Fishing with Baja Azul runs angling trips out of La Paz and offers to show you what the local fishery is all about.

Capt. Ivan aims to tailor every trip to your specific needs, so let him know what you’re after! Depending on the trip and species, you’ll be using techniques like bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, popping, and spinning. You’re looking at 6 to 8-hour trips, where you’ll usually go after the likes of Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Yellowtail Amberjack, Wahoo, Sailfish, Roosterfish, depending on the weather and time of year.

You’ll be fishing from a 23’ L-Diaz boat with enough room for up to 4 anglers at any single time. When it comes to rods, reels, and terminal tackle, everything you need is included in the price. Please keep in mind you’ll need to get a fishing license before the start of the trip.

You’ll be able to keep any legal species caught during the trip. There will be a first mate on board to help you with anything you need. Tips for good service are always appreciated. There will be complimentary snacks and drinks aboard for your convenience during the trip, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Fishing with Baja Azul.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    1/2 Day Trip – Fishing La Paz
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $420
    Trip will last 4-5 hours. Be prepared to target (depending on the season) Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Yellowtail, and other species on this trip. You will be fishing up to 25 miles from La Paz, up to Espiritu Santo and Partida Island. We will locate the fish, and you will be in charge of getting it on the boat. All edible fish will be delivered filleted so you can enjoy a fresh meal at La Paz.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - La Paz
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $490
    Trip will last 7-8 hours. Be prepared to target (depending on the season) Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Almaco Jack, Yellowtail, Snapper, Grouper, Roosterfish, Mahi Mahi, and other species on this trip. You will be fishing up to 40 miles from La Paz. We will locate the fish, and you will be in charge of getting it on the boat. All edible fish will be delivered filleted so you can enjoy a fresh meal at La Paz.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Fishing the Pacific
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    If you consider yourself a real fisherman, then you have to live the Conquista trip experience! We will drive you from La Paz (included) to a nearby town in the Pacific called "Conquista Agraria". Here you will be targeting trophy fish like Gulf and Broom Tail Grouper, Yellowtail Kingfish, Seabass, Wahoo, and many other species (all depending on the season). Only Baja Azul will make you experience real bottom fishing like this.

FAQs about Fishing with Baja Azul

Fishing with Baja Azul offers the following trips to customers:
  • $420 per group - 1/2 Day Trip – Fishing La Paz (5 hours)
  • $490 per group - Full Day Trip - La Paz (8 hours)
  • $700 per group - Full Day Trip – Fishing the Pacific (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fishing with Baja Azul, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Fishing with Baja Azul include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks (Non-alcoholic)
  • First Mate (15% Tip is customary)

Fishing with Baja Azul offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Fishing with Baja Azul offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Fishing with Baja Azul include:
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Broomtail)
  • Jack (Almaco)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Wahoo
  • Yellowtail Amberjack

Meet the Captain

Ivan Sotelo
La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
ID & license verified
2 Customer reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since August 2022
Captain Ivan Sotelo is a passionate angler who looks forward to every trip and the smiles on his guests' faces.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail) Broomtail Grouper
Jack (Almaco) Almaco Jack

Boat specs

ALVAREZ (Skiff) originally built in 2023. Powered by a 140HP Susuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Non-alcoholic
First Mate
15% Tip is customary

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 2 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Wayne M.
Scottsdale, AZ
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4.0 / 5
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Family Christmas Fishing

VERIFIED   1/2 Day Trip – Fishing La Paz on December 23, 2022
Captain Ivan worked with us to arrange two boats that could accommodate 8 of us. He really went all out for us. Great time,...
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Jesus G.
San José Del Cabo, Baja California Sur
Excellent
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VERIFIED   1/2 Day Trip – Fishing La Paz on August 25, 2022
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