Canary Islands

21 Fishing Charters

Search top fishing charters in Canary Islands

Fishing in Canary Islands

The Canary Islands form an archipelago in the Atlantic roughly 60 miles off the coast of Africa. Surrounded by deep waters, the popular tourist destination is ripe for fishing. With a near-tropical climate, you can go fishing year-round. Fill the boat with something delicious and follow your trip with a tasty treat in a beachside restaurant. What better way to spend your holiday?
 

Where to Go

Seven volcanic islands make up the Canaries and each one offers incredible fishing opportunities. Eighty percent of the islands’ economy comes from tourism, and fishing trips are a key component of the wide offer to visitors. 

Tenerife

The largest island in the Canaries, Tenerife is also home to the largest number of fishing charters. Most trips run out of the western and southern coasts, exploring the bays or the deep waters offshore. Bottom fish the shallows for tasty Bream, Dentex, and Pandora, or put your strength to the test against monster Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and many more offshore. There’s something for everyone aboard, so leave the beaches behind and get your fish on!

Gran Canaria

Referred to as a “continent in miniature,” Gran Canaria has plenty to offer. Bottom fish nearshore or troll offshore, going after everything from Triggerfish to Tuna, Barracuda to Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and many more. You’ll even get to go snorkeling to see first-hand the underwater beauty as you swim with the dazzling fish.

Fuerteventura

From the untouched wilderness to the golden beaches, you could spend a lifetime in Fuerteventura switching between exploring and relaxing. Fishing just adds to the excitement! Trips are abundant, taking you to the shallow nearshore or the depths further out. Wherever you go, you’ll have your hands full, battling it out against beauties such as Trevallies and Triggerfish, or Marlin and Mahi Mahi. 

Lanzarote

While you marvel at the incredible volcanic landscape of the northernmost Canary island, it’s easy to forget about the fishing opportunities. Don’t miss out! Against a stunning backdrop, you can fish the bays, while offshore trips will see you battling the usual gigantic suspects for some rod-bending action.

The Best of the Rest

The smaller islands of La Gomera, La Palma, and El Hierro also cater to fishing enthusiasts. With fewer bays to explore, it’s all about the big game fishing here. Take a fishing charter out of any of these quiet islands and go after Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and many more prized creatures. 
 

What to Expect

Most captains operate large offshore sportfishing boats, built with comfort in mind. Each vessel comes fitted with a comfortable cabin and will usually feature a toilet and kitchen to cater to all your needs. 
 
Bring the whole family aboard and experience the beauty of the open oceans. Beginners and children may be better suited to shorter, nearshore trips, getting to grips with a rod and reel and going after some smaller, but tasty, fish.
 
If you’re looking for a trophy-sized catch, then a full day offshore trip is for you. You can target some monster Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, or Mahi Mahi any time of year. Let the trolling lines attract the bite of the fish, before you spring into action and use all your strength to land a beast. 
 

How to Prepare

Everything you need for a productive day on the water will be on board your Canary Islands fishing charter. Most captains provide a range of drinks and snacks to keep you refreshed, and some may even provide lunch! All you’ll need to do is bring some sunscreen and get ready for a thrilling day on the water!
 
Make the most of your holiday and go fishing in the Canary Islands. No matter where you are, there’s a charter boat waiting to take you away. Book your trip and turn your dreams into reality! 
Canary Islands
4.31
Based on 17499 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

Canary Islands Fishing Seasons

Thanks to the warm weather, you can escape the January blues with a trip to the Canaries. Get out on the water and target delicious inshore species or Bigeye and Albacore Tuna offshore.
 
“Carnaval” lights up the Canaries, with Tenerife standing out as the epicenter of this traditional celebration. Get ready to be dazzled by the show across the island!
 
The fishing season is warming up with the arrival of more Tuna and an abundance of delicious nearshore fish, giving you the extra chance to fill the boat. 
 
Between escaping the winter blues and the peak season, April is one of the best months to visit the Canaries. Take advantage of cheaper hotel rates, while the fishing is as good as ever!
 
Big game fishing season is almost here, as Bluefins and Yellowfins start to make their way through the Canaries and White Marlin put on a show for you to behold.
 
There’s no doubt that the season has arrived as Blue Marlin and Mahi Mahi join the party, giving you the chance to target some of the most sought-after fish in the ocean.
 
As peak holiday season hits, the fishing is in full swing, too. Escape the crowded beaches with a trip to sea that promises plenty of delicious nearshore and monster offshore fish to target.
 
There’s no sign of the red hot fishing letting up as big game fish make themselves at home in the deep waters, giving you the chance to land a trophy-sized Marlin, Tuna, and many more. 
 
While Marlin and Mahi Mahi make their way out of the Canaries, the nearshore fishing is heating up once again. With some Tuna and Wahoo still offshore, you won’t regret a trip in September.
 
Monster Bluefin Tuna and Amberjack make their way back onto the scene when October hits. Get out on the water and see how the fishing simply doesn’t let up.
 
If anything, the fishing is getting better as the year draws to a close. Bigeyes join the Bluefins to make the Canaries a Tuna fishing paradise, so come and fill the boat with something tasty. 
 
What better way to end the year than with a holiday? Look back at the year from the beach or, better still, from a boat. Target anything from Mackerel to Tuna and end the year in style!
 

Canary Islands Fishing Calendar

Loading Fish Calendar!
Please Wait...

Top Targeted Species in Canary Islands

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (White)

Marlin (White)

Amberjack

Amberjack

Tuna (Bluefin)

Tuna (Bluefin)

Wahoo

Wahoo

Barracuda (Great)

Barracuda (Great)

Tuna (Yellowfin)

Tuna (Yellowfin)