February 06, 2017

We commenced our fishing trip in-shore, I spotted some birds at first but kept going but only after a few minutes I saw them very active picking low the surface, and I spotted some flying fish being chased by… Read Full Report →


Fishing is on!

January 28, 2016

Out Anglers have been experiencing great fishing over the last couple of weeks. Some photos of their catche over the last week. Experience of a Lifetime! On Billfisher III. Read Full Report →


Fishing heating up!

January 22, 2016

The fishing beginning to pick up as we commence into our main season. Come and try your luck! Read Full Report →


Great Fishing last couple of months

December 13, 2015

The past few months our guest have experienced great fishing experiences on Billfisher III. Just read our reviews on FishingBooker posted by our guest. As we commence our main fishing season this month and runs all the way through… Read Full Report →


Shark had Wahoo for Lunch

December 01, 2015

A shark had our Wahoo for lunch! Still a great experience to hold that Rod and watch 300 yards peel from the reel in seconds! Experience of a liftime! On Billfisher III in Barbados. Read Full Report →


Sailfish first time fishing!

November 19, 2015

This was the customers first time deep sea fishing! Lovely day on Billfisher III. Read Full Report →


Mid Feb Report

February 14, 2015

We had a great catch today Feb 14, we went about 20-25 miles off-shore and we came across moss and planks floating (what we call a raffle) and caught some Dorado and Kingfish... we ended with 20 heads. For… Read Full Report →


Mid January 2015 Report

January 18, 2015

The fishing season is starting to kick in, our main season is from January to mid May with peak months in Feb to April, where we have a migration of many ocean species, such as Blue Marlin, Sailfish, White… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.77 out of 5 stars from 38 reviews

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Went fishing on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Th captain & crew were friendly and informative. The food was cake and half a sandwich. Could have been a bit more to eat. Price was pretty reasonable but unfortunately only one in the party of six got a fish.

Fished May 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Fished May 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, May 7, 2017

Felt served wery well from pick up to the finish.
These guys know what they are doing.
If you are just after big marlin tell them beforehand what you wish to catch:)
Anyhow we were lucky to catch one sailfish:D

Fished May 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Captain and crew were great. Even though the fishing was tough.  They tried everything they could to put fish in the boat. I would fish with them again.

Fished April 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This day was the highlight of my husband"said vacation. He is still talking about it and sharing photos and videos days later! I am not much of a fisher however I had a very nice day. The water was a bit rough which only highlighted the Captian"so experience. The boat Rode the waves very well. We truly appreciated the friendly crew and recommend this company.  Thanks for the Memories!

Fished April 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, April 3, 2017

Amazing trip, seas were rough but no one can control that. Captain was was knowledgeable, & his wife is as sweet as sweet could be, she picked us up & returned us to cruise terminal. Caught wahoo, marlin, blackfin tuna, & barricuda.

Fished April 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, April 3, 2017

Fished April 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, February 24, 2017

I booked only a half day trip. I fish everywhere and am very experienced in salt water fishing. I live in California USA, going to Barbados was a trip for my bride of 39 years, not a fishing trip. She joined me on the 1/2 day trip along with others that also booked. First off the Captain asked if we could all stay longer as he had waters he wanted to fish that were further out. We caught several barracuda, hooked 3 wahoo, all lost at boat. Captain Ralphie invited me and another fisherman to join him and his family for a full day, 10 hours that following Sunday, no charge. We landed a blue marlin, a bunch of dolphin and barracuda. Of course we contributed to the cause. Great time aboard the Billfisher III. If you’re in Barbados call the Billfisher III, big comfortable 41’ vessel.

Fished February 2017

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Went fishing on Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Third time out with Billfisher III and yet another good day out. Professional outfit I have recommended on more than one occasion

Fished March 2017

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Ralph White (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, March 10, 2017

It was great to see you both again, I take it the Dorado was a hit at the BBQ!

Went fishing on Monday, March 6, 2017

Fished March 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, January 21, 2017

The crew could’ve been friendlier and more conversant.

