Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

All Photos by John Frazier Capt. Arthur Dean of Silver Deep fights the first bonefish of my trek to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

The bonefish of Providenciales really seem to like gotcha patterns - especially those tied with rubber legs coming out of the back.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Capt. Arthur Dean prepares to release a small bonefish back onto the flats.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Capt. Arthur Dean stands on his perch looking for mudding bonefish.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Shark fishing outside of the Provo cut.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Silver Deep isn't just a charter operation, they have a well stocked storefront that has everything a beach comber could ever want.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Paola Dean stands at the register inside of the Silver Deep storefront.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Capt. Arthur Dean prepares to take the platform to look for bonefish.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Capt. Arthur Dean with another small bonefish caught just before a torrential downpour.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

The view from the pool deck of Absolute Villa.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Capt. Arthur Dean at the helm of his Egg Harbor. In addition to bonefish, Arthur is also an expert offshore captain.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

AJ Dean trudges back to the skiff after making sure his bonefish was out of the mangroves and into open water.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

AJ Dean lets a good size bone run into open water.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

AJ winds down on a bonefish as his father, Arthur keeps the skiff in position.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Average size Providenciales bonefish
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

AJ Dean gets ready to turn loose another bonefish.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Bonefish just prior to release
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

AJ casts a small jig to a bonefish cruising the edge of the mangroves
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Capt. Arthur Dean fights a bonefish atop his platform.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

AJ Dean poses with a nice Provo bonefish
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Bonefish love flies but they will also fall for soft plastics.
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Father and son pose with two nice bonefish
Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

Turks and Caicos Bonefishing

The sunsets at Absolute Villa are nothing short of stunning.