About Cabo San Lucas
Cabo San Lucas is the premier fishing destination in Mexico. Cabo is located on the southernmost portion of the Baja Peninsula and has been nicknamed “The Marlin Capital of the World.” Here the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean merge together to create some of the richest fishing grounds found anywhere. Additionally, the beautiful waters and scenic islands make Cabo San Lucas a diving destination, with plenty of luxurious yacht rentals to serve fishers and partiers alike.
The ocean floor drops off very quickly, allowing for world-class deep sea fishing. The water is dotted with underwater hills called seamounts. The seamounts attract bait fish which in turn attract the big trophy fish. A great amount of fish tends to be caught in the ocean banks as well. These are shallow areas compared to the surrounding waters. Among the most productive fishing banks around Cabo San Lucas are Finger Bank, Golden Gate Bank, San Jaime Bank and Gordo Banks.
The variety of fish caught here is vast, and we’d be happy to help you develop a fishing package for your Cabo San Lucas trip. Black, blue, and striped marlin are found year round and fishing peaks April through November due to their migratory patterns. At the same time, large quantities of dorado, yellowfin tuna, sailfish, mako sharks, grouper snapper, yellowtails, and wahoo are biting.
Trolling is one of the best fishing techniques used by Cabo San Lucas, as the fish are constantly traveling. This allows the charter to cover more ground in a wider spread, which uncovers and produces more fish. The boats often adapt their techniques to suit the days fishing and weather conditions.
Another effective technique is slow trolling live baits in about 100 feet of water. To target snapper and grouper, Cabo fishing crews chum the water creating a feeding frenzy around the boat. This brings them up from their reefs and wrecks below the surface. For wahoo fishing, the boats troll at higher speeds with wire leaders to keep up with this fast species of fish and to make sure they don’t bite through the line.
There are several seafood restaurants that will cook your fresh catch right in town and all of our crews are happy to clean and prepare the fish for you before leaving the boat. Captain Tony’s Restaurant & Bar is a great place to enjoy your fish.
The region is home to a large number of fishing tournaments and other great opportunities to show off your experience with Cabo San Lucas sportfishing. Our Cabo fishing charters are available to be booked for all of these events. Our boats are the best around and often times win or place in these tournaments.
The most popular fishing tournaments are the Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament, The Los Cabos Billfish Tournament, Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament, The Western Outdoor News Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot and The Bisbee’s East Cape Offshore Tournament. All of these Cabo tournaments attract the top fishing boats and teams from around the world. Prize money ranging into the millions is on the line for many of these.
All of our fishing charters are located a short drive from the Los Cabos International Airport and most major hotels including the Montecristo Estates, Hacienda Beach Club & Residences, Esperanza Resort, Pueblo Bonito and many more. Plan your Cabo San Lucas fishing trip, today.