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Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Cancún

25' Panga - Nearshore Or Offshore

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25 ft 1 - 4 People $

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Cancún

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35 ft 1 - 9 People $$
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Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Puerto Morelos

Trolling Fishing + Snorkel And Or Sunset

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$

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We have a special fast boat. Very adapted for families who want to enjoy everything. A fishing boat with professional equipment for the most avid fishermen. In the tours over 6 hours It is your option, for the same price, combining it with a time of snorkeling while the captain prepares a ceviche with the catch. In a reef or in a cenote where without more tourists they can snorkel. If you want to finish at sunset, you can enjoy the romantic views cheering with champagne from our comfortable bowdeck. Only the sunset has an extra cost. Our boat is not only one of the best for trolling, it is a professional boat for intrepid fishing, in it we take care of the details to make a pleasant stay for both; fishermen and those who are not so much, beautiful, photogenic, comfortable , fast and reliable with all the necessary safeties. Contact with your doubts. Ask questions about marriage proposals, scattering of ashes or ceremonies. The tour of 2 hours is only for Sunset. Ask for the departure time because depends on the season. Totally no Smoking boat. If we discover that he smokes secretly in the bathroom, we will keel him over. Sea rules apply. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Puerto Morelos

Trolling Fishing + Snorkel And Or Sunset

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$

A deep sea fishing charter with Captain Arturo in Isla Mujeres, Mexico is an unforgettable experience for any angler or fishing enthusiast. Captain Arturo is a knowledgeable and experienced guide who knows the best spots for fishing in the area! Upon arrival, you'll be welcomed aboard his 35' Bertram sportfisher, a luxury vessel that's equipped with all the necessary gear and technology to ensure a successful trip. As you set out to sea, you'll be amazed by the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean and the stunning scenery around Isla Mujeres. Captain Arturo will guide the boat to the prime fishing spots, where you'll troll bait and lures to attract fish such as Barracuda, Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, and more. These pelagic species are extremely fast and are a blast to fight! Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, Captain Arturo will make sure you have a great time and come back with a great catch. As the trip comes to an end, Captain Hector will clean and fillet your catch so that you can take it home and enjoy a delicious seafood meal. You'll also have the opportunity to take some memorable photos with your catch and the beautiful Isla Mujeres scenery before heading back to shore. Overall, a deep sea fishing charter with Captain Hector in Isla Mujeres is a thrilling adventure that combines the excitement of fishing with the beauty of the Caribbean. You're sure to have an unforgettable experience and return home with great memories and fresh fish to enjoy. The trip DON'T INCLUDE THE $10 USD PER PASSENGER FOR DOCK FEES. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Cancún

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35 ft 1 - 9 People $$

Looking for an action-packed, big game fishing trip in a beautiful vacation hot spot? (Who isn't?) This trip won't let you down! Cancún is a prime spot to capture all of the fish heading into and out of the Gulf of Mexico. With Captain Alberto, you'll be going after some big game fish on this excursion into the stunning Yucatan waters with a drink in hand. On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Alberto will cruise you around the nearshore coast or venture a bit offshore where you'll be targeting exciting fish such as Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Grouper, Snapper, Jack Crevalle and more. You can go after these fish with various methods, and this boat is equipped to do bottom fishing, heavy tackle, jigging, light tackle and trolling. Whether you want to lounge until a reel starts screaming or hold a rod and feel the bites, Captain Alberto will make sure you get a fish no matter your experience level. You’ll spend the day on board Captain Alberto's 25’ Panga with capacity for 4 anglers. Powered by a 100 HP 4 stroke Suzuki engine, this vessel is equipped with a Stereo System, GPS, and Avet Reels. Coupled with fish finder and Captain Alberto’s expert knowledge of the area, you are sure to be on top of the fish all day long. If you feel like doing some snorkeling, just let Captain Albert know before the trip and he'll make sure the proper equipment is on board. The waters here, especially by Isla Mujeres, are crystal clear and a perfect place to go snorkeling. If spearfishing is more your scene, then that is totally cool too – you are welcome to bring along your own equipment. Let the captain know beforehand and he will take you to the best fisheries for this! Captain Alberto takes all the worry out of planning a fishing charter. He will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, bottled water, sodas, and even a 6-pack of beer. Top of the line gear from Penn, Avet & Shimano will make sure you have the best chance to reel in your trophy fish. All you need to bring is a Cancun fishing license. We recommend also bringing a hat, sunscreen, and polarized sunglasses. After the trip Captain Alberto will even fillet any keepers – all you need to worry about is how to cook your delicious haul! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Cancún

