The Best Place On Earth for Fishing
Fly fishing on Andros is world renowned and there is no better place to experience the excitement of flats fishing than at Stafford Creek Lodge.
World Class Experience
Watch the dolphins swimming up the creek in the early mornings and spend a relaxing evening fishing from the Lodge’s private dock.
Andros is a 2,300 square mile island known not only for its world class bone fishing, but also for the many species of flora and fauna.
Welcome to Stafford Creek Lodge, located on beautiful Andros Island in The Bahamas. You will find our secluded lodge in a picturesque paradise, nestled among the native flora and hugging the banks of the tranquil, clear waters of Stafford Creek. Stafford Creek Lodge is an extraordinary place.
Come and discover a new world of Bonefish, Tarpon, and Permit fishing. You will explore a vast fishing wilderness from the northern Joulters Cays to the numerous creek systems, inland lakes, and the west coast of Andros. You can even stand on our dock in front of the Lodge and watch the Tarpon feed at night.
Stafford Creek Lodge prides itself in providing specialized personal attention to our clients. We are always dedicated to providing a world first-class experience at the Lodge and also while fly fishing out on our pristine flats.
NEWS & PROMOTIONS2
Prescott Smith, Son of Crazy Charlie
The son of the famed Charlie "Crazy Charlie" Smith, Prescott Smith has learned bonefishing from one of the best. Having grown up around bonefishing clients, he understands their expectations better than most. He is very well known nationally, and in addition to being a great guide, he is president of the Bahamas Sportfishing & Conservation Association, an organization dedicated to the protection & preservation of the natural resources of the Bahamas.
Flyfishing At Stafford Creek
Come with us and experience our fishing program at Stafford Creek Lodge, home of the “Taming the Wind” casting technique by Capt Prescott Smith. Here at Stafford Creek Lodge we target the three main salt water fly fish: Bonefish, Tarpon and the illusive Permit. However it is not uncommon to experience Barracuda, and Snapper amongst your “catch and release” trophies of the day.
Interesting Facts About Andros
* Some Androsians have been sponging since the late 1800's and it still remains a source of income for them.
* Sitting just a few miles from the tongue of the ocean, Andros offers one of the greatest playgrounds for sportfishermen.
* Flats fishing gets no better than that found on Andros Island, due to an incomparable variety of terrain and species.
* Not only are there Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit but yes, SNOOK!
* Numerous Blue Holes can be found here as well. Andros is home to over 200 species of resident and migrating birds.
The month of DECEMBER is great for:
Barracuda, Bonefish, Crawfish, Dorado, Grouper, Mackerel, Snapper & Wahoo.
WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY
- ~ Carl Pontello (a.k.a “Milkman”), Michigan
"“A professional operation, but warm and friendly. The guides are first-rate.”"
- ~ Mark & Sharon Lance, Denver, CO
"“Thanks for a enjoyable and memorable week at Stafford Creek Lodge. Your staff was fantastic, the service was great, and the food superb. Everyone made us feel right at home. The fly fishing lived up to our expectations and beyond. Your experienced, friendly and helpful guides are the best around. We cannot wait to get back to Stafford Creek Lodge.”"
- ~ G Groat, Georgetown, SC
"“Stafford Creek Lodge is the finest and most professionally run lodge in the Bahamas. The commitment to excellence is apparent in the comfort of the accommodations, the daily lodge operation, the abilities of their chef, and the great skill and dedication of the guides. Prescott Smith, with able assistance from the staff and guides, have created the ultimate fly fishing destination.”"
- ~ Dr. D Sinn, Dallas, TX
"“The fishing is the BEST. The guides work very hard and the food is GOURMET! J have never fished and found a grand slam daily as I did last year on the west side of Andros. Can’t always get them to eat, but that’s why we call it fishing. My favorite fishing adventure every year. What more could you ask for?”"
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The Bahamas Sportsfishing & Conservation Association (BSCA) is dedicated to the preservation of marine and coastal systems in the Caribbean, the protection of the sport fish in this remarkable fishery, and the sustainability of economic benefits the sportfishing industry provides to the Bahamian people.
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