Inshore Offshore Long Range Charter Fishing in St Thomas USVI

Frequently Asked Questions

I want to fish for a specific species. Is that possible?

Of course, but success is sometimes dependent upon the time of year, location, and water conditions. Capt. Alvin will make every effort to fulfill your request.

What kind of fishing tackle is supplied on the trip? Can I bring my own rod and reel?

Capt. Alvin is equipped with the industry’s top-of-the-line rods, reels and tackle. We offer heavy and medium trolling/spinning combos as well as light spinning combos for inshore fishing

You can certainly fish with your own gear, or use it in combination with our own supplied tackle. All ice, bait and tackle are included with your trip.

Do I need a fishing license in St. Thomas?

No you do not

Can I get my fish mounted?

Upon request, Capt. Alvin can arrange to have your catch mounted through associate taxidermists

Is there a “No Fish – No Pay” policy?

No, however Capt. Alvin’s local expertise and consistent tournament wins will help assure your success

If I lose a lure or break a rod, will I be charged?

No, we understand accidents happen

What time do charters leave? Can they leave earlier?

Standard departure time is 8am. Earlier departures can be arranged upon request. Our charters are fully customizable

Can I make my reservation without making a deposit?

No. All charters require a reservation deposit. When we receive your deposit, we will send your reservation confirmation by email, and the balance due must be paid upon arrival

Is it possible to extend our fishing time during the trip?

Yes, check with Capt. Alvin for any conflicts of schedule. The rate for operation of vessel and Captain is $100 per additional hour

How many people can come on the trip?

Six people maximum

What if the extra people in my party don’t fish, do they still have to pay or can more than six people come if they are not fishing?

We are limited to the number of people allowed on the vessel and the Coast Guard does not discriminate who is fishing and who is not

What type of clothing should I bring?

Capt. Alvin recommends covering up as much as the weather will allow. Hats, polarized sunglasses and sunscreen are a must for fishing in the Caribbean

Can we keep our catch and will Capt. Alvin clean our fish for us?

Yes, you may keep your catch and Capt. Alvin will be happy to clean a reasonable amount of fish for your dinner. However, any large amounts of fish that the customers would like to keep are their responsibility and can be purchased at current, commercial rates

Will there be a mate on the boat?

No, there is not a mate on the boat and that is part of the unique experience of fishing with Capt. Alvin. You will fish together as a team one-on-one in a hands-on, personalized environment

For information and reservations:

Capt. John (Day Time)
774-955-4122
Capt. Alvin (Night Time)
340-626-4220