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Bermuda's finest charter boats are ready to take you out fishing.

Albatross Fisheries & Charters
Owned and operated by Capts. Peter and Hans Olander, this air-conditioned vessel is equipped with the latest electronics and a full range of world-class tackle. Based at St. George’s on the east end of Bermuda, we’re just 20 minutes from fishing the best blue marlin waters in Bermuda. Call 441-331-8089 or 441-334-9478 (boat); email albatross@ibl.bm; or visit fishwithalbatross.com.

Bermuda Banger Charters
Enjoy the comforts of home on board Bermuda Banger, a 50-foot Bertram sport-fishing yacht that specializes in hunting marlin, tuna, wahoo and dolphin. Daily rate includes beer, soda, bait and tackle. Capt. John Whiting, an experienced fisherman, has mastered the art of deep-sea fishing. Take this opportunity to experience a real Bermudian fishing adventure that is second to none. Call 441-534-8590 or 441-293-5740; or e-mail bermudabanger@gmail.com or bermudabanger@hotmail.com.

Challenger Sportfishing Charters
This 40-foot gamefisherman, owned and operated by Capt. Alan Card and his son Ian, is fast, clean and well-kept. The Challenger has captured in Bermuda waters six blue marlin weighing between 1,130 and 1,195 pounds. Winner of the World Cup in 1993, the Challenger also won the inaugural Bermuda Big Game Classic in 2001. Call 441-234-0872 or 441-337-2109 (cell); e-mail ajcard@northrock.bm; or visit bigfishbermuda.com.

Equalizer Charters
“Let’s just go fishing” — that’s our motto. Fish Bermuda’s crystal-blue waters for blue marlin, wahoo, yellowfin tuna and more, all aboard Equalizer, a 38-foot Henriques sport-fisherman. The crew has been fishing these waters for more than a decade. Full-day charters: $1,350. Half-day charters: $850. Contact Capt. Reggie Horseman by calling 441-296-9158 (home) or 441-537-3474 (cell) or e-mailing rshorseman@northrock.bm.

Gringo Charters
Just one hour away from the fishing grounds, this 31-foot custom JC is fully equipped for offshore fishing. Chum for yellowfin and blackfin tuna or troll for wahoo, dolphin and blue marlin — whatever baits your hook. Our season runs from April through November, with marlin peaking in June, July and August. Contact Capt. Joey Dawson by calling 441-295-3500 or 441-704-3474 (boat).

Jump Dem Bones
Bermuda’s premier fly- and light-tackle fishing guide for bonefish, hogfish and other inshore species. Ian has more than 35 years of fishing experience — from light tackle to marlin — and will give you a truly Bermudian experience around the clear-blue waters of the island on Jump dem Bones, a custom-built 18-foot Dolphin Skiff. All tackle and soft drinks are provided — you only need to bring a love for fishing. Open year round. Full- or half-day trips at competitive prices. Pick up at various spots around the island. Non-fishing partners welcome. Call 441-747-6911; e-mail jumpdembones@hotmail.com; or visit bermudabonefish.com.

Lone Star Charters
Want to fish? Then fish for tuna, wahoo, mahi-mahi and the big boys — marlin — with the exceptional team of Capt. Dean Jones and first mate Don Boys on board Lone Star, a 42-foot Bruno Stillman. The crew, which lives by the motto, “Sometimes you just gotta get tough,” are proven tournament winners, placing second in the 2004 Bermuda Big Game Classic. Capt. Jones is also Bermuda’s blue marlin record holder (1,352 pounds) and has caught 44 yellowfin tuna and 32 wahoo in one day, five blue marlin in one day and successfully tagged and released three blue marlin at the same time. Call 441-799-0122 or 441-296-0110; fax 441-296-0006; e-mail bdafish@northrock.bm; or visit lonestarfishingbermuda.com.

