Cabo San Lucas Fishing
Located at the tip of the Baja California Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is where the Sea of Cortes meets the Pacific Ocean. The combination of cool waters from the Pacific north, warm tropical waters moving up the coast of Mexico, and the nutrient rich waters of the Sea of Cortes makes Cabo one of the best fishing locations in the world, and one of the world’s most popular fishing destinations.
The unique mixture of warm and cool waters traps baitfish and attracts hordes of billfish. Cabo has been nicknamed the “Marlin Capital of the World” and for good reason. Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin and Sailfish all have been caught in Cabo San Lucas’s bountiful waters. In fact, Marlin are so plentiful, even a first-time angler can catch a Marlin while fishing Cabo San Lucas! In addition to world class fishing, Cabo San Lucas boasts some of the best beaches around. From the world famous and very popular Playa Medano, to miles of more secluded beaches and coves on both the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez shorelines, Cabo’s beaches are second to none. Snorkeling, para-sailing, diving, ocean kayaking, whale watching, and more are available for the water sport enthusiast visiting Cabo San Lucas. Be sure to visit Land’s End, the breathtaking rock formations at the very tip of the Baja California Peninsula and one of Cabo San Lucas’s most famous attractions.
Cabo’s Airport San Jose De Cabo International Airport, is located 27 miles north of Cabo San Lucas and is serviced by: American, Alaska Air, Delta, Continental Air, United Airways, Delta, America West, Frontier, Northwest, Aero Mexico, Mexicana, and Aero California. Taxi and shuttle service is available from the airport terminal. Car rental is available both at the airport and in downtown Cabo from several rental agencies.
Cabo San Lucas also offers six world class golf courses, a vibrant and fun nightlife, plentiful shopping featuring handmade Mexican craftwork, silver, jewelry, and ceramics as well as plenty of duty free shops. Restaurants in Cabo San Lucas promise some of the freshest seafood in the world and range from the simple to the sumptuous. Which ever style of dining you choose in Cabo San Lucas, you will be sure to enjoy some of the best waterfront views around.
Cabo San Lucas may be best known for its spectacular Marlin fishing, but anglers will also be rewarded by a diverse and plentiful variety of fish that frequent Cabo’s waters. Deep water fish that are often caught while fishing Cabo San Lucas include: Sailfish, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Dorado and even Mako shark. If you enjoy inshore fishing and fly fishing, Cabo San Lucas has a great variety of fish available for the inshore angler. Jack Crevalle, Roosterfish, Cubera Snapper, Red Snapper, Sierra Mackerel, Yellowtail, Pompano, Grouper, Ladyfish and more are readily available throughout the year.
Great fishing is available year round in Cabo San Lucas, but some fish are more widely available at certain times of year. The winter months are great for Striped Marlin, Roosterfish, Yellowfin Tuna, and Mako Shark. Striped Marlin, Mako Shark, Swordfish, and Yellowtail are also very common in the spring months of March, April, and into May. The summer time is a terrific time to catch Dorado, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Tuna, and Wahoo, with abundant fishing of these species available all the way into November. Of course, when fishing in Cabo San Lucas, every day is an adventure and you may catch any one of these species of fish on any given day. Cabo San Lucas offers great weather year round with high temperatures ranging from the low to mid 70’s in January to the high 80’s to mid 90’s July-September. Evening Temperatures are beautiful year round ranging from the low 60’s in winter to the mid 70’s to 80 in summer.Cabo San Lucas is a terrific Charter Fishing destination. No matter your experience level or your budget, there is a charter fishing adventure available for you in Cabo San Lucas. Charter boats range from the more modest 20’ fishing boats to extravagant 50+’ luxury yachts. The local Pangas fishermen are a unique and affordable alternative to traditional charter fishing, offering a beach launch into the surf and a great day of fishing. However you choose to experience a Cabo San Lucas fishing vacation, the fish are abundant, and you will not be disappointed!
Cabo San Lucas, the jewel of the Baja Peninsula, offers everything you could want in a charter fishing destination: abundant, year round fishing, terrific weather, affordable prices for all budgets, world-class golf, dining, nightlife, and shopping. A true angler’s paradise, Cabo San Lucas has awesome Marlin fishing throughout the year, as well as numerous other varieties of sport fish. Cabo San Lucas is one of Mexico’s finest fishing and vacation destinations.
Cabo San Lucas is also a place to enjoy nature at its finest. From the spectacular rock formations at Land’s End, to the pristine beaches and coves along the shoreline, to exciting whale watching adventures, para-sailing, kayaking, water skiing and more, there is no shortage of amazing adventures in beautiful Cabo San Lucas.