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Cabo Offshore Magic

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38 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,235
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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,095

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trip description for Cabo Full-Day or Half-Day in Cabo San Lucas

Head out with Captain Raul for an exciting day of fishing! Cabo offers some of the best year-round sportfishing for big game billfish and more (perfect for escaping the cold in the winter months). Let Captain Raul land you some fish as you relax with a cold drink! On this 5 to 8-hour trip, Captain Raul will take you off the beautiful Cabo coast where you can expect to target Mahi Mahi, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Amberjack. You will target these trophy fish using a variety of fishing techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, and jigging. Whether you want to actively fish with a rod in your hand or bask in the sun while Captain Raul and his boat do all the work to get a reel screaming, this trip will have you covered! Captain Raul offers this trip on several of his well-equipped offshore boats depending on your price point and number of guests. Rest assured all 7 of his vessels are more than well equipped for navigating the Baja coast and landing you some fish! On this trip, you'll be aboard a comfortable 33’ sportfisher that holds up to 8 people. This budget-friendly option has a luxurious feel, all the space you need for plenty of company, and plenty of amenities including a bathroom, cabin and fighting chair. Everything you will need for a relaxing but action-packed adventure is included on this trip! Captain Raul will provide Shimano Rods, water, drinks, ice, beer, fresh fruit and delicious snacks. All you need to bring is a Mexican saltwater fishing license as well as any sun protection you might want on the water. Captain Raul loves to entertain, so make sure to bring some good company! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo Full-Day Or Half-Day

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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $750
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trip description for Cabo Offshore - 35’ Owen in Cabo San Lucas

Head out with Captain Raul for an exciting day of fishing! Cabo offers some of the best year-round sportfishing for big game billfish and more (perfect for escaping the cold in the winter months). Let Captain Pepe and his team land you some fish as you relax with a cold drink! On this 5 to 8-hour trip, Captain Pepe's crew will take you off the beautiful Cabo coast where you can expect to target Mahi Mahi, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Amberjack. You will target these trophy fish using a variety of fishing techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, and jigging. Whether you want to actively fish with a rod in your hand or bask in the sun while Captain Pepe and his boat do all the work to get a reel screaming, this trip will have you covered! Captain Pepe offers this trip on several of his well-equipped offshore boats depending on your price point and number of guests. Rest assured all 7 of his vessels are more than well equipped for navigating the Baja coast and landing you some fish! On this trip, you'll be aboard a luxurious 35’ sportfisher that holds up to 8 people. This is Captain Pepe's flagship vessel in the mid-30 foot range. She's ready to do some serious fishing and features a spacious cabin packed with all the amenities you'll need! Everything you will need for a relaxing but action-packed adventure is included on this trip! Captain Pepe's team will provide Shimano Rods, water, drinks, ice, beer, fresh fruit and delicious snacks. All you need to bring is a Mexican saltwater fishing license as well as any sun protection you might want on the water. Captain Pepe and crew love to entertain, so make sure to bring some good company! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo Offshore - 35’ Owen

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35 ft 1 - 8 People From $900
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trip description for Cabo Trophy Fishing in Cabo San Lucas

