The waters in Cabo San Lucas can be described as “legendary.” People from all over the world come to Cabo to go fishing. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind angling experience, plan your trip to Cabo. To help you learn more, we’ve created a guide to fishing in Cabo San Lucas.

When is the Best Time to go Fishing in Cabo San Lucas?

The truth is, there is never a bad time to go fishing in Cabo! Not only is Cabo one of the best vacation spots but it’s also known as one of the best places to go fishing! Part of the reason is because the fish are always biting. It’s known as the “Marlin Capital of the World,” and is also called the “Deep Sea Fishing Capital of the World.”. The best time to catch marlin is November through May, but your chances are still good the rest of the year! Here are the best times to catch certain types of fish in Cabo:

Best

January: Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Mackerel, Mako Shark

February: Striped Marlin, Mackerel, Mako Shark

March: Striped Marlin, Swordfish, Snapper, Grouper

April: Striped Marlin, Swordfish, Snapper, Grouper

May: Striped Marlin, Swordfish, Snapper, Grouper

June: Swordfish, Snapper, Grouper

July: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Wahoo, Dorado

August: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Wahoo, Dorado

September: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Wahoo, Dorado, Yellowfish Tuna

October: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Dorado, Yellowfish Tuna, Mackerel, Mako Shark

November: Striped Marlin, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Mackerel, Mako Shark

December: Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Mackerel, Mako Shark

Good

January: Wahoo, Dorado

February: Swordfish, Wahoo, Snapper, Grouper

May: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin

June: Striped Marlin, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Dorado

July: Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Snapper, Grouper

August: Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna

September: Striped Marlin

October: Striped Marlin

November: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Wahoo

December: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Wahoo, Dorado

Fair

February: Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna

March: Wahoo, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Mackerel, Mako Shark

April: Wahoo, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Mackerel, Mako Shark

May: Sailfish, Wahoo, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Mackerel, Mako Shark

June: Sailfish, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Mackerel, Mako Shark

July: Mackerel, Mako Shark

August: Mackerel, Mako Shark

September: Mackerel, Mako Shark

Are There Fishing Charters?

Yes, you’ll have plenty of options for fishing charters in Cabo San Lucas! Cabo fishing charters focus on deep sea fishing. Hit the waters with expert angling guides and enjoy incredible fishing opportunities in the best sport fishing waters in the entire world. One of the top fishing charters in Cabo is Lands End Fishing. Lands End Fishing is located at the Cabo Marina and provides everything you need, including bait, tackle, and fishing licenses. You can even arrange to have your favorite drinks and food on board!

What Makes Cabo the Best place for Fishing?

You don’t want to miss the opportunity to go deep-sea fishing in Cabo San Lucas! One of the reasons everyone loves it so much is because there are so many different kinds of fish, and it’s a fun activity all throughout the year! There isn’t an “offseason” for fishing in Cabo. It’s also a fun activity for the whole family to enjoy together, whether you want to try offshore fishing or inshore fishing. Cabo is home to the top Marlin sportfishing tournament, the Bisbee’s Black and Blue. It’s a must-visit for anglers of any experience level!

What Else Can you Do in Cabo?

Fishing is just one of the activities that makes Cabo a top vacation destination. You can also play golf, go on a whale-watching tour, ride camels, enjoy a dinner cruise, go shopping at Puerto Paraiso Mall and so much more! There are plenty of events throughout the year as well, so there is always something going on during your vacation. Explore the Art Walk in San Jose del Cabo, the Cheese & Wine Festival, or the Cabo Marine Show! You’ll be close to all of these fun things to do in the area when you stay in our Cabo vacation rentals. A stay in our rentals is a vacation all in itself. You’ll feel right at home while surrounded by Cabo’s beauty!

 

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