SALTWATER   >   THE BAHAMAS

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Some of the world's best fly-fishing locations can be found on the Bahamas, with a 100,000-square-mile archipelago that extends over five hundred miles of the clearest water in the world. The seven hundred Bahamian islands of the Caribbean, including a multitude of uninhabited sand cays and islands provide some of the best saltwater fly-fishing environments available. The Bahamas are famed for their Bonefish, Permit and Tarpon and anglers from throughout the world flock here to experience the excitement of casting a fly at these three remarkable fish. Floating along quietly on the front of a poled flats boat or wading and stalking the flats of the Bahamas will provide encounters with Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Jacks and Barracuda that will fuel a saltwater fly-fishing addiction.

While Bonefish will be your main quarry on the flats there is excellent seasonal offshore fishing for Wahoo, Tuna and Billfish. The lodges and guides are accustomed to the wants and needs of saltwater fly anglers having served them for many, many years. Comfortable accommodation, purpose-built skiffs and guides who live and breathe Bonefish make a trip to the Bahamas a must.

Fly Odyssey has come up with a range of Bahamas fly-fishing destinations, from the ultimate lodge experiences to unique adventures that won't break the bank. We have tried to develop trips to the region that enable all fly-fishermen keen to experience the thrill of flats fly-fishing, the opportunity to do so. Fly Odyssey offers a variety of options and the most competitive pricing on holidays to Andros and Abaco islands. These include live-aboard trips to the remote South Andros, and bespoke personalised itineraries at the finest lodges on both islands.

We are continually organising new trips to the region and have developed relationships with local guides throughout the Bahamas, so please give us a call if you would like to discuss a dedicated fly-fishing trip or family beach holiday.

Passport with minimum six months validity.

Nationals of the European Union and Australia DO NOT require a visa to enter the Bahamas.

The Bahamas are easily accessed from Europe, the Middle East and Asia with direct flights to the capital, Nassau, from many countries. It is a twelve-hour direct flight from London to Nassau or via the USA or Canada. From Sydney Australia, the flight is over twenty-one hours.

There is a Bahamian departure tax of $15.

  • Currency: Bahamian Dollar
  • Capital: Nassau
  • Airport: Nassau and Marsh Harbour Airport
  • Population: 320,000
  • Language: English
  • Religion: Christian
  • Electricity: 110v two-pin
  • Time: 5 Hours behind GMT, 16 hours behind Australia
  • Average temperature: 21-28℃, fairly consistent due to its proximity to the equator

The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 for Fly Odyssey Ltd, and in the event of their insolvency, protection is provided for the following:

  1. non-flight packages commencing in and returning to the UK;
  2. non-flight packages commencing and returning to a country other than the UK; and
  3. flight inclusive packages that commence outside of the UK, which are sold to customers outside of the UK.

1, 2 and 3 provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled. 1 and 3 provides for repatriation. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Fly Odyssey Ltd.

OVERSEAS BOOKINGS

Contact: Mat McHugh
Tel: +44 (0)1621 743711
Mob: +44 (0)7936 708305
Email: enquiries@flyodyssey.co.uk

CHALK STREAMS BOOKINGS

Contact: Gilly Bate
Tel: +44 01730 825626
Mob: +44 (0)7817 304232
Email: g.bate@flyodyssey.co.uk

AUSTRALIA BOOKINGS

Contact: James Laverty
Mob (Australia):
+61 (0)499 900816
Email: j.laverty@flyodyssey.com.au