If you’re a fisherman at heart, sport fishing off St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands should be at the top of your bucket list! Because of the water temperature, there’s a huge variety of fish here. Marlin, Mahi-mahi, Wahoo, tuna, Kingfish, Yellowtail and Barracuda fill these waters, depending on the time of year. This area is famous for numerous world record catches that didn’t get away!
Fishing charters from St. John include inshore, offshore and marlin trips. Most operators offer trips lasting: ½ day (4 hours, typically between 8am and noon, or 1pm and 5pm); ¾ of a day (6 hours); full day (8 hours); and Marlin trips (10 hours, usually 7:30am to dusk). Short trips are generally inshore fishing only. Boat capacity of 4 to 6 passengers is common. Rates for fishing charters varies depending on length of trip, size of boat, inclusion of fuel in the rate versus fuel being a surcharge, and differences in services and equipment provided. Fishing charters generally have the details of their trips listed on their websites, and can provide the information by email or telephone upon request. Explore your options; book a fishing trip and a have a great time