Hardcore Fishing – Antigua DEEP SEA FISHING CHARTERS

DEEP SEA FISHING CHARTERS

On board Paradox

the emphasis is on having fun, getting involved and of course, catching fish. We will teach how to bait up the lures, set the lines, boat your fish and even filet your catch. We troll the deep drop offs for Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, King Fish and Marlin. We can also bottom fish for Snapper, grouper and Shark. We can also even deep drop to 1000 feet for Red Snapper. Thought the fish do belong to the boat you are welcome to take some home for your dinner.

If you’re traveling alone and don’t wish to charters the boat, we can offer you a place at a reduced fee to join the crew for a Hardcore commercial days fishing AND GET BLOODY!

Hardcore Fishing Antigua will have water, soft drinks, beer, rum and some light snacks provided on board. Do not  forget your sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses.
Guests should arrange to bring their own lunch.

Rates

Time

Charter

Price

4 HOURS

Deep sea fishing

$550

6 HOURS

Deep sea fishing

$750

8 HOURS

Deep sea fishing

$900

6 am – 6 pm

Marlin Charters – catch&release

$1100

4 HOURS*

Bottom fishing

$550

*customised charters avaliable

Maximum 6 persons

ALL PRICES IN USD

We provide all tackel, bait and cold beverages

Wahoo

This fish has a long, cigar-shaped body. It’s bright silvery grey, It’s back may have dark bluish cast. It can display numerous dark bars. It is an open-water fish, travelling solitary or pairs. It’s a speedy fish with high quality flesh, which makes it a great prize in sports fishing.

Tuna

The yellowfin tuna is among the larger tuna species reaching up to 180kg. Having yellow second dorsal, anal and fin-lets (between dorsal, anal fins and tail) gives this fish its name. The second dorsal fins and anal fins can be very long in mature specimens, often reaching as far back as the tail. The main body is very dark metallic blue, changing to silvery on the belly which has about 20 vertical lines.

Spanish Mackerel

A silvery fish, with its back often darken with bluish or olive cast. This fish has an elongated body with a lateral line sloping gently downwards below its second dorsal fin. It is primarily an open water fish, and is commonly misidentified as the King Mackerel.

Snapper

As with the grouper, there are many varieties. Most commonly fished for is the red snapper. They inhabit deep reefs, banks and rocky outcroppings. These fish tend to be in depths anywhere from 60-400 feet.

Grouper

There are many varieties of grouper, but the grouper is a heavy set fish, coming in many colours and patterns. They drift along the bottom up to 700 feet.

Mahi Mahi

“Dolphin” Is the original name of this fish, however saying “dolphin” often mistakes people into thinking of the mammal dolphin. This fish is a rapid-swimming ocean dweller, often found under sargassum floats.. Easily Identified by the long continuous dorsal fin which extends from above the eye to the base of its tail. This fish is brilliant Silver; males display bright yellow, yellow green and blue iridescent spots. Females display brilliant blue iridescence with blue markings on the end.

Blue Marlin

The speedy and high quality flesh of this fish gave this fish the reputation of highly prized in sport fishing. It is one of the largest bony fish weighing up to 150kg. The Blue Marlin, like other billfish can rapidly change colour. Most often however, the body is blue-black on top with white/silvery underside. It has a long and stout bill. Position and shape of its fins, makes this fish extremely streamlined. The blue Marlin feeds on a variety of species near the surface.

Barracuda

The barracuda is silver and has a long cylindrical body. With its large underslung jaw, and pointed teeth, it’s quite easy to identify. This fish can have scattered dark spots and darkened side bands.