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Andros South Lodge – Bahamas

Location: Kemp’s Bay, southeastern shore of Andros Island. 20 minute drive from Congo Town.

Fishery: With expansive oceanside flats, Andros is home to some of the biggest bonefish in the world. Remote, unpressured cays also provide incredible sightfishing for bonefish. The skilled guides are able to put you in position for success regardless of skill level with areas that are sheltered regardless of wind direction. From turtlegrass flats to white sand and mangrove lined creeks, Andros South offers a variety of exciting bonefish action with fish in every size range.

Accomodations: Andros South is a simplistic, laid-back bonefish lodge focused on fishing and island lifestyle. No day spas. Meals consist of fresh local cuisine including lobster, fish and chicken. Rooms are clean and simple with AC and their own bathroom.

Andros South Lodge

Fishing Program:

  • 6:30 AM American-style breakfast and lunch prep for the day
  • 7:30 AM Vans depart for dock
  • 8:00 AM Boats leave dock (2 anglers and a guide per skiff)
  • 4:30 PM Boats return to dock (anglers can request longer fishing days prior to launch)
  • 6:30 PM Dinner

Sample Itinerary:

  • Day 1 Arrive Congo Town, South Andros (COX) in the afternoon. To get to Congo Town, you will need to make travel arrangements through direct-flight charter service via Ft. Lauderdale, or by flying commercial via Nassau, Bahamas. Once arrived, you’ll be met by a lodge representative who will drive you to your accommodations (20 minutes).
  • Day 2-6 Full days guided fishing on the flats of Andros.
  • Day 7 Depart the lodge after breakfast to Congo Town, to catch flights home. A lodge representative will drive you to the airport according to your flight schedule.

Rates:
Per person based on single occupancy and shared guiding:
At time of writing, subject to change

October-January
7 night/6 day package: $5,250 plus tax
6 night/5 day package: $4,850 plus tax
5 night/4 day package: $4,350 plus tax
4 night/3 day package: $3,750 plus tax
3 night/2 day package: $3,050 plus tax

February-May
7 night/6 day package: $6,350 plus tax
6 night/5 day package: $5,850 plus tax
5 night/4 day package: $5,150 plus tax
4 night/3 day package: $4,350 plus tax
3 night/2 day package: $3,400 plus tax

Included: Accommodations and meals at the lodge, beer/wine/hard alcohol, transfers between Congo Town airport and the lodge, all ground transportation on South Andros, guided fishing, a selection of flies and/or terminal tackle, Bahamas VAT tax.

Not Included: Airfare to/from Congo Town (South Andros Airport), clothing, staff and guide gratuities.

Season: October – June

Capacity: 12 anglers

All arrangements are handled by our trusty friends at Fly Water Travel.

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Bonefish Flies

  •   Features

    • Stiffness of calf tail allows the sili legs to flow in the current
    • Extremely effective on bonefish in the Bahamas and Mexico
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    • Excellent bonefish pattern around the globe, especially the Bahamas and Caribbean
    • Bunny fur wing pulses in current even when the fly isn’t stripped
    • Clear legs with silver flake give bonefish an attractive glimmer to key in on
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  •   Features

    • Great on Caribbean Bonefish
    • Tied on a Tiemco 811S
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  •   Features

    • Great on Bahamian and Caribbean Bonefish
    • Meant for deeper fish
    • Tied on a Tiemco 811S with Lead Eyes
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  •   Features

    • Great for Bonefish everywhere
    • Tough, durable & shrimpy looking fly
    • Tied on a Gamakatsu SL11-3H with a prong style weedguard
    • BC stands for Bead Chain
    • Approx. 1.75″ long
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  •   Features

    • Great crab pattern for Bonefish, Permit and Redfish
    • Tied on a Gamakatsu SC15
    • All have weedguards
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    • Great for Bonefish everywhere
    • Tough, durable & shrimpy looking fly
    • Tied with a prong style weedguard
    • BC stands for Bead Chain eyes
    • #2 approx. 2.50″ long; #1/0 approx. 3″ long
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  •   Features

    • Classic Bonefish fly that works everywhere
    • Larger the fly the heavier it is
    • Tied on a Tiemco 811S
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    • Classic Bonefish fly that works everywhere
    • Bead Chain Eyes work best in shallow water
    • Tied on a Tiemco 811S
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  •   Features