Head out with Captain Casey for an awesome day of chasing big game fish in beautiful Cabo San Lucas! Cabo is home grounds to some of the best fishing found in the world and is known as “The Marlin Capital of the World”. This fisherman's paradise offers endless fishing opportunities for the beginner or expert anglers. From the Sea of Cortéz to the Pacific Ocean, Captain Casey can make your fishing dreams come true. He offers a wide variety of fishing options, all suited to the anglers' needs. On this half or full-day trip, Captain Casey will take you along the Baja coast to go after some exciting species such as Mahi Mahi, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Amberjack. You'll be targeting these fish using methods such as light tackle, heavy tackle, artificial lures, bottom fishing, trolling and jigging. Whether your ideal day of fishing is deep sea offshore for big game or catching the smaller species in the shallows, Captain Casey can accommodate you. He and his crew are long time Cabo veterans and hardcore fisherman. If you're looking for a fantastic day of fishing with the best, you can't go wrong with Captain Casey! You’ll be fishing aboard a spacious 45' Certified Marine sportfisher that can hold up to 8 guests. Powered by twin 500 HP Detroit Diesel 6V92TI engines, this hefty vessel will get you where you need to be with time to spare! She comes complete with GPS, Fishfinder, a Fighting Chair, a Live Bait Well, Outriggers, an Ice Box to store your catches and a Custom Certified Marine 360 walkaround flybridge. Also on board is a Bed, Kitchen, Refrigerator and Restroom to make your offshore excursion as comfortable as possible! Captain Casey will provide all rods, reels and tackle. He uses Penn International reels and Shimano and Tigra super light to 80 lb rods and reels. All you need to bring is a Mexican saltwater fishing license and we recommend sunscreen, a hat, loose lightweight clothes, and boat or tennis shoes. The fish is yours and you may take it home or even feast on it during your stay! If there is extra don't hesitate to offer it to the crew, as fish is their main source of food. The fish will be filleted and bagged for you. All fish is stored in ice during the day to assure a top quality product. Join Captain Casey and experience the good life in Cabo! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo Trophy Fishing

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45 ft 1 - 8 People From $1,090
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trip description for Cabo Luxury Fishing - 32' Luhrs 5-8hrs in Cabo San Lucas

Hop on board with Captain Jim and experience some action-packed fishing off the beautiful Mexican coast! You'll be going after some big game fish on this excursion into the stunning blue waters off the coast of Cabo with a drink in hand. Not only is Cabo San Lucas the Marlin capital of the world, but is also offers anglers the unique experience of offering top-tier sportfishing in the winter. Leave your jacket at home, because here you'll get to escape the cold and hunt trophy fish in one of the most sought after destinations for Marlin fishing! On this trip, Captain Jim will take you along the Baja coast where you can expect to target Mahi Mahi, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Amberjack. You will target these trophy fish using a variety of fishing techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, and jigging (and optional dredging). Whatever the method, Captain Jim will definitely put you on some big fish! He even offers a guarantee of catching one. On this trip you'll be aboard a well-equipped 32’ Luhrs sportfisher with an included capacity for up to 6 people. This luxurious vessel has all the comfort and speed you need for an amazing trip. Everything you will need for a relaxing but action-packed adventure is included on this trip! Captain Jim will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. Breakfast, beer, tequila, premium alcohol, soda, water, ice, complimentary photography, and fish cleaning are all included in the price. Make sure to bring some good company on this fishing experience in paradise! Read More

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Cabo Luxury Fishing - 32' Luhrs 5-8hrs

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32 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,091
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trip description for Cabo Luxury Fishing - 43' Riviera 4-8hr in Cabo San Lucas

Hop on board and experience some action-packed fishing off the beautiful Mexican coast! You'll be going after some big game fish on this excursion into the stunning blue waters off the coast of Cabo with a drink in hand. Not only is Cabo San Lucas the Marlin capital of the world, but is also offers anglers the unique experience of offering top-tier sportfishing in the winter. Leave your jacket at home, because here you'll get to escape the cold and hunt trophy fish in one of the most sought after destinations for Marlin fishing! On this 8-10hour trip, Captain Francisco will take you up up the Baja coast a bit to the Finger Banks, where you can expect to target Mahi Mahi, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Amberjack. You will target these trophy fish using a variety of fishing techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, and jigging (and optional dredging). Whatever the method, Captain Jim will definitely put you on some big fish! He even offers a guarantee of catching one. On this trip you'll be aboard a spacious 43’ Riviera sportfisher with a capacity for up to 10 people. This luxurious craft has all the comfort and speed you need for an amazing trip. It even has the option to book a bartender! Plus, with StarLink Wifi on board, you'll be able to keep up with news, sports, or your social life while offshore! Everything you will need for a relaxing but action-packed adventure is included on this trip! Captain Jim will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. Breakfast, beer, tequila, premium alcohol, soda, water, ice, complimentary photography, and fish cleaning are all included in the price. Extra fees include fishing licenses$20/pp we can assist getting these for you, bait $50 per boat,, an optional lunch $20pp, and room for all anglers, sur charge over 6 passengers for breakfast , Open bar, coffee/ baileys, etc... Make sure to bring some good company on this fishing experience in paradise! Read More

