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Bonefishing in Turks & Caicos

Sunshine-filled activities abound on Grace Bay, and there is one unique Providenciales experience you cannot miss. Bonefishing, considered the ultimate fly fishing, proves an exciting excursion for adventurers, families, and sightseers of all skill levels. What is bonefishing? Fly fishing for bonefish is a popular sport in South Florida, the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands. This activity is considered a challenge since these wily bonefish swim at speeds up to 25 mph and make for an exhilarating time as you reel them in. Wade in shallow waters or reel them in from the boat. Since bonefishing is mostly done for sport, these fighting fish are usually thrown back. Provo’s bonefishing experts The Somerset’s guests love going on fishing outings in the “big fish mecca” of Turks & Caicos with Bonefish Unlimited, which has been based out of Providenciales for more than 35 years. Captain Barr and Captain Will know…

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Providenciales Bonefishing

There are many island activities to immerse oneself in while vacationing to Providenciales. A must-try during your next visit to The Somerset on Grace Bay is bonefishing. Whether you are new to the sport or a well-seasoned expert, the guides at Bonefish Unlimited are experienced in the island’s bonefishery and eager to show you the ropes.  The “premier fly-fishing and light tackle charter” has been based out of Providenciales for 35 years. And, with more than 53 years of combined experience, Bonefish Unlimited’s Captains will guide you through an unforgettable trip in an exciting environment. From bonefish and barracudas to tarpon, sharks and bird sightings, the variety of species you will encounter while scaling the beautiful Turks and Caicos waters is certainly a sight you will not want to miss. For an inside look, stay up to date on the most recent fish happenings and feats by visiting Bonefish Unlimited’s “Bone Collecting…

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More on fishing in the Turks and Caicos

Fishing in the Turks and Caicos provides a bit of everything, from learning more about the wonderful natural world that surrounds Provo, to a great chance to get out on the water and off the beaten track. We work with a select few fishing guides, so to get you started on your fishing adventure, here’s some information about some of them: Silver Deep Silver Deep offers every type of fishing at professional level: Sportfishing, Reef-fishing, Bonefishing, Fly-fishing, Shark-fishing, Night fishing, Light Tackle Trolling. Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands offers some of the best bonefishing in the world all year around and is considered a Mecca for this type of fishing. Our waters are unfished compared to other destinations and the easily spooky bonefish is not scared by other boats. Contact the Somerset’s Concierge for more information. Blue Whale By far the easiest way to catch a fish is bottom fishing. The Captain chooses a…

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Guest blog post: Bonefishing in the Turks and Caicos

This is a guest blog post from Bjorn, who writes the excellent and extremely popular blog Bonefish on the Brain. The Caribbean is known for many things. There is the conch, sun, rum, diving, and, if you happen to be an angler, there are bonefish. Bonefish certainly frequent the shallow flats of Turks & Caicos and anglers headed there may rue the day they decided to leave their fly rods at home. Bonefish are tough to catch and are one of the ultimate gamefish. To give some perspective, a bonefish can swim upwards of 25 miles an hour (a trout can swim 5 mph). They are a worthy target. If you are interested in pursuing bones while down in T&C, here is what you’ll need: Fly Rod – 7-9 wt. Fly Reel – Capable of dealing with the salt Tropical Fly Line – get one of the purpose built tropical lines…