BONE FISHING

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While there are many types of fishing to be had in the Bahamas one of the favorites here is called bone fishing, it is a popular sport here. The bone fish are of the amphidromous species and live in tropical shallow inshore waters. Bone fish feed off of worms, crustaceans, sea grass and crabs. On the Grand Bahama Island they even have a bone fishing lodge called East End Lodge full with sleeping accommodations for the bonefish angler. On site you will find fish guides and instructors with many years of experience, to make your bone fishing experience a unique and successful one. The lodge provides all the fishing equipment like Lommis rods and Hatch Fly reels bait is sold separately. According to Wikipedia bone fish generally weigh up to 19 lbs. or 8.6 kg and measure 90 cm or 35 inches and are a silver color with pectoral fins that are yellow in color. Bone fishing is also popular in south Florida in the flats or backcountry waters off of the Keys. The best season for fishing bone fish in S. Florida is during March thru July because of the warm water temps, however June thru October you can catch the largest of the bone fish species.

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