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Cabo Luxury Fishing - 43' Riviera 4-8hr

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43 ft 1 - 10 People From $1,508
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trip description for Golden Gate Banks - 43' Riviera 10hrs in Cabo San Lucas

Hop on board and experience some action-packed fishing off the beautiful Mexican coast! You'll be going after some big game fish on this excursion into the stunning blue waters off the coast of Cabo with a drink in hand. Not only is Cabo San Lucas the Marlin capital of the world, but is also offers anglers the unique experience of offering top-tier sportfishing in the winter. Leave your jacket at home, because here you'll get to escape the cold and hunt trophy fish in one of the most sought after destinations for Marlin fishing! On this trip, you'll run offshore to the Golden Gate Banks, which is known as the best place to fish in Cabo San Lucas. The consistently warm water brings in a lot of Dorado, Black Seabass, Skipjack, Yellowfin, Striped Marlin, and Blue Marlin. The Striped Marlin fishing is great during winter and early spring. You'll be aboard a spacious 43’ Riviera sportfisher with a capacity for up to 12 people. This luxurious craft has all the comfort and speed you need for an amazing trip! Plus, with StarLink Wifi on board, you'll be able to keep up with news, sports, and your social life—even while offshore! Everything you will need for a relaxing but action-packed adventure is included on this trip! We will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. Breakfast, beer, tequila, premium alcohol, soda, water, ice, complimentary photography, and fish cleaning are all included in the price. Extra fees include fishing licenses $20pp , we can assist you in getting these, bait$50 per boat, an optional lunch $20pp + tax. Make sure to bring some good company on this fishing experience in paradise! Read More

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Golden Gate Banks - 43' Riviera 10hrs

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43 ft 1 - 10 People From $2,668
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trip description for Cabo Luxury Fishing - 60' Bertram 4-8hrs in Cabo San Lucas

Hop on board and experience some action-packed fishing off the beautiful Mexican coast! You'll be going after some big game fish on this excursion into the stunning blue waters off the coast of Cabo with a drink in hand. Not only is Cabo San Lucas the Marlin capital of the world, but is also offers anglers the unique experience of offering top-tier sportfishing in the winter. Leave your jacket at home, because here you'll get to escape the cold and hunt trophy fish in one of the most sought after destinations for Marlin fishing! On the 4 to 8-hour trips, Captain Alex will take you along the Baja coast where you can expect to target Mahi Mahi, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Amberjack. You will target these trophy fish using a variety of fishing techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, and jigging (and optional dredging). Whatever the method, we even offer a guarantee of catching one. On this trip you'll be aboard a huge, luxurious 60’ Bertram sportfisher. Restroom, Fighting chair, rod belts, inside AC salon, Bluetooth, Up top with Captain cushioned seating & table. Sonar, experienced Captain Alex & crew wear EarTech Professional Tournament communication headgear, Rip n Hoo Lurhs, SquidNation & more high end gear. Everything you will need for a relaxing but action-packed adventure is included on this trip! We will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. Plus, the listed price includes breakfast, beer, tequila, premium alcohol, soda, bottled water, ice, complimentary photography, and fish cleaning. Lunch is offered as an option—freshly made on board—for $20 pp + tax. Souvenir Long Sleeve Shirts are offered at a cost of $20 per cottonshirt, $45 DryFit, plus tax. Make sure to bring some good company on this fishing experience in paradise! Read More

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Cabo Luxury Fishing - 60' Bertram 4-8hrs

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60 ft 1 - 10 People From $2,378
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trip description for Cabo Trophy Hunt - 28’ Cuddy Cabin in Cabo San Lucas

