Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Relief

Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Relief

Hurricane Dorian has left massive damage behind on both Abaco and Grand Bahama after hammering the Northern Bahamas.  Our hearts continue to break as more photos, videos, and reports reveal the full extent of the damages.  While we’ve heard from several of our friends and partners on both islands on the status of their fishing lodges, it pales in comparison to the importance of supporting the people of Abaco and Grand Bahama.  These are the people that hosted us in their country, guided us to bonefish, permit and tarpon, and became our friends.  Just about every one of them has lost their Homes, Boats, Cars, Businesses / Livelihoods, or most tragically, Family, and some have lost everything. 

It’s been an emotional week at Angler Adventures as we’ve had conversations, many of them tear filled, with our friends in the Bahamas. It’s impossible to comprehend the true severity of the situation on Abaco and Grand Bahama, but we can all see that the people of both islands are in immediate need of our help.  They need an initial wave of support for basic items like clothes, food, water, medicine, temporary housing, and tools to start cleaning up.  Then they’ll need a second wave of support to rebuild their lives.  The first wave of support is starting to reach the people of Abaco and Grand Bahama, and so many people have made generous donations to one of the several GoFundMe campaigns recently established, which is a blessing and makes us proud.  However, the Hundreds of Thousands of dollars raised so far should be considered the beginning.  Please consider continuing to support our friends on Abaco and Grand Bahama by donating to any of the GoFundMe pages each of the lodges has set up to directly benefit their staff.  

Please find links below for the fundraising efforts by some of our friends and partners, as well as a snippet about what the funds will go towards in this massive relief effort.  Each of these lodges is pledging to pass on 100% of these donations to their staff members. 

Abaco Lodge: https://www.gofundme.com/f/abaco-lodge-hurricane-dorian-relief-efforts/

The lodge is insured and we will be fine but our family, friends and staff are not so fortunate. We have set up a GoFundMe to support them – we hope you can contribute and we will keep everyone updated as we learn more.


Air Flight Charters: https://www.gofundme.com/f/victims-of-hurricane-dorian-bahamas

Friends & Family,

We are happy to announce that we will be flying 2 – 3 relief supply flights per day for 30 days to the Bahamas based on your support and the support of others.  This funding will only cover 30 days of supplies.  We will adjust based on the needs that arise which appear to be large and ongoing.

We have 5,000 square feet at Fort Lauderdale International Airport (our home / hub) specifically dedicated for this relief effort.  We will make this space available for any organizations that would like to join forces with us to send over relief supplies.

Because we are located at a major airport, we ask for you to CALL IN ADVANCE if you are planning on dropping off supplies so that we can coordinate an escort to the hanger for the safe storage of the supplies.

The Drop-Off address will be
1420 Lee Wagener Blvd, Suite 103
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

If you’re looking at buying online and have it shipped to use, you can send it to

Air Flight Charters
1420 Lee Wagener Blvd, Suite 103
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315


Deep Water Cay Club: https://www.gofundme.com/f/deep-water-cay-family

Deep Water Cay has apparently sustained catastrophic damage. We are working with our DWC team members and homeowners to get a closer fly over and to soon land on our beloved Cay. More importantly, we are still attempting to reach all of our DWC staff. One thing we are sure of is that they and their families will need all the help possible to put their lives back together.

We have received many kind words, requests for news, and offers to help. We have set up a GoFundMe page to accept donations for our staff and their families to offer the help they so desperately need now and in the coming weeks and months.

We are asking for your help on their behalf while they begin to rebuild their lives and homes. This will be a long road. We will post updates on social media. We will also send another email when we have substantial news.

Thank you for your support and generosity. Please share this news and request with your friends.


Delphi Club: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-delphi-club-abaco-relief-fund

While we were very fortunate at Delphi to have been far enough south of the eye of the storm to escape any real damage, many of our staff live in Marsh Harbour and they have experienced significant damage or total loss of their homes from both the winds and flooding. While our first priority is to help our staff and guides we also want to contribute to other local relief efforts too. Our goal is to raise $100,000 (or more) to help them rebuild their lives. This fund raiser is run by the partners / owners of the Delphi Club.


East End Lodge: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dorian-relief-effort-east-end-grand-bahama

I have started a GoFundMe, not for the lodge, but specifically for the people on the east end of Grand Bahama Island. For the residence of places such as McLean’s Town, High Rock, Pelican Point, Freetown, Bevans Town, Gambier Point etc. 

When people think about Grand Bahama, they think about Freeport…I heard one newscaster report that “no one lives on the east of the island, it’s covered in sand flats.” Many reading this have been to the lodge and know that this is not the case.

The people of east end Grand Bahama need our help.

Funds raised will go to get much needed immediate supplies such as first aid, batteries, water, portable fans, generators, clothes, flashlights, food, baby food and so much more to the people there. Any excess funds will go to build back the homes of those affected.


H2O Bonefishing: https://www.gofundme.com/f/h2obonefishing-hurricane-dorian-recovery-fund

We are trying to generate some funds through a go fund me account set up for our staff who have lost varying amounts as to home and property and will have no income for months to come as the island and it’s infrastructure is rebuilt. We would appreciate any distribution of our link for funds….

Please make note the currency is UK £. This is because the fund was set up remotely and from where I am, it cannot set up a US $ option.  To calculate your donation amount just multiple the Us $ amount you want to donate by 0.81 so if you wanted to donate for example $100 dollars then that is $ 100 x .81 – so you would then type in your donation amount as 81 UK pounds ( £ ).


Little Abaco Bonefish Lodge: https://www.gofundme.com/f/little-abaco-dorian-relief-fund

Little Abaco Bonefish Lodge was devastated by Hurricane Dorian. Your contribution will be put towards medical supplies, food, water, a generator, chain saw, batteries, lights, lodge repairs, boat repairs, etc.   Every penny helps and is very much appreciated!

Sydney and Ketta are looking for any help available.  All proceeds will go towards emergency needs, repairing the extensive damage and hopefully, getting their lives as close to normal as quickly as possible.


North Riding Point Club: Direct Donations are being accepted by wire or check.  Call or email for those details.

Thank you for your overwhelming concern for North Riding Point Club’s employees in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian and its catastrophic effect on the island of Grand Bahama.

The NRPC family needs immediate help. We are arranging to get supplies to Grand Bahama by air and sea. As soon as transportation is cleared by the GB Port Authority items such as food, water, medical supplies, baby essentials, clothing, tarps, etc. will be in these initial cargo shipments.

Many of you have generously expressed a willingness to make donations to aid NRPC employees, all severely impacted by Dorian. Please know that 100% of funds received will go directly to our employees.


More Information:

For anyone who’s interested in learning more about how much of a donation made through GoFundMe reaches the intended recipient, please visit their page at https://www.gofundme.com/c/blog/gofundme-fees.

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