Fishes found in Antigua

Mahi Mahi

Coryphaena_hippurus

This fish is a pelagic species found in surface areas and is a great sport fish. It’s amazing to eat but its simply one of the most stunning to look at. Other names it is know by are Dorado or dolphinfish.

Marlin

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White Marlin – By dominic sherony 

Depending on the season this could be the white of blue species. Gets to a massive size well over 1000lbs and any typical fish is a big deal so these are sought after and add to the excitement and you never know…they are amazingly fast reaching speeds of up to 50mph a truly top trump.

Tuna

A variety of Tuna exist such as this one shown the yellowfin tuna.

Thunnus_albacares

A great fast speedy predator that makes a brilliant sport fish. Will give you a tremendous fight as they are so powerful and muscular. Chances are you have eaten a part of one. They are a species of fish that has been farmed successfully which is good news when global fish stocks are under pressure.

Wahoo

Acanthocybium_solandri

A long streamlined fish feeding most from March to October so always a chance of hitting your lure. It’s a very tasty fish as well often found on the Antigua Restaurant Menu.

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King Fish (King Mackerel)
Scomberomorus_cavalla

From 5lb to 90lb typically not found at the upper weight limit and thus isn’t the main sport fish target.

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What to catch when you visit Antigua
Type
Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Blue
Marlin
White
Marlin
Yellowfin
Tuna
Blackfin
Tuna
Wahoo
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Dolphin
Kingfish
* Feeding most