Mako Charters
Fish on Mako, a 56-foot Sunny Briggs built in 2009 for Capt. DeSilva. Fast and first-class blue marlin specialist. Bermuda record holder 1,352-pound blue marlin. Capt. Allen DeSilva and Co-Capt. Russell Young are both sons of Bermuda’s Marlin pioneers. Let us show you how good it can be! Call 441-295-0835 (office) or 441-505-8626 (boat cell); email makocharters@gmail.com; or visit FishBermuda.com.

Mattanza Sportfishing
Fish for Bermuda’s big blues aboard one of the island’s newest and fastest charter boats: Mattanza, a 2008 51-foot custom Carolina sport-fish. With a 30-knot cruise and all the amenities of home, you can fish Bermuda’s beautiful blue water in style. Capt. Brooks Rans has fished Bermuda and many of the world’s top big-game spots. Brooks captained the top release boat, second overall in the inaugural Big Game Classic. Our professional, courteous crew will go out of its way to make your day offshore a fun and memorable experience. Let us put you on her! Call 441-737-0265; e-mail info@fishmattanza.com or visit fishmattanza.com.

Mega Bucks
If you’re planning a trip to Bermuda, get hooked up on board Mega Bucks, a 43-foot Torres. Mega Bucks is fast, spacious and air-conditioned. We offer full, three-quarter and half-day trips for deep-sea fishing, including marlin, tuna, wahoo, dolphin and shark. We also run reef-fishing and night-fishing trips. For more information, contact Capt. Sinclair Lambe by calling 441-234-3081 or e-mailing megabuckscharters@gmail.com or visit megabucksfishing.com.

Fish with Willard Joe Kelly aboard Messaround, a 40-foot Downeast-style sport fisherman with the latest electronic and safety equipment. We offer half- and full-day charters out of St. George’s, just minutes from Bermuda’s best fishing grounds. Call 441-297-8093 (office) or 441-334-8953 (cell); e-mail joekelly@northrock.bm; or visit fishandfun.bm.

Outcast Inshore Fishing
Target bonefish, hogfish, jacks, bonita, snapper and barracuda on fly and light tackle from this 20-foot fully equipped inshore bay boat. Call 441-335-9850 or 441-238-5663; e-mail overproof@northrock.bm; or visit overprooffishing.com.

Overproof Charters
Capt. Peter Rans is a well-respected and accomplished charter captain. His boat, Overproof, is a 42-foot custom Carolina fishing machine. The boat is fast and comfortable. Overproof won second place in the 2008 Sea Horse Anglers Tournament and won the Bermuda Triangle Billfish Tournament in 2007. In the 2005 and 2003 Big Game Classics, Overproof won top Bermuda boat and third overall in the 2005 Big Game Classic with an 850-pound blue marlin. Call 441-238-5663 (home) or 441-335-9850 (cell); e-mail overproof@northrock.bm; or visit overprooffishing.com.

Paradise One
Paradise One is a fabulous 54-foot sport-fishing CAT that is luxurious, spacious, comfortable, very fast and fully equipped with the best fishing tackle and gear. Brothers Allan and Delvin Bean have fished Bermuda waters, as well as Florida and the Bahamas, for more than 25 years. They take great pride in all they do. You’ll never be dissatisfied! Call Delvin Bean at 441-735-6134 or Allan Bean at 441-734-9409; e-mail snikisus@yahoo.com; or visit paradiseonefishingcharters.com.

Playmate Charters
Go tuna fishing with Bermuda’s Tuna Specialists on the Playmate, a 43-foot custom-built sportsfisherman complete with large open flybridge, fully air-conditioned cabin and very spacious fishing cockpit. We are tuna fanatics! Come and join us for the best chunking action available. We support tag and release for all billfish and sharks and are the number one releasers of tuna in Bermuda. Many of our tags have been recovered around the world. providing valuable information to the stock management scientists. The Playmate has also guided clients to some 25 World Records to date! Contact Capt. Kevin Winter by calling 441-799-8862; e-mail playmate@logic.bm; or visit playmatefishing.com.

