Sportfishing in Cabo San Lucas is one of the most popular activities in Cabo. With an abundance of billfish, Cabo San Lucas is a deep sea fisher’s
What fisherman hasn’t dreamt of hauling in “the big one?” There you are in the stern chair of a charter boat, your bait trailing gently out behind the craft while you enjoy a tall cold one. Suddenly, the line starts to sing out! You set the hook, and the fight of a lifetime begins. After a battle that exhausts both you and the fish, you smile as you pose with your trophy catch.
Anyone who has fished the emerald waters of Cabo San Lucas can tell you tales like this. The waters around Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos are world-famous for the size and abundance of trophy game fish they contain.
Many world record-size catches have come from these waters, plied expertly by fishing charters operated by some of the most experienced captains in the business. Marlin is the king of all trophy fish, and there are more caught around Cabo San Lucas year-round than anywhere else in the world.
Yellowfin tuna, wahoo and dorado (mahi-mahi) are so abundant you almost could catch them bare-handed.
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Many deep sea fishing charters include food, drinks and equipment.
The rule is that a boat can take 1 marlin back, but over 95% of marlin in Los Cabos are released.
Want to take your catch home in a form other than pictures? While catch-and-release is the law for marlin and other trophy fish, Mahi-mahi and tuna can go home as tasty fillets to adorn your grill.
Whether your preferred method of fishing is trolling, casting, or drifting, whether you prefer fishing with artificial, live or cut baits, whether you are after marlin, mahi-mahi or yellowfin, the knowledgeable crews of any of our Cabo San Lucas fishing charters listed here would make your fishing experience a memorable one.
There are charters for half-day or full-day outings, or even multi-day fishing excursions with on-board living accommodations. Let the experts be your guides!