Captain
IOU Fishing Charters

Member since November 2013

Bridgetown, Barbados

Background
IOU Fishing Charters operates out of Bridgetown, Barbados, running offshore fishing trips aboard two great vessels, the IOU and the Shooter. Working with experienced captains and attentive crews, they will work with you to build the perfect fishing trip, whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned pro. Owned by Alan and Nicola Birkett, they have over 30 years of experience, fishing in big tournaments such as Barbados Game Fishing Association International Tournament and others.

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Bridgetown, Barbados
Background
IOU Fishing Charters operates out of Bridgetown, Barbados, running offshore fishing trips aboard two great vessels, the IOU and the Shooter. Working with experienced captains and attentive crews, they will work with you to build the perfect fishing trip, whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned pro. Owned by Alan and Nicola Birkett, they have over 30 years of experience, fishing in big tournaments such as Barbados Game Fishing Association International Tournament and others.

My Charter Listings

IOU Fishing Charters – Barbados

Bridgetown
trips from $500

IOU Fishing Charters - Shooter

Bridgetown
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $1,400

Fishing Reports

Two 4 hour charters this Saturday

February 27, 2016

Two successful 4 Hour Charters this Saturday. 8 nice Wahoo, dorado and barracuda in the morning and 5 dorado in the afternoon. Read Full Report →


Happy kids on a morning trip

February 21, 2016

Kids had a great time on this morning trip on Shooter. Caught 2 wahoo and 3 barracudas. The adults had to help the little ones with the wahoo though as they can put up a nice fight! Read Full Report →


71st Birthday Fishing Trip

February 20, 2016

These gentlemen came in on the Royal Princess cruise ship and went out for 4 hours with us. This is the short version of his review. The longer, detailed story can be found on our facebook page. Thanks John.… Read Full Report →


Fishing has been great recently!

February 08, 2016

The fishing has been great recently. Some lovely sized wahoo, nice barracudas and some mahi mahi as well. Have seen some marlin around too. Read Full Report →


A nice big wahoo and a little barracuda

January 11, 2016

Today's catch of a nice sized wahoo (30lbs or so) and a little barracuda that was a perfect size to make a little seviche. Had lots of bites today but these were the only two landed. Read Full Report →


24 lb Barracuda!!

December 22, 2015

A nice big Barracuda (24lbs) caught by this angler on a morning four-hour trip on IOU. Read Full Report →


Lovely fish from recent IOU charters

December 15, 2015

Some photos from recent trips on IOU. Most of these have been 4 hour trips, some have been 5 hour "Fish and Swim" trips. Lots of happy fisherfolk. The sea has been lovely and the weather is perfect. Read Full Report →


A great morning

January 29, 2015

A great morning's fishing - a 4 hour trip that landed 4 nice wahoo and a barracuda. Perfect weather, calm seas - a perfect way to spend a morning in Barbados. Read Full Report →


6 hours - 5 wahoo and 3 dorado

December 10, 2014

A 6 hour trip that was constant action - 5 wahoo and 3 lovely dorado. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.29
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
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Crew
Experience
Four hour trip with Captain Omar and the Lizard (a.k.a Vincent)
Four hour trip with Captain Omar and the Lizard (a.k.a Vincent)
Four hour trip with Captain Omar and the Lizard (a.k.a Vincent)
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
80%
Friendly captain
83%
Recommend this charter
86%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
83%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Barry N.
Bridgetown, 08
 4.33
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All was quiet until we hit the north end. Bang,fish after fish…We kept four king fish and were by far the most successful...
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Gary S.
Saint Augustine, FL
 4.67
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   March 27, 2018
Enjoyed our hail-day fishing charter with IOU. We are not experienced fishermen, but my wife and younger daughter landed wahoo....
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Elias S.
Bridgetown, Saint Michael
 5.00
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   March 9, 2018
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John P.
Mesquite, Texas
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Capt. Omar

VERIFIED   August 2, 2017
I booked this fishing trip knowing it was the poorest part of the season for catching fish, so I didn’t really expect...
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William H.
Creston, British Columbia
 3.67
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Four hour trip with Captain Omar and the Lizard (a.k.a Vincent)

VERIFIED   November 9, 2016
We were picked up punctually from our guest house and delivered to the boat at the Careenage.  There, we were met by Alan...
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