Come on down to check a line item off your bucket list as you experience the Marlin fishing capital of the world, from a 28' Down East Cruiser in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and the East Cape region. These waters are regarded as one of the world's greatest fishing destinations. With Captain Edward and his team of elite Captains and crews, they guarantee the best fishing experience possible. This full or half-day trip in Cabo San Lucas opens in a new window into one of the most thrilling as well as fascinating water sport endeavors. So whether it's your first fishing charter, or you have fished around the world we have something for everyone to enjoy down in Cabo San Lucas! Captain Edward's team will gladly clean and fillet your catch for you at the end of your trip, and work with multiple restaurants in the area that can prepare your catch to wrap up your day. What you will need? A great attitude, some luck from King Neptune, and most important your favorite sunblock. You will also need to purchase a Mexican fishing license per day (16 and up need a license), or for the year, for everyone taking part in the fishing on the boat. Licenses are mandatory and can/will be purchased before leaving at the department of fish and game located in the Marina. Please feel free to bring any extra foods or snacks you would like... including extra beer, water and sodas you can bring along or buy at the local store in the morning. Captain Edward's team will supply everything else! Read More

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Cabo Trophy Hunt - 28’ Cuddy Cabin

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28 ft 1 - 4 People From $700
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trip description for Cabo All-Inclusive Deep Sea Trip in Cabo San Lucas

Head out with Captain Eddy and Julio for a full-service fishing experience with qualified staff and proven Captains, offering Deepsea fishing trips and family sportfishing adventures with top-of-the-line equipment, the latest electronics and top brand lures, teasers and kites! These all-inclusive 5-hour trips include a 1st Mate with over 15 years of experience, 4 Cabo Fishing Licenses, bait, ice, fresh breakfast burritos, fresh fruit prepared onboard, guacamole and chips, assorted snacks throughout the day, Catch Of The Day Sashimi prepared onboard, 24 beers, 12 sodas, and 24 waters. 8-hour trips include all that and freshly made sandwiches for lunch, 12 more beers, and 6 extra sodas. After you've settled in your captain will crank up the engines and head to the live bait fisherman to begin your quick commute out to the fishing grounds. Your Captain will often use ballyhoo for live bait, but this depends on what the bait fishermen have in stock on any given day. No matter what, the bait is always fresh, live, and purchased enroute to the fishing grounds to ensure peak freshness and liveliness. Your captain will provide around 10 live baits, if you wish to purchase more you may do so for an additional rate. Once you're out to the fishing grounds, you will troll the deep water for all kinds of pelagic fish. Marlin, Sailfish, and other billfish are popular targets here (Cabo is indeed the Marlin Capital of the World), and all billfish are 100% released. These fish put up awesome fights and make for awesome memories and photos, but are targeted in such high volume that keeping them would quickly deplete their population. Luckily there are tons of other tasty species to catch and keep like Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Snapper and Grouper species, and much more! So if your looking for one of the highest quality fishing adventure Cabo San Lucas has to offer, look no further than an adventure with Captain Eddy and his first-rate crew! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo All-Inclusive Deep Sea Trip

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1 - 4 People From $1,000
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trip description for Deep Sea Cabo - 36' Cabo Express in Cabo San Lucas

Explore the Marlin Fishing Capital of the World with an experienced, personable, and family-run charter with Captain Eddy! Captain Eddy, Julio, and First Mate Armando provide a full-service fishing experience with a qualified staff and proven Captains. They offer deep sea fishing trips and family sportfishing trips with top-of-the-line equipment, the latest electronics, and top brand lures, teasers and kites! These trips include a 1st Mate, professional gear, ice, and 24 waters, but do not include all the amenities, drinks, food items, fishing licenses, and bait the crew has access to. You are more than welcome to bring your own snacks, drinks, lunches, and anything else you'd like to enjoy on the boat. If you'd like your captain to provide an assortment of snacks and other amenities check out his other listing below to see the new rates and all that's included. Your Captain will often use ballyhoo for live bait, but this depends on what the bait fishermen have in stock on any given day. No matter what, the bait is always fresh, live, and purchased as you head out on charter directly from the bait boat. Your captain will provide around 10 live baits, if you wish to purchase more you may do so for an additional rate. Once you're out to the fishing grounds, you will troll the deep water for all kinds of pelagic fish. Marlin, Sailfish, and other billfish are popular target species (Cabo is indeed the Marlin Capital of the World), and all billfish are 100% released. These fish put up awesome fights and make for awesome memories and photos, but are targeted in such high volume that keeping them would quickly deplete their population. Luckily there are tons of other tasty species to catch and keep like Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Snapper and Grouper species, and much more! Read More