Donald Fassbender does not recommend Billfisher III Deep Sea Fishing

Fished January 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, January 28, 2017

Fished January 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Very well equipped boat. Conditions seemed good. Caught a barracuda but no wahoo but that is fishing. Captain was very professional and would recommend

Fished January 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, December 29, 2016

I own my own boat and have a mate that entertains my guests but the Billfisher III puts me to shame. The captain had me picked up at my residence at no cost to me as well as dropping me off . The food servered was on a plate that Noah would bring to me from the catch the day before. Air conditioned cabin with comfortable seating as well as pleasant conversation of fish stories . Fishing was better than I thought having 12-15 bites and 5 catches 4 wahoo and 1 barricuta only 1-2 miles off shore. I have fished 20 times off shore this year and must say Ralphie was the best charter captain I have ever had . The home made potatoe salad and the fresh bread fish sandwichs were beyond great. Tip him well because the price is below anywhere I have been and the quality is world class

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, December 12, 2016

Booked Capt Ralph “Ralphie” White for a 6 hr trip coinciding with our cruise ship stop in Barbados.  Capt White’s wife met me promptly at the pier and were soon on our way.
Unfortunately the strong winds prohibited more than a brief try for marlin, and most of the time was dedicated to trolling for wahoo along the west coast—and the capt. put me on the fish—two nice wahoo and a few other bonus fish as well.  Capt and mate were professional, courteous, and made the trip a great experience.  Would heartily recommend them to anyone.

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, October 24, 2016

Fished October 2016

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Went fishing on Tuesday, October 25, 2016

As complete novices to fishing the crew looked after us very well my grandson just wanted to catch a fish but wasn’t bothered what type but he wouldn’t mind a tuna he told the crew - the crew were very knowledgeable as to the location to fish for certain types of fish and my thrilled grandson landed a large black finned tuna (with help)!!

Fished October 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Great experience on the BillfisherIII. Ralph made our day a success and it was real fun. Great day on the beautiful waters of Barbados.

Fished April 2016

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Went fishing on Thursday, April 14, 2016

slow day fishing. Had a blast!!

Fished April 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, April 10, 2016

Captn Raphie and crew were great.  We started with a misunderstanding—I had requested ‘reef fishing’ which I thought was bottom fishing on a reef.  Captn Ralphie explained he did not do that type of fishing.
2 of our group opted not to participate.  4 went on the trip.  We had the thrill of catching a wahoo—the first salt water fish we have caught.  I think it turned out to be a terrific experience and highly recommend the Billfisher III.  Just be clear on what you want. 

Fished April 2016

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Went fishing on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Captain Ralphie and his mate were great!  They put us right on some great fishing.
Weather was great, the boat and crew were wonderful.  We all caught fish and ate them like kings.
We will be back to do it again with the Billfisher 3!!!

Fished March 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Capt Ralph White just delivers! 30 fish made up of Wahoo, Dorado, Barracuda, Yellow Tail, Black Fin Tuna and Jack Trevally. Brilliant day out

Fished March 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, February 26, 2016

Fantastic fishing trip.  Ralphie and Ricardo were superb, they really know their stuff! Complete novice fishers and we caught lots all down to their knowledge and expertise.  Boat was comfortable and clean, lunch was great too. 
Not only are they knowledgeable about where to find and how to catch fish, they also have a vast knowledge of the fish themselves. 
All in all an amazing day with a brilliant captain and crew!
Would definitely recommend the trip to anyone!

Fished February 2016

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Went fishing on Thursday, February 18, 2016

Fished February 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, January 18, 2016

This was my 2nd time out with Captain Ralph and Ricardo. Once again they put us on fish and we had a wonderful day.

Fished January 2016

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Went fishing on Thursday, December 10, 2015

Great boat, knowledgeable captain and crew.  Attentive.  Snacks could have been better but didn’t come for the food.  Great day out.

