In the second week of June, the Crawford family joined Capt. Herbie and First-Mate Bruno on the Born Free II for some wonderful bottom fishing and Bahamas snorkeling, and they did it all in four hours. This is a trip the Crawfords will not forget.
The wind was calm and the temperature in the low 80s, but the skies were overcast, with the sun ducking in and out of view. Still, the Crawfords’ didn’t let the clouds dampen their spirit of adventure and sportsmanship. They had fun, and along the way, they filled the Born Free II with fish. This is how to do it.
They chose to spend their time fishing the extravagantly beautiful reefs around Rose Island, a thin, seven-mile strip of dark green tropical foliage lined with the whitest, softest sand and set between the turquoise blue of shallow seas and the deep blue of deeper waters. Rose Island is only three miles east of Nassau Harbour, but it feels as if you are in another place and time. It was the perfect place for the Crawfords.
Bruno baited the smaller lines and soon the Crawfords landed five barracuda and over a dozen bottom fish of every size, shape, and color. Then it was time for some snorkeling in the crystal clear waters just inside the cove on the north side of the island. The cove features a number of large coral heads that are beautiful for their almost infinite textures, shapes, and colors, but are made even more beautiful by the millions of fish that make the corals their home. Few things are better in life than floating over a living coral reef as clear as an aquarium and watching as the fish play out their lives in paradise.
We are honored that the Crawfords chose Born Free Fishing Charters and Capt. Herbie to complete their Paradise Island vacation, and we look forward to serving them and other families in the near future. You just won’t find better Bahamas snorkeling than with Born Free Fishing Charters.
- Date 11 June 2014
- Fleet Born Free II
- Location Nassau, Bahamas
Few things make even an experienced captain’s heart pump faster than a white marlin.
Well, the fish are hitting even when the weather does not cooperate. We had