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Re: Retirees welcome?

May 13, 2017 10:07AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 716

STX is the only Virgin Island technically surrounded entirely by the Caribbean Sea.
Charter, or get a boat, and less than a mile out of Christiansted Harbour your in 6000' to 12000' of water. Mahi, Wahoo, ect, just waiting for a baited hook.

Re: Retirees welcome?

May 17, 2017 02:12PM

Registered: 1 year ago
Posts: 95

RE: Fishing.

I'm glad to hear that "surf casting" and onshore fishing is somewhat productive. I have large surfcasting rods & reels that I have used up in NY, NJ and Cape Cod. I'm sure I'll get acclimated and check out the local shops for advice on bait & tackle. Thanks!

Re: Retirees welcome?

May 17, 2017 05:14PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,966

Think you might find fishing slightly different here.
Especially if planning on doing it from shore.
Our islands are fished out unless you know where to go, what to do.
Surf casting won't result in dinner unless you can find a good spot for Snook on flats and you're fishing for the enjoyment of catch and release.
Off shore is a different story but it'll cost you.

Re: Retirees welcome?

May 17, 2017 09:06PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 2,069

Get SCUBA certified and go get as much Lionfish as you want from shore dives. You'll need a buddy. Just make sure you learn how to prepare it properly so you don't kill yourself.

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