Fishing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Fishing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Last Updated on March 13, 2023

If you are into fishing, you have probably heard of this unique experience: fishing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. But why is this fishing area so well-known and what is so unique about it?

Here are the main four reasons why all fishing lovers should go fishing in Cabo San Lucas with Cabo Fishing Charters at least once in their lives:

1. Fantastic weather


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Cabo San Lucas is located in the Baja California Peninsula area which offers the perfect combination of great weather and spectacular scenery. The weather in Cabo San Lucas is fantastic all year round. But if you can choose, probably the best months to visit Cabo is from May to June. During this time the wintertime crowds have gone and you won’t be caught by the summertime storms while you are fishing offshore. October and November are also very nice months for a vacation.

2. There is no low season


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Actually, fishing in Cabo San Lucas is good all year long. And you will be able to catch some fish pretty much any time. The only exception that can vary depending on the weather is from mid-August to mid-September, so if possible you may want to avoid that period. Other than that, there is always something to catch in Cabo San Lucas

3. Two seas to explore


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Los Cabos is such a great fishing area because it is in between the Sea of Cortez on one shore and the Pacific Ocean on the other. The temperate waters of the Sea of Cortez are known for being the home to one of the most diverse marine ecosystems on the planet. With over 5,000 species of invertebrates including millions of shrimp, squid, herring, sardines, and mackerel. Fishing close to shore, you’ll find plenty of roosterfish, snapper, and amberjack. And if you get a little further out, things get more serious with offshore bigger species such as wahoo, dorado, tuna, sailfish, and marlin.

But if you take a right from Cabo, and you’ll find yourself in the middle of the open Pacific Ocean. Here, the possibilities are endless as the currents bring some of the biggest and most powerful fish in the world. To give you an idea, over 70 world records have been set in these very waters.

4. Wide variety of species to catch

The possibilities of fishing in Los Cabos are huge. Some of the most common species you will be able to catch when fishing in Cabo San Lucas include among others: Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Bonita, Cabrilla, Grouper, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Rooster Fish, Sailfish, Shark, Snapper, Snook, Yellowfin Tuna, Yellowtail, and Wahoo.

Now you know why Cabo San Lucas is a longtime favorite for sport fishing. And when visiting Cabo you will also be able to enjoy its great beaches, lots of shopping options, delicious restaurants, and exciting nightlife.


About Maria Kennedy

Maria Kennedy is the managing editor at Travel for Food Hub. Maria is on a full-tilt mission to share local food and travel inspiration. When she is not writing about food and travel, startups or social media, she is enjoying her time with her boys in sunny Spain.

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