bahamas fishing

Old 03-30-2004, 06:35 AM
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im going to west end bahamas at the end of april. i never been to the bahamas, but can anyone give me some sort of insight on the fishing at that time of year. What do you reccommend? etc...thanks in advance.
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Old 03-30-2004, 07:36 AM
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check out the florida sportsman fishing forum there are a lot of guys on that forum that regularly fish the bahamas
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Old 03-30-2004, 09:53 AM
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Hate to be the bearer of not so good news but from a fishing standpoint West End is not on many anglers lists as a fishing destination. While it is in the Bahamas the only good thing to say about West End from a fishing standpoint is that it's in the Bahamas.
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Old 03-31-2004, 06:04 PM
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demo, i have to disagree w/first light. i just fished the bacardi rum billfish tournament out of port lucaya, grand bahama and on day 1 tagged a blue marlin (250+) just 10nm nw of west end in 1200ft. also there is some great bottom fishing by memory rock.
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Old 04-01-2004, 07:22 AM
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thanks scott......apprec that
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Old 04-03-2004, 09:10 PM
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just slightly north of the west end customs office, in about 90 feet of water the reef fishing is great.just bring some chum and you will catch plenty of yellow tails and snapper. trolling along the reef west of the inlet is great as well.
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Old 04-06-2004, 08:53 AM
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I've never fished there, but a few years ago were were clearing customs in the West End and upon our approach we saw three freejumping whites about 15 miles offshore. While the fishing may not be as good as some of the other islands, it should be better than most continental locations.
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