Isla Mujeres Fishing

 

Isla Mujeres translates to The Island of Women, and it is a beautiful, relaxed little island to visit. It also happens to be a world-class fishing destination! It is located east of Cancun, and is easily accessible by a quick ferry trip from Cancun. Isla Mujeres was formed when the ocean currents deposited sediments that provided it with abundant topology and sand. It’s about five miles in length and an average of one and a half mile wide. This island’s economy has been historically known for the fishing trade. Still, tourism here is on strong grounds. The island’s charm and beauty is what attracts the people to Isla Mujeres fishing trips. Isla Mujeres is more than just powder white beaches and snorkeling in the crystal clear blue waters, it is also one of the prime places to go deep sea fishing! If there is a word that could best explain the climatic condition of Isla Mujeres, then it would none other than “perfect.” It owes this credit with the fairly consistent temperature, which hovers around 800 throughout the year: the hottest months being from June till August. During these summer months, rains can be expected while fishing in Isla Mujeres. Isla Mujeres fishing grounds are renowned for having one of the largest sailfish concentrations of the Atlantic Ocean. During the period from January to March, the bait gets the maximum number of sailfish; it is possible to get even 15 fish per day! This is the reason why Isla Mujeres fishing charters has such popularity for enjoying fishing. It is during the month of March that blue and white marlin show up; whereas, barracuda is found through the year. Usually, people visiting Isla Mujeres for fishing purposes participate in grand slams, where three species of fish need to be caught in a day. This island paradise gets maximum sailfish, blue and white marlins. Isla Mujeres holds an international reputation of having the record-setting bites from the billfish that includes marlin and sailfish. Moreover, Isla Mujeres can be the ultimate fishing experience for anyone, whether, a fishing expert or not.

 

 

 

 

Isla Mujeres 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