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If you want to fish several days at the Dry Tortuga's where is the best anchorage?

Dear Captain"If you want to fish several days at the Dry Tortuga's where is the best anchorage?"

Mr. Begley,

The Marquesas and Marquesas Key is the only area that I know has a safe and good anchorage. What I have read is “The western anchorage provides protection against the prevailing easterlies. Be careful the approaches are shallow and the charts are inaccurate.” I have never spent much time there but I keep reading that visual bottom navigation is a must. Anchoring near the western shore of the Marquesas is where I have been told was good.

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Hope this helps, and thank you for coming to The Online Fisherman. Please let us know how your trip turns out. Have a great time and be safe!!

Captain David M. Rieumont



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