    • Works well on Bonefish and Permit
    • Tied with Lead Eyes with a single mono weedguard
    • Tied on a Tiemco 811S
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  • Beck’s Sili Legs – #6 Chartreuse, #4 Chartreuse
  • Gotcha – #6, #4, #2
  • Bunny Gotcha – #6 Tan/Pink
  • Mantis Shrimp – #6, #4, #2
  • Bonefish Scampi – #6 Bead Chain Pink, #4 Lead Eye Pink
  • EP Bahamas Shrimp – #6 Pink
  • EP Spawning Shrimp – #6 BC Tan, #4 BC Tan, #4 Tan
  • Bone Appetite – #4 Tan, #2 Tan, #4 Pink, #2 Pink
  • EP Crab – #8 Golden Sand
  • Sandy’s Cracked Crab – #4

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Save 10% vs Getting Each Fly and the Box Individually

Andros Bonefish Box - Sm Original price was: $159.94.Current price is: $145.49. 3 available
Andros Bonefish Box - Lg Original price was: $264.99.Current price is: $238.49. 2 available

Barracuda Flies

  • Features

    • Perfect for catching big Baracuda.
    • Epoxy head.
    • Durable inner wire.
    • Stinger hook added.
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    • Made of a durable mesh tubing that has flex in the water and is easy to cast
    • Fly is 8″ long and comes with pre-rigged with a 9″ wire bite tippet
    • Super effective barracuda tube fly
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  • Ka-Cudda – 2/0
  • J-Rae Cuda Killer – 2/0 Chartreuse
  • Cuda Snack – 3/0 Chartreuse

Fly Rods

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    • Boosted control in less-than-ideal situations.
    • Advanced loop stability due to micro baffling.
    • Extremely durable rod known for its rugged construction.
    • 15% Lighter, faster and stronger then the previous NRX.
    • Refined from the previous NRX series of rods.
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  • Scott Sector Fly Rod Video & Review

    Features

    • Guides are PVD coated in a low reflective coating for even greater durability and stealth.
    • Scott’s all new Carbon Web technology improves torsional stability.
    • Reel seat milled from aircraft grade aluminum.
    • CeRecoil stripping guides with nickel titanium frames and super slick Zirconia inserts.
    • Unmatched reliability for easily duplicated performance on the water.
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  • Fast-action 9′ 8 weight for bonefish
  • Fast-action 9′ 9 or 10 weight for barracuda if you wish to target some of the big ‘cudas in Andros

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Reels

  •   Features

    • Designed to balance perfectly with lighter rods
    • Zero start-up inertia and precise low-end control protects light tippets
    • Lighter version of the sealed and maintenance-free carbon and stainless steel disc drag
    • Adjusts from zero to full drag in a single drag knob rotation
    • 30% lighter and 30% narrower than Mirage
    • Strong, yet lightweight, 6061 T6 aluminum, type II anodizing
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  • Why we love Tibors

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    • New Frost finishes utilize Tibor’s Certified Mil-A-8625 Type II Anodizing with fewer polishing steps for a less reflective surface with the same durability
    • Made from solid aluminum bar stock
    • Lightweight to balance with modern fly rods and reduce casting fatigue
    • Triple outgoing line signals, easily removable for silent operation
    • World famous Tibor drag system
    • Made and assembled in the USA
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  • Durable 8 weight size reel with smooth drag system and at least 150 yds of #20 backing
  • Durable 9 or 10 weight size reel with smooth drag system and at least 200 yds of #20 or #30 backing for barracudas if you wish

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Fly Lines

  •   Features

    • 16 strand braided monofilament core stays stiff in tropical heat
    • Welded loops on TT8F-TT9F
    • J3 coating for better shooting, higher floating, water repelling, and durability
    • Sand color shooting head blends into Tropical Blue running line to indicate optimal casting length
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  •   Features

    • Features the revolutionary AST Plus slickness additive for superior shooting ability and increased durability
    • The perfect line for bonefish, tarpon, and permit on the flats; also great for snook, redfish, and sea trout
    • Overweighted by .75 sizes to load rods quickly; use designated line weight for your rod
    • Short, powerful head turns over long leaders with heavy flies
    • Tropi-Core technology remains stiff and slick in tropical environments
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  • Weight forward tropical floating WF8F fly line, that loads easy, punches into the wind and can be presented softly. For bonefish.
  • Weight forward tropical floating WF9F or WF10F fly line, that punches into the wind and carries big flies. For barracuda.

