Sport Fishing in Cabo San Lucas

It’s no secret that Cabo San Lucas boasts some of the best sport fishing waters in the entire world. In fact, several of the world records for fish are held right here in Cabo! Every year, thousands of sports fishing enthusiasts from all over the planet come to face off with nature and experience the thrill that is fishing in Cabo San Lucas. If you’ve ever thought about adding this incredible destination to your itinerary, here’s a few pieces of information so you know what to expect.

First, and maybe most importantly, the waters around Cabo are simply teeming with enormous fish. Jacques Cousteau used to spend time in Cabo San Lucas, and he called the nearby Sea of Cortez, ‘the world’s aquarium.’ Several large species either live right here between the bay and Pacific year round, or travel along the coast during migration. What are you likely to fish for in Cabo?

The most common fish played for around Cabo are blue marlin and sailfish. These great beauties put up an impressive fight and are truly a catch of a lifetime. They aren’t the only fish in the sea, however. Our waters also boast striped marlin, tuna, swordfish, shark, mahi mahi or dorado, roosterfish, shad and tarpon. You’ll have no end of fishing opportunities to challenge you physically and mentally. And after your catch, have our local restaurants prepare fillets of the fish you brought in yourself that day to taste your own victory!

Check local fishing reports before planning your trip. Most major tournaments and seasons occur in autumn and towards the end of the year. However, you’ll find excellent fishing is available year-round in Cabo.

Because Cabo San Lucas sport fishing is such a major industry, you’ll find that this area boasts some of the most knowledgeable and experienced captains and boat operators in the business. If you are new to the sport, Cabo has guides who can help you at every step along the way to have the experience of a lifetime. If you know what you are doing, here you will find both boat and crew that will gladly take on a skilled fisherman and show you something truly spectacular.

If sport fishing is your passion, then Cabo San Lucas is one place you absolutely must not miss. Come see what the rest of the world tries to live up to.