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Cancún: 121 fishing charters available

Cancun Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Tours

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(238 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $300

SportfishingCancun - Mamacita

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(285 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $136

Chartiers Del Mar – El Patrón 46'

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(58 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $780

Chartiers Del Mar - La Patrona 46'

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(128 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $780

Samaki Cancun Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(146 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $580

Fishing Cancún Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(256 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $600

SportfishingCancun – Nicte

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(25 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $136

Cancun Light Tackle Fly Fish – 18'

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(33 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $300

My Caribbean Deals

Excellent
4.3 / 5
(3 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $850

Sportfishingcancun – El Guapo

Excellent
4.6 / 5
(34 reviews)
Cancún
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trips from $285

FAQs about Fishing Charters in Cancún

According to customer reviews, some of the most popular fishing charters in Cancún, Quintana Roo are: Full list of top fishing charters in Cancún

The average price for a private 4 hour Cancún fishing trip is $444, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $722 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Cancún that received great reviews from families are:

The top 3 fish species targeted on guided fishing trips in Cancún are:

The top 3 fishing techniques in Cancún are:

The top 3 types of fishing in Cancún are:

Many fishing charters in Cancún provide rods, reels and tackle. Some of the top rated are:

According to customer reviews on FishingBooker.com, some of the best rated charter captains in Cancún are:

Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Cancún are:
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $480
  • 5-hour fishing trips – $136
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $609
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $721
  • 10-hour fishing trips – $1,170
  • 12-hour fishing trips – $1,190

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula may be famous for its sun-drenched resorts and vacation-friendly coastline, but there’s another reason why you should make the journey here. Positioned right near the migratory route of some world-famous pelagic fish, it’s the country’s best-kept secret when it comes to casting a line! You’ll find a whole host of fishing charters in Cancun – the area’s hottest departure point for both inshore and offshore angling adventures.
 
Inshore, you’ll explore the fish-filled waters around Isla Mujeres and Isla Blanca, located about 25 miles from Cancun itself. These islands are home to famous game species such as Bonefish, Permit, Snook, and Tarpon. Closer to home, there’s the Nichupté Lagoon, which offers up some excellent flats fishing action for huge Permit. A local tip – fly fishing is especially popular on these shallow waters!
 
It’s fair to say, however, that the main draw for anglers visiting Cancun is the unbeatable offshore action. Thanks to its location, you’ll be able to start trolling or bottom fishing for your chosen target straight from the marina and will hit productive fishing spots around 15 miles out. Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi all lurk beneath these waters. Make sure you bring along plenty of fighting spirit!
 
The best way to experience Cancun’s endless angling opportunities is alongside a local captain. There’s a whole host of charter vessels dotted around the city, offering adventures for all skill levels. Inshore trips generally start at the 4-hour mark, perfect for newbies and families, and can last up to 8 hours. Heading offshore and want to hook the Billfish of a lifetime? Opt for an 8-hour adventure – you’ll really increase your chances this way!
 

Rules & Regulations

You’ll need a valid Mexican fishing license, and most charters will make sure this is covered on your trip. Some fish species are subject to strict regulations, and traveling alongside a captain means you'll be fishing legally.
 
Cancún
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Based on 25048 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

January is Cancun's peak hotel season, and with very little rain and temperatures averaging 84 degrees, you can see why. Most charters concentrate on bottom fishing. Don't miss the annual Barracuda handline tournament on Isla Mujeres.

February

The pelagic bite starts to gradually pick up as warmer currents arrive, but the best fishing continues to be over bottom structure or for Snook on the flats. Windy weather can disrupt offshore charters. 

March

The windy weather continues, but with it comes Billfish. Sailfish is biting well already and is joined by Blue and White Marlin this month. The beginning of the peak fishing season, this is a good time to try for a Billfish Grand Slam.

April

Everything is biting at this time of year, and with hotels being "off" season, this is one of the best times to go sport fishing. Fishing is as hot on the flats as it is offshore, as Bonefish, Permit, and Tarpon start to bite very well. 

May

This is the beginning of the peak season for Bonefish and Permit in the flats, while offshore Dorado (Mahi Mahi) joins the Billfish. Watch the Whale Shark migration from the middle of the month through September.

June

With Tarpon coming into peak season, flats anglers start to set their sights on a Super Grand Slam. Offshore, the pelagics are out in force. This is prime Cancun fishing season, although the weather is hot and cloudy. 

