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SPORT

FISHING

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Walker's Cay is a hotspot for both inshore and offshore fishing. Those in search of an unforgettable sport fishing experience need to look no further than Walker's Cay

TOURNAMENTS

 
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Walker's Cay Invitational

This all-charity event is invite only

to custom inboard boat teams -
32' or larger.

MAY

26 - 29

2021

 

FISHING REGULATIONS

FISHING PERMITS

When arriving by boat, and clearing customs, the vessel will receive a Cruising Permit, which includes a fishing permit for each person listed on the clearance manifest. Keep your permit documents on the vessel at all times.

FISHING REGULATIONS

At Walker's Cay, we take fishing regulations seriously. We are committed to conservation and making sure that the fishing regulations of the Bahamas are followed. Please do not throw any trash in the water!

BAG LIMITS

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LOBSTER

No more than 10 tails at any given time. Annual closed season is April 1 to July 31. Minimum size limits are 3-3/8 inch carapace length or six inches tail length. Egg -bearing female crawfish are protected.

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CONCH

Limit at any given time is no more than 6 per vessel. Harvesting and possession of conch without a well formed lip is prohibited.

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WAHOO/DOLPHIN/
KINGFISH/TUNA

Migratory species shall not exceed 18 fish per vessel at any time.

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STONE CRABS

The minimum harvestable claw is four inches. Harvesting of females is prohibited. The season is closed from June 1 to October 15.

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DEMERSAL SPECIES
(grouper, snappers, etc.)

No more than 60 pounds or 20 scale fish.

SPEARFISHING

In the Bahamas, you are not allowed to use scuba gear or an air compressor to harvest fish, conch, crawfish or other marine animals. 

A Hawaiian sling is the only approved spearfishing device in the Bahamas. 

Spearing or taking marine animals by any means is prohibited within national sea parks. 

On a final note: If you see a lionfish, please shoot it!