Manzanillo Mexico Fishing Trips

Manzanillo Mexico Fishing Trips
Located between Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco, Manzanillo, Mexico is the largest port on Mexico's Pacific coast and a prime sport fishing destination. Known as "The Sailfish Capital of the World," Manzanillo holds the International Sailfish Competition annually during the third week in November. Other game fish caught here include marlin, rooster fish, dorado and giant tuna. Sea bass, snapper and yellowtail are also plentiful. Some sportsmen catch and release, others have the catch cooked at local restaurants. Companies listed include licenses, fees and permits in their fishing charter packages.

Ocean Pacific Adventures

This company's boats are equipped with fighting chairs for experienced fishermen, and it offers instruction for beginners on fighting deep sea game fish. One of the owners holds the record for heaviest marlin caught in these waters, weighing in at 653 pounds. Charter a 40 foot motor cruiser that holds up to 12 people or a 26 foot compact cabin cruiser that holds up to five. Lines, tackle, beer and soft drinks are stocked on board. Owners can arrange for the catch to be cooked free at Colima Cafe.

Ocean Pacific Adventures
La Perlita Plaza s/n
Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico 28200
011 (+52) 314-3350605
mexonline.com/opafish.htm

Luckiest 2

Charter a 38 foot Bertram Sport Fisher that cruises securely offshore at 21 knots, with a 12 person capacity. All fishing gear, including Penn International rods and reels, 80 and 130 pound test line tuna tubes and a live well for trolling are provided. Pampanette fighting chairs, an English speaking crew, VHF radio, cell phone and a Sony sound system are on board. More boats are available for larger groups.

Luckiest 2
La Perlita Plaza s/n
Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico 28200
011 (+52) 314-3571044
gomanzanillo.com/luckiest/index.htm

Deep Sea Fishing Charters in Mexico

This company offers a 30 foot boat with two fighting chairs, five rods, and a capacity of four to five persons, or a 40 foot boat with two fighting chairs, seven rods, and space for six to seven fishermen on two levels. The crew will clean and filet fish and help freezer pack it for shipping, or have it smoked or canned.

Deep Sea Fishing Charters in Mexico
La Perlita Plaza s/n
Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico 28200
011 (+52) 314-3365659
deepseafishingchartersinmexico.com

Article Written By Karen Hursh Graber

A native of New York City, Karen Hursh Graber is a food and travel writer. A graduate of Fordham University, she is a regular contributor to El Restaurante Mexicano magazine and National Geographic Books. A winner of the magazine industry's Folio Award, she divides her time between Puebla, Mexico and Sarasota, Florida.

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