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Everything to Know About Booking a blue marlin fishing charter

What are the best blue marlin fishing charters?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 154 blue marlin trips, and the most popular trips are 42' Hatteras -Offshore guided by Alberto, Extended Full Day Trip (Offshore) guided by Mark, and Southpaw Fishing Charters - Dawn to Dusk guided by Brad.

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What types of blue marlin fishing charters are common?

Offshore fishing is the most popular for blue marlin as well as nearshore fishing, flats fishing, and inshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques are trolling, heavy tackle fishing, and bottom fishing but light tackle fishing and jigging are popular as well.

How much do blue marlin fishing charters cost?

for blue marlin prices can range anywhere from $270 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day for blue marlin is $1,084. The average price for a full day for blue marlin is $1,784.

When is the best time to go blue marlin fishing?

The most popular season for blue marlin fishing is summer, and most anglers book their trips 32 days in advance.

Where can I get a fishing license for blue marlin and what are the bag limits for blue marlin?

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



What is a Blue Marlin?

The blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) is a deep sea game fish, recognized by it’s large bill that’s used to stun, injure, or kill it’s prey. Although they are the national fish of Commonwealth of the Bahamas, they are spread throughout the tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans.

Considered the king of all fish, they are powerful and acrobatic on the line, making them a high prize for anglers. They are highly migratory, one study even following a tagged marlin for 9,254 miles. They are the largest of the billfish, and have excellent eyesight, stamina, cold water temperature tolerance and hunting skills.

Like other billfish, they can quickly change color thanks to their pigment-containing iridophores and light-reflecting skin cells. However, they typically are blue on top with a silver belly, and around 15 rows of pale, cobalt stripes.

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What's biting?

Blue Marlin Fishing Reports from Our Damn Good Guides. See more blue marlin fishing reports.

    Marlin marlin marlin! All customer are yelling in Cabo San Lucas. The golden gate spot is wide open with our boats returning with 4 to 10 marlin releases per day. Also mahi mahi continue to deliver fun action and amazing table fare. As the weather continues warm the bite continues to get HOT. Let's go fishing, paradise is a cast away!

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