Long Island Bonefishing Lodge was designed and built to meet the needs of the traveling fisherman and is ideally located at the waters edge on Deadman’s Cay. The main building was built utilizing an open concept to highlight the combination of the main dining area, bar and lounge. Off the lounge is a gorgeous deck perched over the water where a beer at the end of the day tastes just that much better
The Long Island Bonefishing Lodge specializes in “assisted” DIY walk and wade fishing. The idea is to provide the fisherman with a true long walk and wade bonefish “hunting” experience with the guide offering advice and transportation to and from productive bonefishing flats. It is this “assisted” DIY walk and wade fishing adventure that we are trying to promote and want to become known for.
The format of an “assisted” day consists of a guide picking up the guests at the lodge dock and transporting them by boat (3 – 10 minute ride) to a particular flat or set of flats where the guide will first instruct the fisherman on how to fish a particular flat, how the tides will influence the fishing during the day and what flies and strategies to use.The guide will remain on View more... the flats at all times and the fisherman will have walkie talkies so they can be in contact with the boat at all times and if necessary the guide will move the fisherman to another flat if they are not experiencing success.
Long Island bonefishing flats consist of mostly hard sand bottom spotted with turtle grass. At least 70% of Long Island bonefishing flats are wadable flats making it an ideal ‘ assisted’ DIY destination.
Bonefish will be the primary targeted species in mostly shallow (less than 30 inches) water with the occasional deeper drop off. On average the bonefish are 3-6 pounds with “papa” going up to eight pounds. Typical fly patterns work with size #4 and #6 being standard.
Other species encountered are barracuda, snapper, sharks and rays.
The links below feature some of the flats experience by previous fishermen that visited Long Island Bonefishing Lodge.
Long Island Bonefishing Lodge was designed and built to meet the needs of the traveling fisherman and is ideally located at the waters edge on Deadman’s Cay. The main building was built utilizing an open concept to highlight the combination of the main dining area, bar and lounge. Off the lounge is a gorgeous deck perched over the water where a beer at the end of the day tastes just that much better.
The accommodations consist of two duplex style cottages with each side furnished for two fishermen. The rooms are comfortably furnished with two queen size beds, closet space and one bathroom. There are decks off each cottage over looking the water with ample room to store all your gear.
Long Island Bonefishing Lodge provides three meals per day including dinner.
The c View more...offee is on at 6:30 each morning, a typical American breakfast starts at 7:00 with the boats normally leaving the dock by 8:00 a.m.
Lunch consists of made to order sandwiches with snacks and drinks that are waiting for you when you meet up with the boat each day at noon.
Dinners are a choice of (2 -3) items normally, seafood, chicken or beef with a local Bahamian flare.
An appetizer is prepared around 4:30 each afternoon as you come in from a days fishing to sit around the bar and tell about the one that didn’t get away.
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