22 Hour: Offshore Overnight Tuna Trips

22 Hour: Offshore Overnight Tuna Trips

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Duration:

  • 22 Hours
  • 6pm - 4pm the following day

Rates
$375 Per Person (Sleep in common areas (Bring Sleeping Bag/Pillow)• Option to add bunk $15-Bunks are Limited so reserve early

Rod Rental Penn 6/0 = $30

Shimano TLD 50 = $40

About:
The trip offshore is about 4.5 to 5 hours to the offshore areas and canyons at the edge of the continental shelf. We catch Yellowfin, Albacore and Bigeye tuna as well as Mahi-Mahi. Occasionally we catch: swordfish, White Marlin and Mako Sharks. Tuna range in size from 20 to over 300-lbs, and swordfish as large as 425 LBS have been landed.

More Information:

  • Guest may start boarding up to 1 hour before the departure time
  • Big Jamaica has a limited snack bar: chips, sodas, water, microwavable food, and NA drinks
  • Guest can use our microwave
  • No nautical GPS/Tracking. These Devices are prohibited.

Included:
Bait – Sardines and Butterfish (provided)

What to Bring:

  • You may bring a cooler, snacks, beverages of your choice. No Bottles, Cans only. NO hard alcohol permitted. Beer: no more than 1 six-pack per adult
  • Ice is not provided and is available at the dock and tackle shop
  • protection from the weather (sunscreen, hats, sunglasses)
  • Rod & Reel rentals are available for additional charges ($30 Standard Rod and $15 Mahi Spinner Rod)

NOTE: Braided LINE is not permitted for bait fishing on Tuna Trips. If there is braided line you must have at least 200 yards of Mono Top-Shot. Braided line may be used for jigging only, as long as you are not interfering with the chunking lines. (Captains decision is final). If you want to catch live bait it is recommended to bring a light spin outfit and squid jigs.

Recommended Fishing Tackle:

Tuna Rods and Reels:
One stand-up type tuna rod with a Penn 6/0 or 2-speed 30 or 50 conventional reel (60 to 80-lb. test monofilament line), plus one 7-foot tuna jigging rod with Penn 4/0 or equivalent reel (60-lb test monofilament or 65 to 80-lb test braided line)

Tuna Tackle:
50, 60 and 80-lb test leader material, barrel swivels (provided), 5/0 to 8/0 chunking or circle hooks (7/0 chunking hooks provided), 6 to 8-oz hammer finish diamond jigs, 1 to 8-oz egg sinkers, 8 to 16-oz bank sinkers, rubber bands.

Mahi Rods and Reels:
One light to medium spinning rod (20-25lb test monofilament or 30-50lb braided line) for Mahi

Mahi Tackle:
1/0 to 4/0 hooks, and assorted small lures and jigs

Squid & Bait Rods and Reels:
One light spinning rod and reel for squid and bait fishing (12 to 15-lb monofilament) Squid & Bait Tackle – Squid jigs and sabiki-style bait catcher rigs.

Please remember to bring cash for tip (not included in fare price) and concessions, as there is no ATM on the boat or in the Basin. Parking is Free

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS- PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU CAR IS LOCKED AND ALL BELONGINGS COME OFF THE BOAT

BOOKING ONLINE: 4% credit card fee- SEND CHECK OR MONEY NO FEE- PAY IN HOUSE 4% credit card fee (NO AMEX in house)