FISHING

FISHING

FISHING IN THE
CAYMAN ISLANDS

In Cayman, fishing is often called the unofficial national sport. Prized game like Blue Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi and Barracuda are caught year round. Fishermen have the option of different sites and styles with reef fishing, fly fishing, deep sea fishing and more. Charter a ship and learn from local captains about Bonefish, Tarpon, and Permit, or attend one of the local tournaments during the year, hosted by the Angling Club or Rotary Club. The top events are the Cayman Islands International Fishing Tournament and the Barcadere Classic.

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Your Questions Answered

Is fishing allowed from the shore?

If you’re a visitor, catch and release fishing from shore is allowed. Unless you are a resident, you may not permanently remove any marine life from the water.

What is the weather like?

Our rainy season is from May to October and our dry season is from November to April. This doesn’t mean it rains constantly or rarely during these respective times. The names of the seasons simply reflect the trends in our region. It’s common in summer to have brief showers in the afternoon and occasional rain in the mornings. Rainfall tends to be higher in the western parts of our islands.