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Bonefish Leaders & Tippet

  •   Features

    • Medium-stiff material for turning over larger flies
    • Easy knotting, high strength leader
    • Hand tied perfection loop in the butt for quick rigging
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    • 100% fluorocarbon
    • Excellent abrasion resistance
    • Medium stiff
    • 8 lb – 12 lb 30 yd spool, 16 lb – 20 lb 25 yd spool, 25 lb – 50 lb 20 yd spool, 60 lb – 100 lb 15 yd spool
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    • Medium-stiff material with great knot strength
    • Easy casting taper design that casts typical saltwater flies
    • Maximum strength and abrasion resistance
    • Hand tied perfection loop in the butt for quick rigging
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  • RIO Saltwater Leader – 16 lb
  • RIO Bonefish Leader – 12 lb
  • RIO Fluoroflex Saltwater Tippet – 12 lb, 16 lb

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Barracuda Leaders & Tippet

  •   Features

    • Tough multi stand wire for bite tippets.
    • Flexible for knot tying.
    • 15Ft or 50Ft Guide spools available.
    • Perfect for shark, barracuda, bluefish, muskie, kingfish and more.
    • Softer wire for better turnover on leaders.
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  •   Features

    • Medium-stiff material with great knot strength
    • Easy casting taper design that casts typical saltwater flies
    • Maximum strength and abrasion resistance
    • Hand tied perfection loop in the butt for quick rigging
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    • Ideal for toothy fish such as barracuda, bluefish, and pike
    • Bronze – a supple, easy to knot, nylon coated braided wire
    • Silver – a nylon coated single strand steel wire with snap link
    • Medium stiff nylon leader that tapers down to 16 lb
    • Pre-looped for easy rigging
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  • RIO Saltwater Leader – 20 lb
  • RIO Toothy Critter Leader – 20 lb (bronze or silver)
  • RIO Powerflex Wire Bite Tippet – 20 lb

Fishing Apparel

  •   Features

    • Ultralight nylon/polyester blend dries in a flash and has 30-UPF sun protection
    • Mechanical stretch in the fabric allows for greater comfort when casting
    • 2.25-oz 52% nylon/48% polyester with mechanical stretch and 30-UPF sun protection
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  •   Features

    • Elastic back for comfort and great fit
    • Two back pockets one zipper closed; two front slash pockets with mesh drainage
    • Double layer fabric on front of leg for durability and protection; drop in utility pocket on right thigh
    • 50+ UPF sun protection
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  •   Features

    • Hood is designed to be worn over a baseball cap
    • Vertical zip closure on front pocket
    • Sculpted cuff with thumb holes for sun protection
    • 100% polyester double knit with 50+ UPF sun protection
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  •   Features

    • Lightweight, UPF50 sun glove with improved coverage & fit
    • Synthetic overlay on the index finger for stripping durability
    • Half finger style with extended coverage on index/middle fingers, long length to cover the wrists & pairing snaps for storage
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  •   Features

    • Quick-dry, breathable stretch fabric with laser cut breathing holes
    • Coolcore technology – up to 30% lower surface tempature when wet
    • Longer cape for better sun coverage at neckline
    • Tall enough to fit over back of fishing cap
    • One size fits most
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  •   Features

    • UPF 30
    • Durable and lightweight with COR3™ and Cool Control™ technology – perfect for warm weather fishing
    • Zip-secure back pocket and slash hand pockets with an internal cell phone pocket
    • Partial elastic, brushed tricot lined waistband for adjustability, comfort and moisture management
    • Crotch gusset for comfort and ease of movement
    • Inseam 30”
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  •   Features

    • Easy on/easy off saltwater wet wading shoe with gusseted zipper opening & YKK® locking corrosion-resistant zipper
    • Durable vulcanized rubber outsole & molded EVA sockliner & full length Bi-Fit™ lasting board for puncture resistance
    • Designed to be worn barefoot or with a light liner sock; order straight shoe size or nearest whole size up
    • Men’s whole sizes: 8 – 14, Width: EE
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  • Sun protection is critical. Lightweight, quick-drying technical fishing apparel with built-in UPF protection is best.
  • Simms Zipit II booties are perfect for wading sessions.

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