Sport fishing in Cabo is an activity that attracts tourists from all over the world, there are more than 800 species of fish and it provides some of the finest sport fishing worldwide.
Located at the southern tip of the magnificent Baja peninsula, Cabo has been blessed with what many describe as the perfect climate. Los Cabos is the undisputed billfish capital of the world and even ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau was inspired to call the waters surrounding Los Cabos as the “Aquarium of the World.”
Sport fishing in Cabo is an activity that you can practice all year round. Check our Cabo Fishing Season Chart to know what kind of fish you will find on your next trip to El Encanto Villas.
The Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez here and with many offshore underwater canyons and seamounts the water gets very deep very quickly. Our striped marlin population is abundant all year long and has earned Cabo the title of Marlin Capital of the World.
In the fishing world, Cabo ranks in the top five destinations on the planet, while being firmly entrenched as the number one location in the world to catch striped marlin.
Los Cabos is also famous for its fall marlin tournaments where total prize money can be over one million dollars. Media attention is attracted every year by the top fishing tournaments in the world. Bisbee’s Black and Blue, the Los Cabos Billfish Tournament and Tuna Tournament are all held within three weeks of the main event, the IGFA World Offshore Championship is held in May, the Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot is in November, and the annual East Cape Offshore Tournament is in July.
If you’ve never tried fishing before, Cabo is the best place to get started. The crews here are very experienced and will show you exactly what to do. And, should your strength or interest wane while on the ocean, there is plenty of time for relaxing, sunbathing, absorbing the views, as well as seeing wildlife up close, such as whales, dolphins, seals, turtles and manta rays.