A Reel Addiction Charters
Discover Bermuda’s deep-sea action on Reel Addiction, one of Bermuda’s top sport-fishing boats. Whether trolling for wahoo, chumming for tuna or pitching to a blue marlin, Reel Addiction has what it takes to reel ’em in. There is no better way to experience the very best of Bermuda’s sport fishing than on Reel Addiction! Contact Capt. Curtis by calling 441-799-9927 or 441-799-9928; e-mail info@reeladdictionbermuda.com; or visit reeladdictionbermuda.com.

Reel Hot Charters
If you are fired up to catch big fish in Bermuda, book a day on board Reel Hot. Our 43-foot Torres was built specifically for fishing in Bermuda with a spacious fly-bridge, air-conditioned cabin and huge cockpit with three fighting chairs for when the action gets “reel hot!” Top-shelf tackle, the latest equipment and the newest techniques complete our package. Capt. Nick New has been fishing local waters for more than 25 years. Call 441-537-6040 (boat) or 441-297-2871; e-mail reelhot@ibl.bm; or visit reelhotcharterfishing.com for rates and photos.

is a 2008 47-foot Riviera SII built in Australia to a very high standard, including watertight bulkheads. Riviera yachts can be found all over the world and have a reputation for being a true offshore blue-water boat. She is equipped with twin 710-horsepower Caterpillar C12 diesels engines and a full complement of equipment, including a water maker, Furuno CH300 sonar and Raymarine electronics. There’s also all the comforts of home, including a Bose Lifestyle surround sound system and three flat-screen televisions. Call 441-334-9933; email anj@northrock.bm, or visit sanctuary.bm.

Shake Down Charters
“WE FIND ’EM; YOU WIND ’EM” is the motto on this fully equipped 35-foot Bruno charter boat, operated by Capt. David “Bounce” Barnes. For more information, write to us at 8 Clark’s Hill, St. David’s, Bermuda DD 01. You can also call 441-335-1779 (cell) or 441-297-3635 (home); e-mail shakedowncharter@hotmail.com; or visit shakedowncharters.com.

Tenacious Charters
Fish with Capt. Sloan aboard Tenacious, a 40-foot Luhrs with a flybridge. We use top-of-the-line Shimano gear and provide all tackle, bait and crew. We are fast and fully air-conditioned, with all the amenities for a comfortable day on the water. Our fee during the tournament is $1,400 per day, which includes pickup and drop-off at the weigh-in station. Charters available seven days a week. Call 441-735-9444 (home); e-mail atlanticspray@northrock.bm; or visit atlanticspraycharters.bm.

Wound Up
Bermuda’s most consistent boat the last few years, the Wound Up’s recent success includes first-place wins in the 2011 and 2009 Bermuda Billfish Blast, 2009 Blue Marlin World Cup and 2008 Bermuda Bacardi Tournament; second place at the 2009 Triple Crown; top local boat in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Bermuda Triple Crown; the heaviest blue marlin in both the 2009 and 2010 Triple Crown (865 and 858 pounds); and more than $740,000 in tournament prize money. We also weighed a 1,049-pound blue marlin and set the Bermuda wahoo record (51 in one day) in 2008. Expect high-quality service, a great work ethic and highest quality tackle aboard the Wound Up, a 37-foot duffy with Capt. James Robinson. Call 441-737-9985; email freshfish@northrock.bm; or visit woundupbermuda.com.

Ellen B
Capt. Michael Baxter
32-foot Shoreline
$800 daily rate, which includes beverages and bait/tackle
Home phone: 441-234-2963
Cell phone: 441-334-9722
Fax: 441-234-5958
E-mail: baxtersreef@northrock.bm

Lobster Reef
Sally Pace
42-foot Bruno
Deep-sea fishing
Home phone: 441-292-0518
Cell phone: 441-235-1130

Blake West
42-foot Double-Ender
Deep-sea and reef fishing
Home phone: 441-293-0813

Blue Chip
Capt. Eugene Barnes
42-foot Sport-Fisherman
$950 daily rate
Home phone: 441-297-8015
Cell phone: 441-335-1779
Cell phone: 441-799-4931