Matthew Bryan holds his winning catch at the 2019 Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament on St. Thomas. The island has been named a top fishing spot, according to

St. Thomas has been named one of the best fishing destinations in the Caribbean for 2020, according to

“The list was based on a number of factors, such as user reviews, quality of fishing, and overall experience,” and resulted in a list of the 12 best fishing spots in the Caribbean, according to a news release.

“St. Thomas is a true paradise for any type of visitor. From some of the world’s most stunning beaches, to amazing nature, to numerous museums, forts, and historic houses, there’s something here for everyone. And anglers here are in for a treat! Offshore, they can expect to catch anything from marlin, mahi mahi, and sailfish, to tuna and wahoo, while inshore, kingfish, bonito, barracuda, and yellowtail snapper are biting,” according to the statement.

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Other destinations on the list include Montego Bay, Jamaica, Freeport, Bahamas, and Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

— Contact Suzanne Carlson at 340-714-9122 or email