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Deep Sea/Reef Fishing: Full Day: Bonafide Bonefishing

From USD 1'260

Go out after the big fish with one of the Bahamas' most famous and sought after angling companies. This full day includes all equipment - as they say "Big game fishing in the Bahamas offers big time thrills". All bookings are on a request basis only for specific dates. Response time is less than 24 hours.

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There are no creatures more perfectly suited to their environment than the ocean's big predators: the marlin, tuna and sharks. For the angler, there's no greater challenge than pitting yourself against one of these fish that can outweigh you by five times or more. The fight against a big blue marlin, tuna or shark can last for hours - hours of back-breaking, muscle-cramping, teeth-grinding work until you're soaked with sweat and dizzy with fatigue and dehydration. Yet no one who's ever done it would trade away a moment of the experience becasue there's nothing more rewarding for a sportsman than having risen to the challenge, out-finessed and out-muscled one of the sea's apex predators, reeled it alongside the boat and then released it back into the world where it remains the undisputed king.

Reservation dates are often booked months in advance. All reservation requests will be responded to within 24 hours of receipt. If requested date is not available, the nearest alternative will be offered.



Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi (aka Dolphin Fish), Tuna, Cudas, Marlin, Sailfish, Mackeral


Going out with Bonafide Bonefishing is literally to experience the true passion and professionalism of the "best of the best". Often cited as "one of Bahamas' best Bonefishing Guides" in international angling magazines, the experience Docky Smith and his team demonstrate throughout your trip is impressive. 


This trip, including its return to the same point of earlier entry, takes about 7 hours. 


Please note all reservations are on a request basis until confirmed with the operator. Final confirmation will be given within 48 hours of booking.



  • DURATION: Approximately 7 Hours 
  • DEPARTURE TIME: 8am at Stella Maris Marina
  • WHERE TO MEET: Meet at Stella Maris Marina 
  • RECONFIRMATION REQUIRED: All guests MUST reconfirm the night before departure for final briefing re weather and tide
  • LEVEL OF ACTIVITY REQUIRED: Must be comfortable to be on a boat.
  • SKILL LEVEL REQUIRED: Some knowledge of how to fish 
  • MINIMUM AGE: Children who are keen to learn are welcome. Life Jackets are available upon request.
  • MAXIMUM GUESTS:  Up to 8 guests plus captain contingent on weight
  • PICK UP: If you require pickup, a taxi can be provided from Stella Maris Resort to the marina for $20 (paid either in cash or, as a Stella Maris Guest, can be added to your room bill plus 7.5% VAT) or from Cape Santa Maria Resort for $30. For guests coming from other destinations, please indicate on the checkout form and a taxi with price will be advised.
  • WHAT TO BRING:  Fly rods: 7-8-9 weight rods for Bonefishing. Polarized sunglasses with UV protection, assorted flies (available for sale at Bonafide Bonefishing Shop - see below), long sleeved shirts and pants (- suitable for tropics), light weight rain jacket, hat, waders, flyvest, sun gloves, insect repellent, suntan lotion. Munchies if you wish - water is provided on the boat.  
  • Fly Rods available for Rent: $30 per day.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: Non refundable 3 weeks out. Service charge applicable for all cancellations
  • GUIDED TOUR: You will be guided by one of the expert Anglers of Bonafide Bonefishing.


Bonafide Bonefishing is one of Long Island's most sought after boat and bonefishing operations. Owned by Docky Smith, Long Island's most famous bonefish expert angler and renowned author of Through a Guide's Eye, Bonafide Bonefishing and its team of professional guides and Captains bring to you the best of Long Island in a fun, safe and family friendly environment.