25' Panga - Nearshore Or Offshore

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25 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Everything to Know About Booking a Cancún blue marlin fishing charter

What are the best blue marlin fishing charters in Cancún?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 3 blue marlin trips in Cancún, and the most popular trips in the area are 25' Panga - Nearshore or Offshore guided by Alberto and Fishing Charter in Cancun 35ft for 9px guided by Arturo.

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Another popular city nearby for booking a Blue Marlin charter is Puerto Morelos.

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What types of blue marlin fishing charters are common in Cancún?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for blue marlin in Cancún as well as nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Cancún are bottom fishing, trolling, and jigging but artificial lure fishing and light tackle fishing are popular as well.

How much do Cancún blue marlin fishing charters cost?

for blue marlin in Cancún prices can range anywhere from an affordable $330 to $1,250, but the average price for a half day trip for blue marlin in Cancún is $570. The average price for a full day trip for blue marlin in Cancún is $851.

What month is best for blue marlin fishing in Cancún?

The most popular season for blue marlin fishing in Cancún is spring, and most anglers book their trips 19 days in advance.

Do I need a Cancún fishing license for blue marlin and what are the bag limits for blue marlin in Cancún?

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

What is blue marlin fishing in Cancún all about?

Blue marlin, one of the most prized gamefish in the world, are a prominent species found in the waters off Cancún. These majestic creatures, known for their impressive size, speed, and acrobatic leaps, attract anglers from around the globe seeking the ultimate offshore challenge. Cancún offers ideal conditions for blue marlin fishing, with its deep blue waters and abundant prey fish providing ample habitat for these apex predators. Anglers visiting Cancún have the opportunity to target blue marlin throughout much of the year, with peak seasons typically occurring from April to September.

One popular technique for blue marlin fishing in Cancún is trolling with large artificial lures or rigged baits. Anglers trail these baits behind a slow-moving boat, covering vast expanses of open water near offshore reefs and drop-offs where blue marlin are known to congregate. The sight of a massive blue marlin streaking towards the surface to strike a trolling lure is a thrilling moment that epitomizes the excitement of offshore angling in Cancún. The powerful runs and aerial displays that follow provide anglers with an adrenaline-fueled angling experience and memories to last a lifetime.

In addition to trolling, anglers in Cancún can also target blue marlin using live bait fishing techniques. Anglers often use large live baits such as bonito, mackerel, or mullet to entice blue marlin lurking in the deeper offshore waters. Drifting or slow trolling with live bait allows anglers to cover large areas and intercept passing blue marlin. The challenge of hooking into one of these majestic fish amidst the vastness of the open ocean adds an extra dimension of excitement to the angling experience in Cancún. With its world-class blue marlin fishing opportunities and stunning coastal landscapes, Cancún remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling offshore adventures.

What are the most popular months to fish for blue marlin in Cancún?

Blue marlin seasons in Cancún offer anglers distinct opportunities to pursue these magnificent gamefish throughout the year. While blue marlin can be found in the waters off Cancún year-round, certain times stand out as particularly fruitful for anglers seeking encounters with these majestic creatures. The primary blue marlin seasons in Cancún typically coincide with the warmer months, with peak activity occurring from April to September. During this time, blue marlin are more active and abundant, making it an ideal period for anglers to target them near offshore reefs, seamounts, and deepwater canyons.

Spring marks the beginning of the blue marlin season in Cancún, as warmer water temperatures stimulate increased activity among these apex predators. Blue marlin can be found patrolling the offshore waters surrounding Cancún, providing anglers with ample opportunities for trolling and targeting these powerful fish. Anglers visiting Cancún during the spring months have the best chance of encountering blue marlin in abundance, with the opportunity to hook into specimens weighing hundreds of pounds.

