Los Roques National Park Archipelago is a paradise of the most┬ápopular┬áfish species. It┬áhas been voted┬áas the number one fishing destination in the world. Los Roques┬áconsists of┬ámagnificent coral beds, sandy beaches, clear water, and┬ástunning┬ánatural beauty.
The island is located eleven degrees north of the equator. Its water and air temperature┬ávary little throughout the season. The area has a dry climate and is unaffected by hurricanes and cold fronts. All these factors have made┬áLos Roques one of the safest┬ábonefishing locations in the world in terms of weather┬áand water┬áconditions.
The area of Los Roques contains more than 250 square miles of┬áfishable┬áwater. It is just like a fisherman’s dream come true. During the prime months, mid-January through mid-October, this region offers a multitude of bonefish.
The Caribbean Sea is a┬átropical┬áwater┬ásea┬áwith tropical weather conditions, so it also offers┬ásuperb┬áfishing during other seasons. The varied┬áwater surroundings of this region can┬áprovide┬áyou┬áwith ample fishing opportunities for different species┬ásuch as Barracuda, Tarpon, Jacks and Spanish mackerel.┬áThe most recent specie that┬áhas been found┬áin Los Roques is the coral feeding parrot fish.┬áThe number of Permit in the Los Roques atoll is also pretty┬ágood┬ábut┬áthey are allusive,┬áso it is difficult to catch them.┬áBarracuda and Snook are often seen in 2.5 to 5 feet water while Snook┬áare found┬ánear the mangroves and┬áare caught┬áin┬ádusk or dawn. A multitude of Jacks species also┬áentertains anglers. Jacks weighing 10-15┬ápounds are most common in this region.
Fishing also depends on the water levels.┬áFor fishing in Los Roques Archipelago,┬áyou┬ámay opt for┬ápremier guiding services┬áthat will provide┬áyou┬áwith an opportunity to┬áexperience fishing with some of the best local┬águides in the island. They can also help you find optimum water levels.
The average size┬áof bonefish offered by Los Roques is three to four pounds. A part from bonefish, tarpon┬áis┬áalso frequently landed there. Los Roques┬áis equipped┬áwith a huge┬ánumber of flats. For this reason, this area offers several wading and stalking opportunities.┬áIf┬áyou want to make your fishing trip more informed┬áthen┬áyou may use┬áthe services of local guides or boatmen.┬áTheir┬ácompany┬áwill not only make your┬áfishing experience┬ámore┬áinteresting┬ábut will also save┬áyour time.