Fishing in Islas Baleares

One thing's for sure in these waters, you won't need a fish sonar to know you've come to one of the best Bluefin Tuna hotpots this side of the Equator. Just off the eastern coast of the Spanish mainland, the Balearic Islands may best be known for its extravagant nightlife, but the real party's going on under the ocean surface, with a variety of Tuna, Billfish, Dorados and other big game pelagics lining up to take the bait. It might just be the easiest hook-up you'll get in Ibiza!

Known For

Eivissa Dalt Vila, Ses Salines National Park, Trophy-sized Bluefin Tuna, Es Vedra Island, Old Town of Atlantis, Ibiza nightlife, Cafe del Mar, Spearfish and Swordfish oasis, Alaro Castle, Almudaina Palace, Calvari Steps, Ibiza hippy markets, Bellver Castle, Fiesta Rey En Jaume, Massive Dorado Bites, Palma Cathedral


Rules & Regulations

A fishing license, or rod licence, (permiso de pesca) is required to fish both inland and sea waters in Spain. It is obligatory to have an: Individual recreational fishing licence (Llicència de pesca marítima recreativa individual): which allows the person to fish from land or boat, for people over 14 years of age There is no fishing allowed in any of the harbours in Majorca or any other Balearic island. In addition you must not fish within 250 meters of professional fishing boats or within 100 meters of other shore users (i.e. sun bathers, swimmers, etc.).


Types of Fishing

One of the best Giant Bluefin Tuna destinations in the Mediterranean, Renowned Short-bill Spearfish Prospects, Reef fishing for Groupers and Dentex, Bountiful Dorado and Swordfish seasons, Bottom Fishing for Scorpion fish and Congers, Shore fishing for Red Mullet, Gilthead Seabream, Painted Comber


Islas Baleares Fishing Calendar