Best Fly-Fishing in Mexico

This list represents the most popular fly-fishing in Mexico. Use this list to plan your next Mexico fly-fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Magdalena Bay


Mag Bay is the largest bay on the Baja peninsula, is on the Pacific side and is about 800 miles south of the U.S. border. Saltwater fly fishing here is like angling in fresh water for much larger fish…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#2. Cabo San Lucas


Cabo San Lucas, long considered the marlin capital of the world, has over 50,000 marlin, sailfish, and swordfish hooked a year. This is the place to go to catch a billfish with a fly rod. There are se…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#3. Buena Vista & Los Barriles


This area, considered the heart of the East Cape region, is only 45 minutes from the Los Cabos airport — most angler’s point of arrival in southern Baja. The area offers a multitude of fly fishing opt…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#4. Punta Arena & Punta Colorada


These remote areas are for the more adventuresome and hardy fly fisher. We fly fish this area using 4 wheel ATVs for leg power and to get around some of the rocks. This area can offer the dedicated fl…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#5. Cabo Pulmo


Among other desirable features, Cabo Pulmo is at the outer limit of the cruising range of most fishing fleets. This means fewer boats, from either Cabo or East Cape, fish the area. Fly fishers usually…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#6. Bahia Los Frailes


Stories of huge tuna and amberjacks caught inside Bahía Los Frailes have drawn conventional anglers here from around the world. This unique bay, a favorite anchorage of yachters cruising the Sea of Co…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#7. La Ribera


The road is paved to the town of La Ribera and the beach is accessed from a well-traveled dirt road east of the town. At the end of the access road is a small fleet of pangas, the 24' open skiffs that…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#8. La Paz Area


The area around La Paz, capital of Baja California Sur, offers a variety of fly fishing venues and is a good base for jaunts to several other locations featured in this guidebook. It is 125 miles (200…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#9. La Ventana to El Sargento


Here’s an easy day trip from La Paz with over 20 miles of white sandy beach. Sight casting is the game here as this is a perfect area to stroll while searching for fish. Look for dark shadows moving i…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#10. Loreto Area


Loreto’s large panga fleet makes hiring a boat for your own fly fishing trip easy. Several companies here also offer inshore and offshore trips including Baja Bigfish Co. that caters to fly fishers. B…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#11. San Jose del Cabo


It’s surprising how little pressure this area receives considering the easy access. This can be a great road trip for the fly angler: vistas, beaches and bumpy dirt roads. Don’t let the dust deter you…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#12. Bahia Agua Verde


Agua Verde is the reputed model for the village described in Gene Kira’s popular novel, King of the Moon. This area has rocky and sandy shoreline that provides cover for a variety of fish species incl…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#13. Punta Pescadero


Fly fishing in this area is a special treat reminiscent of fishing a rocky river bank, except you and the water are warm! This point offers a lot of exposed structure that provides cover for a myriad…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#14. Bahia de los Muertos


This bay is a popular anchorage for yachts and sailboats sailing around Baja. Facing east, the bay is well protected from north winds that can cause problems for fly anglers. At the north end of the b…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#15. Punta Mechudo & San Evaristo


If a remote fly fishing adventure is for you, these are your spots! On this trip you will drive, fish rocky areas, drive, fish beaches and drive some more. Types of Fish: Shore: Rock areas - cabrill…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#16. Las Arenas


This area has it all: expansive east and west beaches, outstanding inshore and offshore fishing and what many consider to be the best rooster fishing area in all Baja. All this fly fishing is accessib…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#17. Bahia San Nicolas


This long, open bay is close to two large towns: Loreto to the south and Mulege to the north. Because it takes a bit of dirt road travel, this area is not very busy. Fishing along the shoreline of Bah…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#18. Punta Chivato


Punta Chivato is at the end of a 7.5 mile peninsula the juts into the middle of the Sea of Cortez near San Bruno. The peninsula offers three types of shore fly angling: rocky shoreline, sandy beach an…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#19. El Cardonal


With unspoiled vistas and spectacular rock cliffs, this spot is a “must” for anglers interested in exploring and fishing a remote area in Baja. You’ll find a few sandy beaches here but the area is pri…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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#20. Bahia Concepcion


Thirty miles long, four miles wide and surrounded by land on three sides, Bahía Concepción is one of the most picturesque spots in Baja. Look for yellowtail and barracuda near the north-facing entranc…
From the guidebook "Fly Fishing Southern Baja"
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