The North Drop is a deep oceanic trench just off the coast of the Virgin Islands in the Atlantic waters. The ocean depths quickly fall to more than 1000 meters, creating the perfect home for some of the world’s biggest game fish and other sea creatures. To fishermen around the world the North Drop is known as an amazing Deep Sea fishing location, and is a favorite haven for many local charter fishing boats. The North Drop is located inside BVI waters, but as it is only a short boat ride away, it remains a very popular fishing location for both BVI and USVI fishermen.
North Drop is home to an impressive array of fish species, but is specifically known for its prime blue marlin population. Sport fishing fanatics agree that the North Drop is a once in a lifetime fishing experience. A variety of tournaments and fishing events take advantage of the excellent fishing in North Drop every year.
Summertime is the peak season for blue marlin fishing in the BVI, but North Drop remains a popular fishing destination year round. Popular opinion among local experts is that North Drop marlin fishing is best near the full moons of July, August, and September – to find out for yourself, book a BVI fishing charter today!