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Deep Sea Fishing in Cancun

Cancun, Mexico

Embark on an adventure of Deep Sea Fishing in Cancun

Be adventurous on the open sea and catch some big fish! Cancun is a wonderful and beautiful setting for going deep sea fishing and landing a big one.

Fishing season is always in and you will be able to take home a trophy of a Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Sail Fish, Grouper, Wahoo, Amberjack, Dolphin Fish, Barracuda, Kingfish, Blackfin Tuna, Red Snapper, or Bonita. You just need to know when the best time is to catch which giant fish.

The best fishing for Blue Marlin is June, July and August. These fish range between 100 and 800 pounds. For fishing for White Marlin you should plan you trip for the months of April, May, or June. This will give you a prize winning catch between 50 and 100 pounds to mount on your wall. Who wouldn't want a sail fish to display? The best months for sail fish around Cancun is March, April, May, June, and July. These wonderful fish weigh in between 45 and 100 pounds. Are you a grouper fan, then you should visit Cancun in October, November or December and your prize catch will weigh in between 10 and 100 pounds. What about Wahoo? The best time for catching these 25 to 85 pound fish is in the months of November, December, January, April, May, and June. Your best chances of catching an Amberjack are better in the months of September, October, November, and December. Amberjack usually weigh around 20 to 80 pounds. During the months of April, May, and June you will love fishing for Dolphin Fish, Blackfin Tuna, and Bonita. But, Bonita is also excellent during the months of July and August. From October through December you will love catching Barracuda and Kingfish

There are many wonderful fishing charter companies in and around Cancun that can help you catch the fish of your dreams. At fishing charters they have several trips available that will give you that chance. There prices vary according to how many people will be in your fishing party and which boat you wish to use and how long you desire to fish. Their Reel Magic is a 38 foot yacht and the maximum passenger limit is 8 passengers. For a 4 hour trip the cost is $575.00, a 6 hour trip is $675.00 and an 8 hour trip is $775.00. These prices include bait, tackle, fishing license, and drinks (ice cooler with beer, soda & bottled water. For more information about some of their other choices and pricing check out their website at

Let's go fishing also offers many wonderful deep sea fishing charter. They have two boats that are used for your adventure. The 40 foot Viking and the 40 foot Pelicano. They also have charters available for an even more enjoyable time. For more information or to book reservations you can all them at 52-998-849-4785 or email them at

Tequila Sunrise Adventures have a day and a full day fishing excursion. The day trip costs $350.00 and includes the boat, sodas, water and all the fishing setup. The full day trip costs $600.00 and includes the above plus a light lunch, snorkel gear. They are located in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico only 1 hour from Cancun. For more information you can visit their website at or email them at You can also contact them by telephone by dialing 984-873-5513. In the United States and Canada you will have to dial 011 52 before the number.

Other great fishing charters around Cancun include deep sea fishing and sport fishing. This fishing charter company is right in the middle of the hotel zone so you won't have to search around for a great deal. They offer 4 hour, 6 hour, and 8 hour excursions. Each one is priced by how many hours, which boat you desire, and of course the season. It is better to make reservations if you really want to go deep sea fishing or sport fishing while you are in Cancun. All of their trips include the boats crew, fishing tackle, bait, beer, soft drinks, or bottled water, fishing license, port fees and taxes, and lunch is also included if you take the 8 hour trip. To find out more about their boats and prices check out their website for deep sea fishing at or sport fishing at You can also call them at 01-998-887-3414.

Other locations that may offer some deep fish fishing excursions include Marina Del Rey, contact telephone number 98-83-05-54. The Mundo Marina, contact telephone number 98-83-04-42. The Aqua Tours, contact telephone number 98-83-12-27 and the Barracuda Marina contact telephone 98-85-34-44.

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