If you love fishing, we’ve got the perfect event for you! For more than 30 years, Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournaments have been taking place in the Los Cabos region of the Baja Peninsula. This tournament features 5 full days of excitement! Thousands of people come to Cabo during this event even if they’re not participating to shop, have fun, and watch the fish being weighed in. To help you learn more about this popular event, we’ve made a guide of everything you need to know about Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament in Cabo San Lucas.

What is Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament?

fish weigh-in at bisbee's tournamentBisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Tournament is a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the beautiful Los Cabos region. This tournament started in 1981, and has grown from 6 teams to more than 150 teams! It’s also one of the richest fishing tournaments in the world. Participants have the opportunity to take home millions of dollars in prize money. In 2006, the Black and Blue Tournament had the largest payout in sportsfishing history: $4,165,960. You don’t want to miss your chance to get in on the action! The fishing tournament includes a number of different categories and opportunities to win, from Daily Jackpots to the Release Division.

When is the tournament?

The tournament takes place each year in October. This year’s Black and Blue Tournament runs from October 22 to October 26.

Where is the tournament?

The tournament is located in the beautiful Cabo San Lucas. People love the opportunity to fish with Cabo serving as the backdrop. Registration and weigh-ins take place at and in front of the world-famous Puerto Paraiso Mall. If you prefer to just watch the action instead of participate, join the thousands of people who crowd the marina walkways to shop, party and watch the weigh-ins!

Where should you stay for the tournament?

When you’re in town for the tournament, you’re going to need a comfortable place to stay, and we’ve got you covered! We have a number of gorgeous Cabo vacation rentals that put you close to all the action. Here are some of the best properties to stay at when you visit for Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament:

Cabo Marina

balcony of cabo rentalOur Cabo Marina property is located in the heart of the world-famous Cabo San Lucas Marina, which means you’re just footsteps away from the tournament! With 2 bedrooms, this 1,200-foot rental is perfect for families or small groups. Not only will you have great amenities like a private patio, wine cooler, washer and dryer, and community pool, but you’ll have panoramic views of the marina from your living room terrace and master bedroom. You can also enjoy being within walking distance of shopping, dining, fishing, water sports, and nightlife!

Casa El Torero

Casa El Torero is a beautiful 4 bedroom Cabo vacation rental that sits between Medano Beach and downtown Cabo San Lucas. You’re just minutes from Cabo’s Marina and the Puerto Paraiso Mall. In this condo, you can enjoy a full-sized kitchen, a large dining room, a spacious living room, comfortable bedrooms, and a large private patio! Downstairs in the lobby, you’ll find a mini-mart, a bar with delicious cuisine, one of the largest pools in the area, and a day-spa.

Haciendita Terrasol

If it’s just you and your sweetheart visiting Cabo San Lucas, Haciendita Terrasol is the perfect rental for you! This condo is located right on the beach, just a 5-minute walk from the Marina. You can relax at the marina and watch Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament! You’ll have all the necessities for a comfortable stay in your condo, including a King bed, kitchen, full bath, and a washer and dryer. The resort also has floodlit tennis, a workout room, and a casual beach restaurant!

About The Bisbee’s

Puerto Paraiso MallThe Bisbee’s have 3 tournaments throughout the year. Bisbee’s East Cape Offshore in Buenavista takes place every July, and the Los Cabos Offshore Charity Tournament takes place just days before the Black and Blue Tournament in October. It’s even been nicknamed the “Little Bisbee’s”! While you’re in town for The Bisbee’s, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy other activities that the area has to offer too, like ATV tours, private sailing charters, beaches, and even a camel quest. You’ll never run out of exciting things to do when you visit Cabo for The Bisbee’s!

Now that you know everything you need to know about Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament in Cabo San Lucas, you’re ready to plan your trip! Start by browsing all our vacation rentals in Cabo, and book your stay today.

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