Suitable for up to 12 anglers, this plantation-style lodge is situated fronting the Atlantic. Bairs Lodge is complete with all paradise essentials; white sand beach, palm trees, beach fire pit and access to your flats skiff just steps from your room. Tidal creeks abound on this section of Andros; they provide water pathways to access the famous west side of the island, they offer protection from winds and create fertile bait rich environments that bonefish love. Some of Andros’ longest-tenured guides work here, making a day on the water productive and an enjoyable learning experience.
The bulk of fishing here is done from the bow of 16’ flats skiffs, with occasional opportunities to wade hard white-sand bottoms. Fish average close to 4 pounds and many fish over 10 are landed every month of the season. Andros is Andros after all, so expect to find big bonefish on your visit.
Nicely appointed waterfront rooms feature air-conditioning, ceiling fans, en-suite bathrooms and plenty of room to store all your fishing gear and clothes. Cuisine is decidedly gourmet; lobster, fresh conch, locally caught fish, and fresh fruits and vegetables are the norm.
8-weight outfits with floating lines are the norm, while 9-weights provide additional backbone for bigger fish and the occasional permit or barracuda opportunity. Basic bonefish patterns like the Gotcha and Spawning Shrimp are great, w/ tippets and leaders tapered to 12 lbs. Rentals are available.
Getting there-Fly commercially to Nassau via several U.S. gateways. Daily commercial service from Nassau to the Congo Town airport is provided by several domestic carriers. Flights must arrive into Congo Town during daylight hours. The lodge is just a 15 minute drive from the airport. Flying via private charter out of Ft. Lauderdale can often provide additional fishing time. Please call us for a quote.
You must possess a passport valid for 6 months after the last day of your trip. No visa is required for U.S. citizens.
Non-fishing activities are very limited.
Fall 2019-Spring 2020
7 nights/6 days: $6,780.00
6 nights/5 days: $6,355.00
5 nights/4 days: $5,720.00
4 nights/3 days: $4,765.00
3 nights/2 days: $3,810.00
Rates are based on double occupancy/shared guide.
Contact us for solo/private boat rates.
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The devastation on Grand Bahama and Abaco is extensive, and the Bahamian lodges, staff, and guides need our help desperately and immediately. There are a number of ways to give. Frontiers recommends donating to the Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery Fund initiated by Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and the Bahamas National Trust. They have established a fund to benefit fishing guides, lodge staff and ...
Our thoughts are with our fishing friends in the Bahamas who are dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. As you know from the news, the damage to Abaco and Grand Bahama is extremely significant, and we are waiting for more accurate, up-to-date reports from the lodges we represent. Restoration and recovery will need generous support from all of us who love the flats. A number of clients have already contacted us about making ...