Cancun Fishing:

 

Every year, millions of people visit sunny Cancun, Mexico to enjoy the beautiful beach. However Cancun is also known for its most popular recreational activity: Fishing! Cancun fishing is renowned all over the world, and is on the list of the most amazing fishing destinations. Cancun fishing is an amazing adventure, which no individual should be willing to miss. If missed, it would certainly be considered a big loss in the entertainment part of your trip. The scene of crisp blue water, palm-lined shores and brilliant colorful reefs are worth visiting. The Cancun region has fertile Caribbean waters abundant with Sailfish, Marlin, Tuna, Dolphin Fish, Wahoo, and Amberjack, just to name the most popular among anglers. The Cancun region’s natural geology conditions create an ideal environment for fish to survive thus making the Riviera Maya and Quintana Roo’s coastal waters have an abundance in fish varieties. No wonder Cancun waters are prime for fishing; they are home of the top sport fishing species! Cancun Fishing will provide you without a doubt an unbelievable sport fishing experience. Cancun fishing charters will deliver the boat rigged and equipped for deep sea fishing but you may also want to try fly-fishing or Jigging. Sometimes it is possible to troll on the way out to the deeper water, and this enables the anglers an opportunity to fish almost the entire time on the boat. Is anyone crazy about catching Sailfish? You can easily find them in these waters all year but especially during the right season, just ask your Cancun fishing charter captain about it. Catching Sailfish during the season can be the trip of your lifetime; it is possible to catch as many as 10 or 15 sailfish in one trip! You will also find many other species that have the capability to attract audiences. Bottom fishing and Jigging are an excellent method for catching the best tasting fishes like Amberjack, Grouper, Trigger fish and Snapper. Bottom fishing is normally done by dropping lines deep in downward direction or drifting offshore with live bait, dead bait or with jigs. All Cancun fishing charters should clean and fillet the caught fish if you wish to take it with you. Many restaurants will cook your fish for you the way you desire. After a long excursion on the water, there is nothing like eating your fresh catch accompanied by a cold beer and exchanging fishing tales with your amigos!

 



Cancun Fishing Seasons




Fish Lbs. / Kg.

P:Poor

G:Good

VG:Very Good

EX:Excelent

JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Blue Marlin / Marlin Azul 100-800 / 45-350 bluemarlin fishing mexico P P G VG

VG

EX

EX

EX

P P P P
White Marlin / Marlin Blanco 50-110 / 25-30 whitemarlin fishing mexico

P

P

VG

EX

EX

EX

VG

G

P

P

P

P

Sailfish / Pez Vela

45-100 / 20-45

sailfish fishing mexico

G

VG

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

VG

P

P

P

P

Wahoo / Peto

20-85 / 10-40

wahoo fishing mexico

EX

VG

VG

EX

EX

EX

VG

G

P

P

EX

EX

Dolphin Fish / Dorado 

10-80 / 5-35

dolphinfish fishing mexico

P

P

G

EX

EX

EX

EX

G

P

P

P

P

Barracuda / Barracuda

10-70 / 5-30

barracuda fishing mexico

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

King Mackarel / Sierra

10-70 / 5-30 

kingmackarel fishing mexico

EX

EX

G

P

P

P

P

P

P

VG

EX

EX

Blackfin Tuna / Atun Aleta Negra

10-40 / 5-20

blackfintuna fishing mexico

G

G

VG

EX

EX

EX

EX

G

G

G

G

G

Florida Bonito / Bonito

5-25 / 2-10

floridabonito fishing mexico

G

G

VG

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

EX

VG

G

G

Grouper / Mero

10-100 / 5-45

grouper fishing mexico

VG

VG

G

G

P

P

P

VG

EX

EX

EX

EX

Amberjack / Coronado

20-80 / 10-35

amberjack fishing mexico

VG

VG

G

P

P

P

P

P

EX

EX

EX

EX

Red Snapper / Pargo

5-50 / 2-25

redsnapper fishing mexico

VG

G

G

G

P

P

P

G

VG

EX

EX

EX

Fish

Lbs. / Kg.

P:Poor

G:Good

VG:Very Good

EX:Excelent

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC