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The elusive bonefish, often called the ghost fish, is rapidly becoming one of the most popular sportfish on the islands. Until quite recently, bonefishing was almost unheard of among mainland anglers. Today people from around the world flock here in search of this hard-fighting denizen of the flats. Bonefish, so named for the huge numbers of bones in their bodies, live in deep water but come up onto the flats to feed, and that’s where you’ll have to go to find them. Unlike most deep-water sportfish, they offer those that seek them not only a good fight, but the thrill of the hunt as well.

Your best bet is not to touch coral at all – not only because it can hurt you, but also because it’s a delicate, living organism. Sea urchins are spiky little black balls that lie on the sandy ocean floor or in the nooks and crannies among the coral heads in the shallow waters of the reef. Step on a sea urchin with bare feet at your peril. The spines are brittle, often barbed, and will give you a very nasty experience. Fortunately, they are easily seen and thus easily avoided. Keep a sharp lookout and don’t touch.

The rest of the year is somewhat warmer, with temperatures between 80 and 85°. 24 n Practical Concerns n Dress Considering the temperate climate, the dress code is casual and comfortable. Days are spent in shorts, swim suits, slacks or jeans. Even so, although the islands have been independent for more than 25 years, the influence of more than 250 years of British rule is still evident. Therefore, you shouldn’t wear skimpy swim suits except at the pool or on the beach. Do not wear them in shops, restaurants, and on the streets of Nassau and Freeport/Lucaya.

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