How do you tie a special fly on Christmas Island?

Is Christmas Island open to fly fishing?

Located 1200 miles south of Honolulu and 120 miles north of the equator, Christmas Island has stable weather and fishing conditions year-round.

Where is Christmas Island Fishing?

Located 1,200 miles south of Hawaii and 200 miles north of the Equator in the Republic of Kiribati (pronounced Kiribas), Christmas Island is the world’s largest coral atoll. Visiting anglers typically spend Monday night in Hawaii and depart Tuesday at noon for a 3 hour flight to Christmas Island.

What fish do you catch at Christmas Island?

There is a wonderful variety of species commonly caught at Christmas Island, but Mark likes to focus his charter fishing for Giant Trevally, Yellowfin Tuna, Dogtooth Tuna, Wahoo and Sailfish.

What fish are in Christmas Island?

Christmas Island is undoubtedly the best known international bonefishing destination on the planet; what it’s not known for is the incredible diversity of angling opportunities that abound in the largest coral atoll in the world, from big bonefish to little bonefish, three species of trevally — golden, bluefin, and …

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How do you get to Christmas Island?

To get to Christmas Island, you’ll need to fly in from Perth or Fiji. (Virgin Australia runs flights twice a week from the former and Fiji Airways once a week from the latter.) Luckily, if you’re flying in from either of those places, no visa is required to enter Christmas Island.

Is Kiribati open for fishing?

There’s also some world class game fishing, having obtained many International Game Fishing World Records, the waters in Kiribati are open for international anglers to try their hand.

Where is Christmas Island located?

Christmas Island is located in the Indian Ocean, 1500 km west of the Australian mainland and 2600 km from Perth. Although it is an Australian territory, Christmas Island’s nearest neighbour is Indonesia, which lies about 350 km to the north.

Can you fish on Christmas Island?

Can I go fishing? Christmas Island is a fantastic year-round fishing destination. The swell season can limit offshore fishing opportunities from December to April, but that’s also when land-based fishing is at it’s best.

Where is Christmas Island near Hawaii?

About Kiritimati Kiritimati is one of the Line Islands, a chain of atolls and coral islands on both sides of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean, 2,000 km (1,250 mi) south of Hawaii.

What does the flag of Christmas Island look like?

The flag of Christmas Island consists of a green and blue background, split from the top left corner to the bottom right. These colours are intended to represent the land and sea respectively.

What flies to use for bonefish?

  • Gotcha.
  • Bonefish Scampi Beadchain.
  • Longstrip Bonefish Fly.
  • Clouser Foxxee Red Bonefish Minnow.
  • Sili Legs.
  • Ververka Mantis Shrimp.
  • Borski Bonefish Slider.
  • Hot Butt Pseudo Shrimp.

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Are there mosquitoes on Christmas Island?

Yes there are plenty of mosquitoes – in the jungle, on the beaches and in the bars and restaurants – they are everywhere.

Can you swim on Christmas Island?

None of the beaches on the island are patrolled by lifesavers. Swimming at beaches is only recommended at Flying Fish Cove under calm sea conditions.

Can you drink the water on Christmas Island?

Christmas Island is a tropical environment. It is recommended to drink plenty of water, wear a hat and use sunscreen. Tap water is safe to drink.

What airlines fly to Kiribati?

Qantas and Fiji Airways both fly non-stop to Kiribati.

What animals live in Kiribati?

Kiribati has a few land mammals, none being indigenous or endemic. They include the Polynesian rat, dogs, cats and pigs. Among the 75 bird species, the Bokikokiko is endemic to Kiritimati. There are 600–800 species of inshore and pelagic finfish, some 200 species of corals and about 1000 species of shellfish.

How deep is the water around Christmas Island?

The island is surrounded by a narrow encircling coral reef. There is virtually no coastal shelf, and the sea plummets to a depth of about 500 metres within 200 metres of the shore.

Can anyone live on Christmas Island?

About 1,600 people live on Christmas Island, mostly in a number of “settlement areas” on the north of the island: Flying Fish Cove (also known as Kampong)

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