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Deep Sea Cabo - 36' Cabo Express

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36 ft 1 - 4 People From $850
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trip description for Cabo Offshore Magic in Cabo San Lucas

On this trip, you'll head offshore to chase down some trophy pelagics in the rich waters off of Cabo San Lucas! You'll be fishing on board a luxury 38' Blackfin sportfishing vessel, which is perfectly suited for the offshore trip of a lifetime! Your captain, Charry, is highly experienced and knowledgeable, and will show you the time of your life out on the water. Cabo is renowned for its world-class sportfishing, and for good reason. The offshore shelf is right off the beach, and cold currents make this a prime spot for all kinds of big predators, including Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and more. While on the water, First Mate Antonio (Torrito) will prep your rigs and bait your hooks, so you can focus on setting hooks! Fishing offshore in Cabo, you can expect to catch a variety of fish including Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Striped Marlin, Swordfish, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Amberjack. These pelagics run year-round, but the best time to be down in Cabo is late September through January. Captain Charry will use a variety of techniques to put you on the fish, including bottom fishing, heavy tackle fishing, live baiting, and trolling. No matter what your experience level is, Captain Charry will make sure that you have a great time and catch plenty of fish. The vessel is a 38' Blackfin sportfisher that is fully equipped with state-of-the-art electronics, autopilot, GPS, sonar, and navigation aids. She's powered by twin Detroit engines with a total of 1100 horsepower. This boat is perfect for offshore fishing in Cabo because it is fast, comfortable and has everything you need for a successful trip. When you come on an offshore fishing trip with Charry and his crew, you can be sure that all of the tackle and gear will be provided for you, and you can purchase a fishing license when you arrive. However, there are a few things that you should bring with you to make sure you have a great time. First, be sure to bring any boating essentials that you might need. This includes items like sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, and towels. Second, be sure to bring enough food and drinks for everyone on the trip. The team will provide water and ice, but you should bring your own snacks and drinks. Lastly, don't forget to bring your camera to capture all of the memories from your trip! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo Offshore Magic

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38 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,235
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trip description for Top-Tier Luxury Cabo Trip in Cabo San Lucas

Are you looking for a premium trip aboard a first-class vessel? Come aboard this beautiful 71' Bertram sportfisher with Captain Kevin and pursue big gamefish in the deep waters off of Cabo San Lucas! This trip targets Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Striped Marlin, and Wahoo. These monsters of the deep are an impressive prize for experienced anglers, and certainly a check on your bucket list. Whether you want a half day relaxing on the seas or a full day of hardcore fishing, this trip is perfect for you! Captain Kevin will take you out on his 71' Bertram, recently renovated to provide maximum comfort. The built-in Seakeeper reduces 95% of side-to-side roll, making this a supremely smooth ride. The huge flybridge can be accessed by safety stairs, and can accommodate up to 6 guests, plus the captain. The cabin is also exceptionally large, featuring a fully equipped kitchen, four comfortable staterooms, and a contemporary salon. All these rooms are air-conditioned so you can escape the heat! You can also battle with your prey from the custom fighting chair on deck. The trip is all inclusive, and everything is state of the art. Captain Kevin will provide custom rods, reels, and tackle. There are fish boxes on board to keep your catch fresh and tasty! Captain Kevin even provides food and drinks on board this luxurious charter, so all you need to bring is sunscreen and appropriate clothing. You will also need to get a fishing license, which you can acquire the day before your adventure at the marina store. Spend the day trolling the deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, and hope to get a bite! This is an incredible opportunity for a first-class adventure, so take this chance for the experience of a lifetime! Read More

