Cabo’s warm waters are filled with a variety of fish that range from sailfish and marlin to swordfish and tuna. With such favorable ocean conditions, fishing is one of the popular activities here; and several private charters offer boats, crew and trips to the best fishing locations. Here are Cabo’s top recommended charter fishing offerings according to USA Today.
RedRum Sportfishing, based at the Marina Cabo Plaza in Cabo San Lucas, offers a variety of half- and full-day fishing charters on its fleet of vessels that range from a 28-foot Californian to a 53-foot Viking. The charters specialize in fishing for marlin, tuna, dorado, wahoo and sailfish. The trips include Penn and Shimano reels, custom-made rods and Ballyhood lures and bait. Each vessel offers a variety of amenities ranging from the latest fish-finding equipment and fighting chairs to complimentary snacks, fresh fruit and juice. Fishing licenses and fish cleaning are available for an additional fee.
Fiesta Sportfishing Cabo Fishing Charters
Fiesta Sportfishing Cabo Fishing Charters offers half- and full-day fishing charters on its fleet of 10 boats; these range from a 23-foot Super Panga that accommodates two people to the 42-foot luxury Uniflite that offers eight passengers a variety of the latest equipment. Each of the boats is equipped with fighting chairs and the latest Penn rods and reels. Rates also include dockside bilingual departure and arrival assistance, professional crew and fuel. Live bait, food and drinks and licenses are available for additional fees.
Sunset Mona Lisa Charters
Sunset Mona Lisa Charters provides half- and full-day fishing trips on its fleet of three premium boats that include a 35-foot Contender, a 38-foot Black Fin and a 52-foot Bay Davis. Other boats include three Super Pangas and three mid-sized boats, but are set at a lower rate that includes only the vessel and crew. The premium trips include lunch, snacks, fishing licenses, bait and use of the latest fish-finding equipment. Through its partnership with the Sunset Da Mona Lisa Restaurant, guests can have their catch prepared and cooked for no extra cost.
Cabo Magic Sportfishing
Cabo Magic Sportfishing, based in downtown Cabo San Lucas, provides private, half- and full-day fishing charters on its fleet of boats that includes Pangas, Cruisers (26 to 34 feet in length) and Sportfishers (35 to 78 feet in length). The boats offer a variety of amenities such as fighting chairs, marlin towers, the latest fish-finding equipment and a professional crew. The rates include all Penn tackle and gear, taxes and licenses. The 68- and 78-foot Sportfishers offer the extra benefit of breakfast and lunch prepared by an onboard chef.