Cancún Fishing

It may be the most popular vacation spot in all of Caribbean, but when it comes to deep sea fishing, Cancun might just be Mexico's best-kept secret. The city boasts outstanding spring and summer Billfish seasons, although infinite schools of Mahis, Wahoo and Tuna make up its marine welcome board all year round. If you thought Cancun's busy on the ground, just wait till you first leave the marina!

Known For

Most popular vacation destination in Latin America, Xel-Ha water park, Prolific Blue Marlin seasons, Mayan ruins of Chichen-Iza and Tulum, Scuba diving, Swimming with dolphin and sharks, Resident Tuna population, Major Wahoo hotspot, Xcaret eco-archaeological park, Isla Mujeres, Coco Bongo nightclub, Underwater museum

Rules & Regulations

Fishermen must obtain a valid fishing license before fishing in Mexico. The licenses for all charters featured on FishingBooker are either included in the overall trip price, or can be purchased from a charter operator directly. For more information on whether the fishing license is included in price, consult the ‘Amenities’ section of any particular charter.

One rod is allowed in the water per person.

Selling the catch or receiving any financial gain through recreational sportfishing is prohibited by law.

Sportfishing any less than 250 meters away from swimmers is strictly prohibited.

It is prohibited to fillet a fish caught under a sportfishing license aboard the same vessel from which it was caught.

Cancún Fishing Calendar

See what’s biting by month or species.