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CAPTAIN'S LOG & FISHING REPORTS

Virgin Islands Winter Fishing Report

The winter trade winds have been blowing and the sea has been choppy so we have been doing a lot of bottom fishing lately.  The yellow tail, mutton and lane snapper as well as the red hind and red grouper are all great eating and fun to catch on the light tackle. There have been …

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Virgin Islands End of Summer Fishing Report

The end of summer is here in the US Virgin Island has produced some exceptional fishing. Blackfin tuna bite has been strong in the evening on the North Drop 20 miles north of St. Thomas and St. John. The South Drop has been producing good numbers of mahi mahi and is only 8 miles south …

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Life after Hurricane Irma and Maria

October 2017 Update I think it best to start with effects of Irma and Maria here in the US Virgin Islands.  On September 6, 2017, the most powerful hurricane ever in the Atlantic basin made a direct hit on the British Virgin Islands, St John and St Thomas. Just two weeks later on September 20, …

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Spring and Early Summer Fishing in the USVI

The spring and early summer here in the US Virgin Island has produced some exceptional fishing.  The early marlin bite has been very good producing many more fish than last year.  Yellowfin tuna and blackfin tuna bite has been strong in the evening on the North Drop 20 miles north of St. Thomas and St. …

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Catching up on fishing

March, 2017 has been a transitional month for our offshore species.  While the wahoo bite has been declining, we are still catching good numbers on both the South Drop and North Drop. In 2016 we continued to catch wahoo up through July so hopefully this spring and summer bite will be good for 2017 also. …

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Marlin Fishing on the North Drop

The Blue Marlin is a species of fish that can be caught around the world. There are a few places in world that the fish congregate for various reasons. Atlantic Blue Marlin spawn during the summer months in an area known as the North Drop about 20 miles from St. Thomas. The Puerto Rico trench …

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