Spain Fishing

If you thought Europe can't pack a wallop when it comes to Big Game fishing, think again. From hosting some of the finest Tuna hotspots in the world just off the island of Mallorca to providing prime Billfishing opportunities along the magnificent Canaries - when it comes to superb fishing, Spain is more than ready to fight back at any of the Caribbean deep-sea giants.

Known For

Flamenco dance, Bull fighting, Over 8000 km of beaches, Heavy duty trolling for Giant Marlin and Tuna, Palacio Real, La Concha, Aqueduct of Segovia, Vast Shark fishing potential, Cuenca, Ibiza, Sagrada Familia, El Escorial, Mezquita of Cordoba, Massive Dorado and Barracuda hook-ups, Alhambra, Paella, Tapas, La Tomatina, Palacio Real, Regional Needle fish bonanza, Burgos Cathedral, Santiago de Compostela

Rules & Regulations

A regional fishing license, or rod license (permiso/licencia de pesca) is required to fish both inland and sea waters in Spain. You can buy a Spanish license at the fishing department of the regional administrative office. An angling license is also required for fishing in reservoirs, rivers and estuaries.

Types Of Fishing

Giant Bluefin Tuna in Mallorca, Trophy-sized Marlin and Spearfish off the coast of Canaries, Thresher Shark fishing on mainland, Bountiful Dorado and Bonito Seasons, Giant Swordifsh excursions around Malaga and Grenada, Excellent Sea Bass and Spotted Bass prospects, Catfish, Carp and Zander fishing in the Ebro river, Year-round supply of Grouper and Snapper