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Top-Tier Luxury Cabo Trip

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71 ft 1 - 8 People From $4,000

Everything to Know About Booking a Cabo San Lucas swordfish fishing charter

What are the best swordfish fishing charters in Cabo San Lucas?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 2 swordfish trips in Cabo San Lucas, and the most popular trips in the area are Cabo Offshore Magic guided by Michael and Full Day Inclusive guided by Jose.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly swordfish guides / fishing lessons in Cabo San Lucas? Check out our beginner and family friendly swordfish guides in Cabo San Lucas.

What types of swordfish fishing charters are common in Cabo San Lucas?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for swordfish in Cabo San Lucas as well as nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Cabo San Lucas are trolling, live bait fishing, and heavy tackle fishing but bottom fishing and topwater fishing are popular as well.

How much do Cabo San Lucas swordfish fishing charters cost?

for swordfish in Cabo San Lucas prices can range anywhere from about $1,123 to $1,635, but the average price for a half day trip for swordfish in Cabo San Lucas is $1,235. The average price for a full day trip for swordfish in Cabo San Lucas is $1,415.

What month is best for swordfish fishing in Cabo San Lucas?

The most popular season for swordfish fishing in Cabo San Lucas is spring, and most anglers book their trips 8 days in advance.

Do I need a Cabo San Lucas fishing license for swordfish and what are the bag limits for swordfish in Cabo San Lucas?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Cabo San Lucas, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Cabo San Lucas. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Cabo San Lucas.

What is swordfish fishing in Cabo San Lucas all about?

Swordfish, renowned for their size, strength, and elusive nature, are a prized catch for anglers visiting Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. These majestic deep-sea predators inhabit the offshore waters surrounding the Baja Peninsula, offering anglers the opportunity to engage in thrilling battles against one of the ocean's apex predators. Swordfish are known for their distinctive long, sword-like bill and powerful swimming abilities, making them a challenging yet rewarding target for anglers seeking an unforgettable fishing experience.

One of the primary techniques for targeting swordfish in Cabo San Lucas is deep dropping. Anglers venture offshore aboard specialized sportfishing vessels equipped with heavy-duty electric reels and specialized tackle designed for deep-water fishing. Swordfish typically inhabit depths ranging from 1,500 to 2,000 feet or more, where they hunt for prey such as squid, fish, and crustaceans. Anglers deploy rigged baits or specialized swordfish lures attached to heavy-duty leaders and weighted rigs, carefully lowering them to the desired depth. Patience is key as anglers wait for the telltale signs of a swordfish bite, indicated by a subtle tap or weight on the line.

Additionally, daytime swordfishing has gained popularity in Cabo San Lucas in recent years, offering anglers an alternative method for targeting these elusive predators. Anglers use specialized techniques such as drifting or slow trolling with deep-diving lures or rigged baits in deep-water canyons or along underwater ridges where swordfish are known to roam. With their keen senses and powerful swimming abilities, swordfish provide anglers with a challenging and rewarding fishing experience in the deep waters off the coast of Cabo San Lucas.

What are the most popular months to fish for swordfish in Cabo San Lucas?

Swordfish, renowned for their size, strength, and elusive nature, are a prized catch for anglers visiting Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. These majestic deep-sea predators inhabit the offshore waters surrounding the Baja Peninsula, offering anglers the opportunity to engage in thrilling battles against one of the ocean's apex predators. Swordfish are known for their distinctive long, sword-like bill and powerful swimming abilities, making them a challenging yet rewarding target for anglers seeking an unforgettable fishing experience.

One of the primary techniques for targeting swordfish in Cabo San Lucas is deep dropping. Anglers venture offshore aboard specialized sportfishing vessels equipped with heavy-duty electric reels and specialized tackle designed for deep-water fishing. Swordfish typically inhabit depths ranging from 1,500 to 2,000 feet or more, where they hunt for prey such as squid, fish, and crustaceans. Anglers deploy rigged baits or specialized swordfish lures attached to heavy-duty leaders and weighted rigs, carefully lowering them to the desired depth. Patience is key as anglers wait for the telltale signs of a swordfish bite, indicated by a subtle tap or weight on the line.