July

As the town gears up to celebrate the Mayan new year, anglers fish for Marlin, Dorado, Sailfish, Wahoo and more offshore. Inshore, Tarpon fishing is giving fishermen and women the fight of their lives.

August

The hottest month of the year, August temperatures average at 93 degrees during the day. There is usually a lot of rainfall. But the impressive pelagic bite is enough to lure anglers to Cancun's waters.

September

September is Cancun's wettest month and carries a hurricane risk. Flats fishing is at its best: high water temperatures create perfect conditions for Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit, and Snook. Hot deals can be had at the hotels.

October

October is still wet in Cancun. A transitional month for fishing, it notices a steep decrease in the number of pelagic fish being caught, with bottom fishing taking precedence offshore. This is the last good month for Tarpon fishing.

November

November kicks off with a bang with All Saints Day. With that comes the beginning of the peak tourist season - the weather is dry and the hotels are more expensive. Snook is biting well inshore.

December

As the holiday season approaches and the days remain dry and sunny, Cancun's beaches fill up. The first Sailfish start to show up in the middle of the month, bottom fishing is very good, and Snook are great fun in the flats and lagoons.

Cancún Fishing Calendar

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Just remember it's called fishing and not catching and you'll enjoy the trip a lot more.....but we caught 10 Mahi Mahi today ?
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Just remember it's called fishing and not catching and you'll enjoy the trip a lot more.....but we caught 10 Mahi Mahi today ?
Marvin  D.
Marvin D. Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo
Fishing not catching...try to go 6 to 8 hour..more time and more target fish...
Very good
4.0 / 5
Fishing not catching...try to go 6 to 8 hour..more time and more target fish...
Le  D.
Le D. Los Angeles, CA
Book with the mamacita through sportfishingcancun it was a great experience.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book with the mamacita through sportfishingcancun it was a great experience.
Aaron  H.
Aaron H. Manzanola, CO
Book with Enrique and Samaki Fishing Charters! You will not be disappointed.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book with Enrique and Samaki Fishing Charters! You will not be disappointed.
Macy  B.
Macy B. La Paz, Baja California Sur
I definitely recommend fishing with these guys because you fish, and they are very friendly and attentive.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I definitely recommend fishing with these guys because you fish, and they are very friendly and attentive.
Carlos Miguel Kantun Martin
Carlos Miguel Kantun Martin Ciudad Obregón, Sonora
If you are heading out with someone who is prone to sea sickness, make sure they take some Gravol or something similar to reduce sea sickness.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
If you are heading out with someone who is prone to sea sickness, make sure they take some Gravol or something similar to reduce sea sickness.
FishingBooker Member
FishingBooker Member Nanton, AB
Wouldn’t suggest if you are known to get motion sickness. I was fine but it’s a hour ride back so it’s not the best if you don’t feel well
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Wouldn’t suggest if you are known to get motion sickness. I was fine but it’s a hour ride back so it’s not the best if you don’t feel well
Jeronimo  R.
Jeronimo R. Idaho Falls, ID
I 100% recommend it to all ages. They were very professional and helpful about what we should do with our catch. We ate ceviche and fish tacos from oylur barracuda catch at the onsite restaurant. My only advice is is specify what you want cooked. We had 32 tacos and 2 bowls of ceviche for 3 people. My family had a great time!!!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I 100% recommend it to all ages. They were very professional and helpful about what we should do with our catch. We ate ceviche and fish tacos from oylur barracuda catch at the onsite restaurant. My only advice is is specify what you want cooked. We had 32 tacos and 2 bowls of ceviche for 3 people. My family had a great time!!!!
