Grand Bahama Island sunset with Palm Trees

Posted by: gaurikibler | May 5th, 2015

WEST END, Grand Bahama Island (May 5, 2015) –Old Bahama Bay is thrilled to be able to offer all new fishing and water sports activities, just in time for our busy summer boating season with the opening of two new operations: Fishing with Billy Black and West End Watersports.

The legendary sportfishing Captain Billy Black is now operating sportfishing charters out of Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour in conjunction with Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts.  Black is operating out of The Duchess, his 50-foot Hatteras which has just come out of the yard, having been fully updated and re-powered to offer exceptional comfort and safety.Old Bahama Bay is also an Official IGFA Weigh Station.  World record fish can be weighed and recorded right at the resort.

Sportfishing Charters with the Legendary Billy Black

Full Day Charter Rate for up to 6 people – $1,875
Half Day Charter Rate for up to 6 people – $1,125

(For these tours, guests must call 800-513-5257 to reserve or email sales@guyharveyoutpost.com,)

West End Watersports, who also now operates out of the Old Bahama Bay Resort, offers a huge array of water-based tours and activities.

Fishing options

  • Bonefishing
  • Reef Trolling
  • “On da Ocean” Bottom Fishing (hand line)
  • “In da Bay” Native Fishing (hand line)
  • Lionfish Spear Hunt Fishing (Sling/Pole)
  • Lobster Fishing (Sling/Pole)  (Seasonal August-March)
  • Native Fishing Adventure (learn the native way of harvesting conch, lobster, and fish)

Other activities:

  • Snorkel Adventures
  • Extreme Eco-Tour for Experienced Snorkelers
  • Banana Boat Rides
  • Sunset Bahama Mama Cruise

West End Watersports also works closely withWest End Ecology Tours, a local company that provides a true Bahamian ecology and fishing experience that is simple, pure, and natural. West End offers some of the best fishing, deserted cays, snorkeling and free-diving to enjoy. Tours include:

  • Stingray Feeding Eco-Tour
  • Bird Watching – Mangrove, South Coast or The Cays
  • Bottlenose/Spotted Dolphins – The Cays or Reefs (Seasonal May – August)
  • Sea Turtle Watch – The Cays (Seasonal March – October)

Old Bahama Bay is a member of the Guy Harvey Expedition Collection of resorts.  The resort is located in West End Village, approximately 25 miles west of the city of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island.  With its 73 rooms, 2 restaurants and 72 marina slips, Old Bahama Bay has a barefoot elegance ambiance with an out-island remote feel, but with the convenience of an international airport, an on-site private airport and major destination amenities.

These tours can all be booked from the Old Bahama Bay Activities Hut next to Teaser’s on the beach (with the exception of Billy Black tours), or you can make arrangements before you arrive through our reservations office at 888-983-6188 or email sales@oldbahamabay.com.   For more information visit www.oldbahamabay.com.

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