Fishing in Antigua and Barbuda
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Antigua's waters teem with game fish such as marlin, wahoo, and tuna. Most boat trips include equipment, lunch, and drinks. Figure at least $495 for a half day, $790 for a full day, for up to six people.
Obsession. The 45-foot Hatteras Convertible Sportfisherman Obsession has top-of-the-line equipment, including an international-standard fighting chair, Rupp outriggers, and handcrafted rods. Also available is the new 55-foot Hatteras Sportfisherman, the Double Header. www.charternet.com/charters/obsession.
Overdraft. Frankie Hart, a professional fisherman who knows the waters intimately and regales clients with stories of his trade, operates Overdraft, a spacious, fiberglass 40-footer outfitted with the latest techno-gadgetry. He also rents the 26-foot H2O, a ProKat versatile enough to accommodate fly-fishing and deeper-water bay bait fishing. 268/464–4954 or 268/463–3112. www.antiguafishing.com.
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