Kristy  R.
Kristy R. Roswell, NM
it's so worth the money if you want to get a fishing experience to go in as small a group as possible. you get so much more value for your time!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
it's so worth the money if you want to get a fishing experience to go in as small a group as possible. you get so much more value for your time!!
Shawn  B.
Shawn B. Las Vegas, Nevada
Check the weather, it is sometimes rougher than it looks. You will still catch fish inshore though and it’s fun either way.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Check the weather, it is sometimes rougher than it looks. You will still catch fish inshore though and it’s fun either way.
Greg  S.
Greg S. Littleton, CO
We had a great time and the Captain worked tirelessly, just wasn't our day to catch fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We had a great time and the Captain worked tirelessly, just wasn't our day to catch fish.
Melissa  S.
Melissa S. Noel, MO
Fishing in Cancun has delivered the largest Mahi as well Grouper I have ever caught
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Fishing in Cancun has delivered the largest Mahi as well Grouper I have ever caught
Jay  B.
Jay B. Cancún, ROO
Be sure to take Dramamine so your trip isn't ruined by not feeling well. Wear sunscreen and sunglasses of course get a good night sleep and be prepared for a good fight with some big fish!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be sure to take Dramamine so your trip isn't ruined by not feeling well. Wear sunscreen and sunglasses of course get a good night sleep and be prepared for a good fight with some big fish!
Sarah  H.  L.
Sarah H. L. Summerville, South Carolina
Definitely book your next Cancun Fishing Trip with Captain Willie and Coca, from Family Fishing Cancun.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Definitely book your next Cancun Fishing Trip with Captain Willie and Coca, from Family Fishing Cancun.
Michael  B.
Michael B. Selma, TX
Like all fishing some luck is involved but May June July have a large amount of seaweed which can be annoying. Bring lots of sunscreen the sun can be brutal.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Like all fishing some luck is involved but May June July have a large amount of seaweed which can be annoying. Bring lots of sunscreen the sun can be brutal.
William  G.
William G. Philadelphia, PA
Know that fishing is hit and miss you don’t always catch what you are going for, but these guys out here will work their butts off to try to put you on some fish!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Know that fishing is hit and miss you don’t always catch what you are going for, but these guys out here will work their butts off to try to put you on some fish!
Christopher  N.
Christopher N. Houston, TX
Have strong arm muscles that's all you need (fish are bl...dy strong) rest is provided by the crew ?
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Have strong arm muscles that's all you need (fish are bl...dy strong) rest is provided by the crew ?
Beatrice  M.
Beatrice M. Preston, ENG
The weather is beautiful, but the seas can be choppy. Bring plenty of sunscreen and motion sickness preventatives.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
The weather is beautiful, but the seas can be choppy. Bring plenty of sunscreen and motion sickness preventatives.
Trent  L.
Trent L. Cancún, ROO
Bottom fishing is probably best chance as lots of billfish are about a month or so earlier. Still possible to get some but not as much. I hear January is best time for sails in this area.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bottom fishing is probably best chance as lots of billfish are about a month or so earlier. Still possible to get some but not as much. I hear January is best time for sails in this area.
Jeff  B.
Jeff B. Benito Juarez, ROO
Expect to have a good time! Be prepared for the sun and possibly rain too.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Expect to have a good time! Be prepared for the sun and possibly rain too.
Jim  H.
Jim H. Cancún, Quintana Roo

Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(256 reviews)
I booked a group of 8 of us for this trip. Arturo and Oscar were phenomenal we got on fish and continued to do so until everyone got something. Hector worked his butt off to get fish into the boat. For the group size and combined knowledge of fishing, it was great. I personally would have liked to be a little more involved in the fishing (casting, jigging etc) but it was still well worth the price.
Tyler  C.
Tyler C. Plainfield, IL
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(256 reviews)
We had a great day out on the water with Captain Hector and crew! They worked so hard! We will definitely be back and would recommend them to anyone!
Ellison  F.
Ellison F. San Antonio, TX
Cancun Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Tours
Cancun Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Tours
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(238 reviews)
Light casting with a spinning reel and a tremendous amount of fun. Mau is an awesome captain. Taught me how to get fish in the boat. We caught Tarpon, Snapper, Lady Fish, Barracuda, yellow tip jack. Great time. It will be my go to in Cancun each time I'm here.
Louis  M.
Louis M. Cancún, ROO
Cancun Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Tours
Cancun Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Tours
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(238 reviews)
Caught some lovely fish and my 7 year old loved it as did I! My first tarpon and Jaspers first jack and barracuda
Ian  P.
Ian P. San Miguel De Cozumel, Quintana Roo
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(256 reviews)
Good trip! Sea conditions were rough, but Omar and Arturo worked the whole time to get us on fish. Nothing better then fresh mahi-mahi in the freezer!
Jacob  P.
Jacob P. Lipan, TX
Samaki Cancun Charters
Samaki Cancun Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
4.3 / 5
(146 reviews)
A little slow getting started but they definitely knew where to find the fish. Caught two beautiful Sailfish!!
Corey  M.
Corey M. Juarez, Quintana Roo
My Caribbean Deals
My Caribbean Deals
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
4.3 / 5
(27 reviews)
Great equipment and kept moving to make sure we kept catching. Enjoyed the day
Andrew  B.
Andrew B. Tulum, Quintana Roo
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(256 reviews)
Day was great hector and crew were very awesome.. hector even brought us coors light to drink, perfect day
Chris  S.
Chris S. Silver Lake, KS
Cancun Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Tours
Cancun Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Tours
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(238 reviews)
Great day on the water with this crew. Not a whole lot of fish but we tried. We all liked our guides as they worked hard to put us on fish. Just wasn’t our day. Thanks!
Robb  M.
Robb M. Fort Collins, CO
Samaki Cancun Charters
Samaki Cancun Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(146 reviews)
Captain Manuel is the boss and you couldn’t ask for a better first mate than Elicio!! They were super friendly and helpful with my teenage boys and did an excellent job putting us on the fish. Great day, great memories and some of the best fishing I’ve ever had!!
James  S.
James S. Georgetown, TX
Cancun Light Tackle Fly Fish – 18'
Cancun Light Tackle Fly Fish – 18'
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(33 reviews)
Great trip. Great guide. Noel put me on Tarpon, Snook and even had a chance at some Jacks. Noel is one of the best I’ve fished with. They’ll get you on the fish then it’s up to you to make the cast. I’ll be back again!
Kurt  O.
Kurt O. Argyle, TX
Cancun Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Tours
Cancun Light Tackle & Fly Fishing Tours
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(238 reviews)
Very nice trip app was good very good boat very nice place very nice guide …i was with my girlfriend we catch for barracuda 2 robalo and a small jack i fully recommend the trip is my second time with this fish company i was 2 years ago and also was excelent
Francesco  C.
Francesco C. Virginia Beach, VA
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(256 reviews)
If you don't book here then you are wasting your money. Capt Hector and Crew are the very best I have had the pleasure fishing with in a very long time. Met at the dock and within seconds headed to the area. Hooked up within minutes of arriving and stayed on the for about 2.5 hours. No doubt I will book again with Capt Hector and Crew. Thanks for the memories.
James  W.
James W. Tulsa, OK
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Very good
3.7 / 5
(256 reviews)
We enjoyed catching the fish and swimming at Isla Mujeres. The ceviche the crew made was amazing. Just wish the captain was more inviting and talkative. It seemed like he was bothered that we were there.
Emmanuel  M.
Emmanuel M. El Paso, TX
Samaki Cancun Charters
Samaki Cancun Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(146 reviews)
We started off in the middle of the day on the Samaki 2 boat. The boat was clean and ready to go. We started to get bites shortly after the lines were in the water — cough a couple of big Barracudas and a couple of nice size Bonitos… but the grant finally came on the way back when we hooked a 92 inch Sailfish… that was quite a fight!! The crew was awesome — super experienced — got the fish into the boat with no problems. I highly recommend Samaki fishing charters!!.
Evgueni  T.
Evgueni T. St. Louis, MO
Samaki Cancun Charters
Samaki Cancun Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(146 reviews)
The crew was ready to push off at 7am and took extremely good care of us on the boat. They put us on fish and worked hard all day. On the dock they cleaned our fish and even ordered a taxi for us. Great service and a fair price, I would highly recommend to anyone.
Andrew  L.
Andrew L. Fisherville, TN
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(256 reviews)
Excellent 1/2 day fishing followed by relaxing afternoon on the beach at Isla Majures. Captain and crew worked hard all day to place us on fish. Caught 5 Mahi Mahi and a barracuda. Bucket list for my girls. Captain and crew were very nice and accommodating. Would book again.
Edward  Z.
Edward Z. Port Neches, TX
Samaki II
Samaki II
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(7 reviews)
Exceptional customer service- the crew did not stop working to ensure we got a catch. Trip was exactly as advertised, fun, and clean boat. I would recommend to any group- families or serious anglers. Thank you Luis and crew!
Leigh  B.
Leigh B. Cedar Park, TX
Cancun Light Tackle Fly Fish – 18'
Cancun Light Tackle Fly Fish – 18'
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(33 reviews)
Had a great time. Noel worked hard to find the fish and was able to get snook, snapper, sea trout and barracuda. Will definitely use their service again when I come back.
Mark  M.
Mark M. Placerville, CA
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing Cancún Charters
Fishing charter in Cancún
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(256 reviews)
Captain and crew are friendly and professional. Put us on the fish immediately. Best fishing experience I have had in Cancun.
Craig  S.
Craig S. Salisbury, NC

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