What to bring Bonefishing in the Bahamas

Andros Island has very limited access to things you might need. To help you prepare we have created a checklist. Click the link below to download the checklist in either PDF or as a printer friendly web page. If you have any questions or special request please contact us anytime. [email protected]

Climate
Temperatures generally range from the low 70s up to the mid-90s (20° to 35°C). See current weather forecast.

WHAT TO BRING (View PDF)

REQUIRED

  • PASSPORT
  • COPY OF PASSPORT
  • IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS (DESTINATION, EMERGENCY, ETC…)
  • ITINERARY
  • WALLET/CASH/TRAVELORS CHECKS
  • TICKETS

GEAR

  • FLY RODS (8 OR 9 WT)
  • FLY REELS/SPOOLS
  • EXTRA FLY LINE (WF9F OR WF8F)/BACKING (WITH 200+ YARDS BACKING)
  • EXTRA LEADERS (QTY: 3 EACH, #0 AND #1)/TIPPET (QTY: 2, 0X/1X/2X)
  • FLIES (WE SELL FLIES AT AIBC, #1/#2 GOTCHA FLIES)
  • FLY BOXES
  • NEOPRENE REEL PROTECTORS
  • REEL LUBRICANT
  • HEMOSTATS/PLIERS
  • SNIPS
  • POLARIZED SUNGLASSES (2 PAIR, POLARIZED, BROWN SHADED)
  • CROAKIES FOR SUNGLASSES
  • HOOK SHARPENER
  • SNIPS
  • LIP BALM (20+SPF, WATERPROOF)
  • SUNSCREEN (20+SPF, WATERPROOF)
  • FLY LINE DRESSING
  • DIGITAL/VIDEO CAMERA BATTERIES (OPTIONAL)
  • BOAT BAG (WATER RESISTANT)
  • CHEST PACK (OPTIONAL)
  • FLY TYING KIT (OPTIONAL)
  • TAPE/GLUE (OPTIONAL)
  • SPINNING ROD/REEL (OPTIONAL)
  • CASTING JIGS/FLIES (OPTIONAL)
  • EXTRA SPINNING SPOOLS (OPTIONAL)
  • LEADER STRETCHER (OPTIONAL)

CLOTHING

  • WADING BOOTS
  • WADING SOCKS
  • LONG/CONVERTIBLE PANTS
  • RAIN GEAR
  • SHORTS
  • LONG/SHORT SLEEVE SHIRTS
  • LIGHT JACKET
  • SOCKS
  • UNDERWEAR
  • TENNIS SHOES/SANDALS
  • TOILETRIES
  • LOTION
  • BUG REPELANT (100% DEET RECOMMENDED)
  • ASPIRIN OR ADVIL
  • ANTI-DIARRHEA
  • BOOK/MAGAZINES
  • SNORKEL/GOGGLES/FINS (OPTIONAL)
  • GLOVES (OPTIONAL)
  • SWIMSUIT (OPTIONAL)
  • FIRST AID (OPTIONAL)

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD CHECKLIST (PDF)

 

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