There are fantastic opportunities for fishing in Cancun. The amazing fish found here are due to the nutrient-rich waters found in the reefs in and around Cancun. You can commission private and group charters and they will provide you with all you need such as rods, tackle, bait, licenses, and lunch. A special license is required for fishing in Mexico so make sure when you book your tour that this is included in the price.
Cancun Sport Fishing
Cancun is one of the best sportfishing hotspots in the world! Sportfishing in Cancun is on a ‘catch and release’ basis and goes in seasons. From February to April the top catches are kingfish, barracuda, small shark, grouper and blue marlin. From April to August you will find blue marlin, sailfish, tuna, and mahi-mahi. Then from September to February catches include barracuda, snapper, and mackerel. Book a sportfishing excursion and you are guaranteed an exhilarating day out!
Fly Fishing in Cancun
The lagoon system around Cancun offers the angler all-year-round opportunities to catch and release a great variety of species such as tarpon, bonefish, barracuda, sea trout, and red snapper. Fly fishing can be done in the sea, lakes, lagoons or rivers and is done in shallow, clear waters using artificial bait called a fly. You can book fly fishing lessons with one of the many tour operators.
Fishing in Cancun guarantees a catch of a lifetime in the warm Caribbean waters pulsating with fish all year round!
Cancun fishing is just as diverse as its other watersports. You can enjoy fly-fishing, sportfishing, and deep-sea fishing depending on your particular passion.