As far as fun goes, the Wahoo is one of the most enjoyable, sought-after fish in the Bahamas. Almost as fun to pronounce as it is to catch, this fish is a lightning-fast speed demon determined to evade your lure.
The popular Grouper is named for the word “garoupa”, meaning fish in Portuguese. There are over 450 species of Groupers, including those commonly found in the Bahamas, the Black, Nassau, Tiger and Strawberry varieties. This fish of the Serranidae family, has a stout body and long mouth.
The Red Snapper is a type of fish that is ordinarily found on the Atlantic Coast of both North America and South America. The farthest north that they are usually found are off the coasts of the Carolinas.
Tarpon are an ancient species of fish that have been cruising the earth’s waters for more than 125 million years. They are a well-known game species, famous for their strength, resiliency, and acrobatics. Generally considered a catch-and-release species, this fish has little food value. Peak season in the Bahamas runs from April through July.