Summer brings another surge in blue marlin activity in Cancún, particularly as warm ocean currents fuel the annual migration of these fish. From June to August, blue marlin can be found in prolific numbers along the offshore reefs, seamounts, and deepwater canyons surrounding Cancún. Anglers targeting blue marlin during the summer months often experience thrilling strikes and epic battles, making this period ideal for anglers seeking adrenaline-pumping offshore fishing action. With favorable weather conditions and the promise of memorable encounters with these majestic creatures, summer in Cancún beckons anglers eager for unforgettable fishing adventures amidst the stunning backdrop of the Caribbean coast.

What techniques are popular for catching blue marlin in Cancún?

Blue marlin fishing in Cancún demands specialized techniques to target these majestic and powerful gamefish effectively. One of the most common techniques employed by anglers is trolling with large artificial lures or rigged baits. Anglers typically trail these baits behind a slow-moving boat, covering vast expanses of open water near offshore reefs, seamounts, and deepwater canyons where blue marlin are known to congregate. The sight of a massive blue marlin streaking towards the surface to strike a trolling lure is a thrilling moment that epitomizes the excitement of offshore angling in Cancún. The powerful runs and aerial displays that follow provide anglers with an adrenaline-fueled angling experience and memories to last a lifetime.

Another effective technique for targeting blue marlin in Cancún is using live bait fishing methods. Anglers often employ large live baits such as bonito, mackerel, or mullet to entice blue marlin lurking in the deeper offshore waters. Drifting or slow trolling with live bait allows anglers to cover large areas and intercept passing blue marlin. The challenge of hooking into one of these majestic fish amidst the vastness of the open ocean adds an extra dimension of excitement to the angling experience in Cancún.

In addition to trolling and live bait fishing, anglers in Cancún can also employ teasers and dredges to attract blue marlin to their baits. Teasers are artificial lures or rigged baits deployed ahead of the trolling spread to mimic the movements of prey fish, enticing blue marlin into striking. Dredges are a series of artificial baits or lures rigged together and dragged behind the boat to create a larger and more enticing bait presentation. By strategically deploying teasers and dredges, anglers can increase their chances of attracting the attention of blue marlin and enticing them into striking. With its world-class blue marlin fishing opportunities and stunning coastal landscapes, Cancún remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling offshore adventures.

What other species are popular in Cancún?

Aside from blue marlin, Cancún offers anglers a diverse array of other species to target, ensuring an exciting and varied fishing experience. One notable catch is the magnificent sailfish, known for its breathtaking speed and acrobatic leaps. Found in the deep blue waters offshore of Cancún, sailfish provide anglers with thrilling battles and the chance to witness their impressive aerial displays. Anglers often target sailfish using trolling techniques with artificial lures or rigged baits, presenting them in a way that mimics the movement of natural prey. The sight of a sailfish streaking across the surface and leaping into the air is a sight to behold and makes sailfish fishing a favorite among offshore anglers in Cancún.

Another prized gamefish found in the waters of Cancún is the powerful dorado, also known as mahi-mahi or dolphin fish. These colorful and fast-swimming fish inhabit the offshore waters surrounding Cancún, where they patrol in search of baitfish and other prey. Dorado provide anglers with thrilling strikes and spirited fights, making them a sought-after target for fishermen visiting Cancún. Anglers often target dorado by trolling with lures or rigged baits near floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures, where these fish are known to congregate. With their vibrant colors and impressive size, dorado fishing in Cancún offers anglers a thrilling and rewarding angling experience amidst the stunning coastal landscapes of the Caribbean.

In addition to sailfish and dorado, anglers in Cancún can also target a variety of other species, including wahoo, tuna, grouper, snapper, and barracuda, among others. Whether trolling offshore reefs, bottom fishing around wrecks and structure, or fly fishing in the shallow flats, there are abundant opportunities to encounter a diverse range of fish species in the waters of Cancún. With its warm, nutrient-rich currents and thriving marine ecosystems, Cancún remains a premier destination for anglers seeking thrilling offshore adventures and memorable catches amidst the stunning backdrop of the Caribbean coast.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome inshore/nearshore trip. Great action and a wide arrange of species. Captain and crew did an amazing job at getting me on fish and walking me through techniques. Highly recommend this trip.

