Deep sea fishing is a great way to relax and enjoy a quiet week end. Considered to be more a sport than a hobby, deep sea fishing can be the ultimate getaway for outdoorsy individuals looking for a recreational event taking in the deep ocean waters. If you are enamored with the sea and enjoy deep sea fishing, the Turks and Caicos islands make the perfect destination for both novice and seasoned anglers. Just make sure you familiarize yourself well with the governing rules, licensing restrictions and laws enforced in these Caribbean islands before heading out to your Turks and Caicos vacations. A fishing license will be required whether you are fishing in Provo or the Turks and Caicos islands.
The Turks/Caicos islands offer the perfect formula for deep sea fishing aficionados: pleasant weather, warm waters, and plenty of fish. Expect to catch here some of the most prized specimens of the snapper and grouper families including but not limited to: pot snapper, grey snapper, strawberry grouper and Nassau grouper. Fishing in Turks and Caicos is also considered to be one of the best locations for Blue Water fishing. Anglers interested in getting their hands on big fish trophies will be extremely satisfied when catching blue marlins. Many of these specimens have been known to reach up to 400 pounds! Fishing in Provo can be quite an adventure boasting a nice array of yellow fin and blackfin tuna.
Planning your Turks and Caicos vacations requires advanced planning. Hotels fill up quickly especially during peak season and you want to make sure you reserve a spot with your preferred fishing charter. There are several charter companies servicing the area offering a variety of fishing options. The beauty of fishing in the Turks and Caicos islands is the fact that deep waters can be reached just withing a fifteen minute boat ride away from the dock. Local experts agree that new moon or full moon nights yield the most fish so make sure you plan your Caribbean vacation accordingly!