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A fishing trip in Spain will show you that there’s plenty more to this country than tapas, sangria, and dance moves packed with Latin flair. Along with its beautiful culture and vibrant atmosphere, it’s also home to fresh and salt waters bustling with trophy-sized fish. You’ll be treated to some Mediterranean hospitality, as well as some world-famous species!
The River Ebro lies in wait for freshwater enthusiasts. Try out coarse fishing, and you’ll come face-to-gills with species such as Catfish, Carp, Pike, Black Seabass, as well as a small population of Salmon and Trout. Trips usually run anywhere from 4–8 hours, with autumn to spring being the most plentiful months. Novices can get to grips with these calm waters, whereas more experienced anglers can test their fly fishing skills!
Salt fishing fans will have the Atlantic and Mediterranean to explore – which means plenty of angling options along Spain’s coastlines. Offshore fishing here means huge Bluefin Tuna. The waters near Tarragona port are especially fish-filled only 6 kilometers from shore! Mahi Mahi, Little Tunny, Atlantic Mackerel, Amberjack, and Blue Shark also call these waters home. An eight-hour trip will give you the best chance of landing a Bluefin.
Spain also offers up some exciting reef fishing action. Head to the Balearic Islands for Snapper and Grouper, which make for seriously tasty table fare. You can also troll for Seabass, Dentex, and Conger eel. Most trips last between 4–8 hours, making this a great option for newbies and experienced anglers alike. Head further out in these waters, and you’ll encounter Albacore Tuna, Shortbill Spearfish, and Mahi Mahi, too.

Rules & Regulations

All anglers require a valid fishing license to cast a line here. Luckily, wherever you choose to go in Spain, your license will be covered as long as you fish alongside a charter captain.
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Head to Caceres for a turnip food fight! This is also the cheapest month to visit Spain, with coarse fishing still great.


To brighten up a winter day, head to Barcelona for the Sitges Carnival. Love almonds? Go to Gran Canaria for the Almond Festival – there is a festival for everyone.


The annual flamenco festival Jerez Flamenco Festival is happening in March. Traveling in March is still relatively cheap in most of Spain. Head to Valencia for Las Fallas, where giant figurines are paraded then set on fire.


The weather varies around the country in April. Join in the Medio Maratón in Madrid or head to the Latin American film festival the Mostra de Cinema Llatinoamericà de Lleida.


Love tennis? Then don’t miss the Madrid Open. Or are cars more your speed? Then it’s off to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix for you.


As it heats up, cool off at the Water and Ham festival for a cool water fight in Granada. June 23 is Noche de San Juan, so expect fireworks and celebrations throughout the country.


This is peak season, as the weather gets super hot consistently. Expect the locals to head to the coast to cool down. The running of the bulls, the Sam Fermin, happens in Pamplona early in the month. Or go to Benicassim, an epic festival in Valencia.


Now this is the food fight Spain is really famous for: the Tomatina Tomato Fight in Valencia. Expect over 50,000 people to thrown 100 tonnes of tomatoes at each other, then be hosed down in the street afterwards. Or run from the bulls in the Cuellar Bull Run in Segovia.


Celebrate this autumn with the Festa de la Mercè in Barcelona. Expect live music, fireworks, a parade or two – fun for the whole family.


For the thrill seekers out there, head to the Horror and Fantasy Film Festival in San Sebastian. Films are from all around the world.


The weather is really cooling off now, with only the southeast staying relatively warm. The International Theater Festival in Vitoria has been running for four decades and is great to see a variety of genres at the theatre.


December is all about the lead up to Christmas, with something for the whole family to do and enjoy together. From religious celebrations to incredible food, it’s a treat to see Spain at this time of year.

Spain Fishing Calendar

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Arjan E. fished with Resacca Fishing Charter on September 24, 2021
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Best fishing experience ever! Went night fishing private and it was amazing, the crew had a lot of experience and helped me a lot (i am a rooking at sea fishing) catched a lot of fish and big ones, 1000% recommended to do this.
A wonderful day out on the Big Blue
Chris S. fished with Resacca Fishing Charter on March 11, 2020
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Take a jacket just in case it's a cool wind blowing
Fishing with Leonardo
Peter H. fished with Sailfisher II Big Game Fishing on February 10, 2020
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Focus on the nature and REMEMBER - fishing is a lottery - there is no guarantee of catching fish. That mindset is essential to bring When tøj gø fishing!!! God Luck
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Nicola S. fished with The Rodfather Tenerife Fishing on January 24, 2020
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Join the Rodfather crew whether you are new to fishing or an experienced angler these guys rock!!
Fishing with Adrian
Sergey K. fished with The Rodfather Tenerife Fishing on December 7, 2019
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Alun W. fished with Seariders on July 25, 2019
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Book in the knowledge that you will be well looked after.
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Wayne F. fished with No Limits Tenerife Fishing on July 1, 2019
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I would recommend any of the fishing in Costa adeje
Amazing fishing experience.
Jessika C. fished with Capt. Vince Riera–Fishing Mallorca on June 22, 2019
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bring your cameras. the sights are to die for. everything else is on board. and prepare for lots of fishing action

FAQs about Fishing Charters in Spain

To give you an idea of how much a fishing trip in Spain costs, the average price for a 4 hour private trip is $635, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,028. These prices are based on trips booked on our site recently.

Prices will vary depending on trip length, fishing technique, as well as the type and size of the boat you booked. However, to give you an indication, the average boat size in Spain is 34 ft and the most common vessel type is a Offshore sport fishing.

According to customer reviews, Charter Santa Cruz, Luna Pesca - Port Banus, and Charter Tortuga are some of the most popular fishing charters in Spain. Full list of top fishing charters in Spain.

Charter Santa Cruz, Luna Pesca - Port Banus, and Charter Tortuga all received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Spain.

The best way to experience fishing in Spain is to book a private charter with a licensed fishing guide. See the full list of charters available for online booking here: List of fishing charters in Spain.

The most popular fish species you can target are Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), Tuna (Bluefin), and Barracuda (Great). Top fishing techniques include trolling, deep sea fishing, and bottom fishing. Offshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and reef fishing are commonly offered by local guides.

For the thrill seekers out there, head to the Horror and Fantasy Film Festival in San Sebastian. Films are from all around the world. Check availability for local fishing charters in Spain.