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Undiscovered Fishing Waters

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Located on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, the waters of Punta Cana are undiscovered fishing territory, and brimming with hungry marlin. You can go fly fishing on the sandy coast, but deep sea fishing is the way to bring home the largest catch. Local fishermen suggest using ballyhoo or plastic lures to hook yellow fin tuna, blue marlin, and dorado, but if you don’t want to put up a long fight, smaller bait will attract barracudas and wahoo. Although some people have had luck on tiny boats manned by yahoos, the waters tend to get very rough and it is better to spend the day with professionals on a boat that is at least 33 feet. High season for marlin is in summer, but there is rarely a day when a fish isn’t caught.

Written by  Tara Fuller.

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im going to dom rep peuto plata late sept would like to know places to go beach fishing tackle best baits etc big or small

fishing in dominican republic

going on holiday to bahia maimon, and would like to know about beach/jetty fishing, ie... baits, rods, lures and what type of fish i'm likely to catch..?

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Hi how did you get on fishing? I am going in Feb 10 and would welcome any advice for beach fishing fly fishing and fresh water, not really into deep sea.

Many Thanks hope you can help

What was the hotel like?

where to fish

im going to uvero alto march 2010 and chance of beach fishing there not fussed what i catch big or small but cant afford bi game fishing

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