    Michael R. with Travis S. of Cancún, Quintana Roo

  • ★★★★★
    Easily one of the best days ever! Always wanted to catch a mahi mahi and captain Alberto made it happen. Great day on the water. Him and his deckhand Elesio were on top of everything all day and made it amazing. Definitely went above and beyond.Great service great people great times!

    Jayden L. with Alberto G. of Cancún, Quintana Roo

  • ★★★★★
    We 3 guys really enjoyed our fishing with Captain Alberto. He was very helpful and knowledgable. Picked us up on time, was very pleasant. Would definitely recommend this trip!

    Theresa A. with Alberto G. of Cancún, Quintana Roo

  • ★★★★★
    My Son and I booked a trip with Cesar and 1st Mate Gus. Fantastic fishing in tough conditions. Very knowledgable, skilled and friendly Guides. We will be back!

    Douglas C. with Travis S. of Cancún, Quintana Roo

  • ★★★★★
    I’ve always wanted to catch a tarpon on the fly. It’s been on my bucket list for years, so when we planned our trip to Cancun, I look for an opportunity after booking the trip I was obviously excited to get the chance to fill one of the things on my bucket list, however, when I didn’t plan on, was getting very sick, just a few hours before Orlando, my guide was picking me up. As bad as I felt, I went and waited in the lobby for him to arrive. He had to go through a lot of trouble to get through security, but when I met him, he was all smiles. As we rode through the city to his boat I didn’t say a word, because I felt so ill, and after loading the boat and headed out under the water, it was only a matter of moments before he put me on fish, in my weakened state, I could barely throw the fly. However, he kept pointing out fish after fish, and after a few times resting, I finally filled that bucket list. Orlando was so patient with me and very generous. Not only was he an excellent guide he was a very, very good guy. I hope one day I can go back and fish with him again when I feel better Orlando worked very hard to get me on fish , and if I felt better, I’m sure I would’ve caught several more. We did catch more than that one but because I was so sick I laid in the bottom of the boat mostly. It wouldn’t have mattered if we didn’t catch fish I think I would’ve enjoyed spending the time on the water with Orlando. he genuinely wants you to catch fish. In my second state, he couldn’t tell how excited I was but I could sure tell how excited he was. Thanks again Orlando!! Tight lines!!!

    Matthew O. with Orlando M. of Cancún, Quintana Roo

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great experience with Captain Miguel and crew on the Christine 1. Prompt departure with all the gear ready to go. We caught bait fish to start and then tried our luck for larger species. At one point there were 4 of our group members reeling in a catch! Water, soda and beer were included. There was a bathroom available and a nice covered area to stay out of the sun. Captain Travis was also prompt in communications prior to the trip to confirm details and provide instructions for our outing. I would highly recommend and hope to return for another trip in the future for a trophy catch!

    Matthew E. with Travis S. of Cancún, Quintana Roo

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was amazing. They don’t lie when they say you don’t come in unless you catch a fish. I took my 8 year old. We trolled deep see for 5 hrs had 2 separate 100 to 150lb sailfish attacking the bait. Unfortunately no hook set but no worries. Travis and the guys took us closer inshore for an hour on the way back and my son reeled in 2 big triggerfish 2 yellow snapper a barracuda and an amberjack. So finishing stony with 6 fish and seeing the two sailfish chasing the bait was awesome. Not to mention your catching live bait pretty much the whole time.

    Michael T. with Travis S. of Cancún, Quintana Roo

  • ★★★★★
    I highly recommend Orlando. The communication before the trip was great and he went the extra miles (literally) to pick me and drop me off at my hotel so I didn't have to mess around with early morning taxi or Uber. Fishing was tough but we got some baby tarpon on fly and when conditions weren't suitable for fly rod we switches to spinning rod and caught more. Also got to see some remote backwater and the resident crocodiles. Made you think twice before putting hand in water to retrieve a snagged fly!

    Simon S. with Orlando M. of Cancún, Quintana Roo

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