Additionally, daytime swordfishing has gained popularity in Cabo San Lucas in recent years, offering anglers an alternative method for targeting these elusive predators. Anglers use specialized techniques such as drifting or slow trolling with deep-diving lures or rigged baits in deep-water canyons or along underwater ridges where swordfish are known to roam. With their keen senses and powerful swimming abilities, swordfish provide anglers with a challenging and rewarding fishing experience in the deep waters off the coast of Cabo San Lucas.

What techniques are popular for catching swordfish in Cabo San Lucas?

Fishing for swordfish in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, requires specialized techniques tailored to the depths at which these elusive predators reside. One primary method utilized by anglers is deep dropping, a technique that involves deploying bait or lures to depths of 1,500 to 2,000 feet or more where swordfish are known to hunt. Anglers typically use heavy-duty electric reels and specialized tackle to handle the extreme depths and powerful fighting capabilities of swordfish. Rigged baits or specialized swordfish lures are carefully lowered to the desired depth, and anglers must exercise patience as they await the subtle indications of a swordfish bite, such as a tap or weight on the line.

In addition to deep dropping, daytime swordfishing has become increasingly popular in Cabo San Lucas. This method involves drifting or slow trolling with deep-diving lures or rigged baits in deep-water canyons or along underwater ridges where swordfish are known to frequent. Anglers carefully present their offerings at varying depths, enticing swordfish to strike. Daytime swordfishing offers anglers an alternative approach to targeting these elusive predators and provides an opportunity for thrilling battles against one of the ocean's apex predators.

Furthermore, when targeting swordfish in Cabo San Lucas, it's essential to consider the timing and location. Swordfish are often found in areas with steep underwater topography, such as canyons, ridges, and drop-offs, where they can ambush prey. Anglers rely on local knowledge and guidance from experienced captains to navigate to prime fishing grounds where swordfish are known to roam. By employing these specialized techniques and understanding the behavior of swordfish, anglers can increase their chances of success and enjoy an exhilarating fishing experience in the deep waters off the coast of Cabo San Lucas.

What other species are popular in Cabo San Lucas?

Apart from swordfish, Cabo San Lucas offers anglers a diverse range of species to target, ensuring an exciting and varied fishing experience. One notable catch in these waters is the striped marlin, a prized gamefish known for its powerful runs and acrobatic displays. Striped marlin are abundant in the offshore waters surrounding Cabo San Lucas, particularly during the warmer months, offering anglers thrilling battles and the opportunity to reel in a trophy-sized catch. Trolling with rigged baits or live baitfish is a popular technique for targeting striped marlin, with experienced captains guiding anglers to prime fishing grounds where these majestic creatures are known to roam.

Another sought-after species in Cabo San Lucas is the yellowfin tuna, renowned for its speed, strength, and delicious flesh. These pelagic predators inhabit the offshore waters around the Baja Peninsula, particularly near seamounts, underwater structures, and areas of upwelling. Anglers often employ trolling techniques with colorful lures or live baitfish to entice yellowfin tuna, with the excitement of hooking into one of these powerful fish adding to the allure of fishing in Cabo San Lucas.

Moreover, anglers visiting Cabo San Lucas can also target species such as dorado, sailfish, and wahoo, among others. Dorado, also known as mahi-mahi or dolphinfish, are vibrant and acrobatic fish commonly found near floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures. Sailfish, known for their incredible speed and acrobatic jumps, provide anglers with thrilling battles offshore. Wahoo, with their distinctive appearance and aggressive feeding behavior, offer exciting opportunities for inshore fishing adventures along the rocky coastline of Cabo San Lucas. With its wealth of species and diverse fishing opportunities, Cabo San Lucas promises anglers an unforgettable fishing experience on the Baja Peninsula.

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