Fished December 2015

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Went fishing on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

We booked our trip with BillFisher III well in advance of our vacation.  Everything went like clock work!  Julianne picked us up promptly at 6:00 and we were off to the Docks.  Ralph and Ricardo were waiting on us and we were out of the Harbor by 6:30.  Lines went into the water almost right away as soon as we cleared the Harbor.  We had our first Wahoo about 45 minutes into the trip.  The Boat is fantastic and the snacks and the lunch was incredible.  Did not expect Black Fin Tuna and a very nice Pasta for Lunch!  Ralph had plenty of Waters and Beer on board.  Our trip was fantastic and we highly recommend the Bill Fisher III and Ralph for your Captain!!  Hope to see you again soon on another Fishing trip!!

Scott & Rebekah

Fished August 2015

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Went fishing on Saturday, April 25, 2015

We booked Billfisher on April 27, 2015, they picked the 5 of us up on time, when we got to the boat, Ralphie explained in detail the area where we were going to fish, how to reel in our catch, and the crew would clean the fish and give it to us to take home for supper. We caught 2 nice fish, a 20 pound wahoo, and a 10 pound barracuda. It was a fun day, very professional crew, if we ever go back to Bridgetown, we would book the Billfisher again, Randy from Whitby, Ontario

Fished April 2015

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Went fishing on Monday, April 6, 2015

We had a great time. Capt. Ralph got us some fish. Would reccomend him to any one.

Fished April 2015

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Went fishing on Thursday, March 26, 2015

We had a great time
Weather cooperated
Caught wahoo
One at least 20 pounds
Captain Ralphie, first mate ricardo, second mate noel helped to make our trip memorable
Will book with them our next trip to Barbados!

Fished March 2015

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Went fishing on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

We were picked up at the port as we came off a cruise ship, everything was ready to go when we got to the boat.  Captain Ralphie and Ricardo were very friendly and explained everything including safety issues.  Then we were told to kick off our shoes and enjoy the fishing, and we did.  Captain Ralphie knew where the fish were and Ricardo was there to help with everything.  They provided food and drinks, the boat was neatly kept and clean.  We are already talking about going back to see Captain Ralphie and Ricardo.  We had a great time.  The only negative was getting off the boat when the trip was over!

Fished March 2015

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Ralph White (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, March 25, 2015

It was great having you all onboard Billfisher III, and even greater seeing you all reeling those fish in! Take care until we meet again.

Went fishing on Friday, February 13, 2015

Captain Ralphie was very experienced and very helpful. We took a while to land a fIsh but thanks to Ralph’s perseverance we caught a large Kingfish. At the dock he filleted the fish expertly and Steve and I went home with a lot of fillets. A very pleasant trip. Laurence.

Fished February 2015

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Went fishing on Sunday, January 18, 2015

Everything was great and we all hooked up at the same time. so a truly great trip

Fished January 2015

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Went fishing on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

We had a great time except we did not catch one fish the whole time we were out….

Fished January 2015

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Went fishing on Friday, December 5, 2014

Even though I was ill everybody had a good time and caught 2 wahoo.
Picked up as prearranged on time
Plenty of drinks and snacks available.
Ricardo and the captain were friendly and helpful
Would use them again

Fished December 2014

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Went fishing on Tuesday, November 18, 2014

We had a great time with Captain Ralphie.  We only caught three fish but the mate and Ralphie did everything possible to make us happy.  The rum punch was good, the beer and soft drinks cold and the sandwhiches yummy.
We will gladly go with Ralphie the next time we are in Barbados.

Fished November 2014

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Went fishing on Friday, July 4, 2014

Fishing trip went great! The crew was excellent, and we caught Tuna and Wahoo. I thought we might catch a few more fish as well, but that’s fishing

Fished July 2014

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 24, 2014

Had a great fishing experience on the Billfisher III. The crew was very friendly and helpful. My son caught a mahi-mahi on his first deep sea fishing experience and he loved it. They even fileted it and we took it to the local restaurant nearby and ate it. Great Trip!!

Fished July 2014

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