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Expectations for Deep Sea Fishing

Expectations for Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing If all you’ve ever done is fish at your nearby stream, pond, river, or even lake, what should you expect when you go deep sea fishing?

A Worthwhile Catch

First, you’re likely to catch a fish or other aquatic creature that could conceivably be bigger than you in some respects. Expect to see long, huge, and/or odd-looking creatures that look nothing like what you’re used to… so it’s no wonder that people bring their cameras along for the ride!

Avoid Getting Seasick

Next, you could get sea sick so it makes sense to prepare by being well-rested before the trip. Perhaps take antiemetic drugs beforehand, like Dramamine, and/or wear an acupressure wristband.

Also, deep sea means you’ll be going out to deep waters where you’ll be quite far from dry land. It takes a bit of time to get “out there,” so don’t expect to be done within an hour.

A Different Type of Boat

Expect to be on a bigger boat that you’re probably used to, as deep sea boats are, by design, larger than boats used for fishing closer to shore. Obviously, the open sea can involve strong wind and waves so deep sea boats are designed to deal with such things.

A Physical Test

If it’s windy and wavy, you might not just sit back and relax on your deep sea fishing trip. Indeed, deep sea fishing is more physical, in general, than other types of fishing. Since fish from the deep sea are larger and stronger than other inshore fish, sometimes it might require more than one person to haul the catch into the boat. You might be using your biceps, triceps and all the other body parts you’ve worked out over the years! Deep sea fishing is likely to make you sweaty, as it’s action-packed. Oh, and you might get wet, too.

Fun Equipment

Finally, expect to see a variety of fishing poles utilizing tackle that works well in salt water. You’re likely to see multiplier reels take their place on the standard reel– this eliminates friction. Expect different gears as well, allowing for stability and a more powerful hold of the line.

Ready to go deep sea fishing in Cabo San Lucas? Call Cabo’s Guerita Sportfishing at 518-488-8275 to make your plans.

Tips for Preparing for Big Game Sportfishing in Cabo San Lucas

Tips for Preparing for Big Game Sportfishing in Cabo San Lucas

Do you have a big game sportfishing trip coming up soon? The anticipation for it is probably building, as you can’t wait to get out on the water and catch some fish. But before you get too excited about what’s on the horizon, you should spend some time making the proper preparations for your bigContinue Reading

Marlin Fishing Tips for Cabo San Lucas

Marlin Fishing Tips for Cabo San Lucas

Some people come to Cabo to sit on the beach and get a good tan. Others like to “do something” while here, and that often means taking a boat ride. For those who like to fish, deep sea fishing is a great option for doing something while in Cabo– it involves a boat ride andContinue Reading

An Overview of Sailfish in Cabo San Lucas

An Overview of Sailfish in Cabo San Lucas

Sailfish typically measure between 6 and 11 feet long and weigh between 120 and 220 pounds. They’re big! They live about 4 years in the wild. Known for being the fastest fish in the ocean, guess how fast they can go… a) 28 miles per hour b) 48 miles per hour c) 68 miles perContinue Reading

The Advantages of Going Yellow-Fin Tuna Fishing in Cabo San Lucas

The Advantages of Going Yellow-Fin Tuna Fishing in Cabo San Lucas

When most people hear the word “tuna,” they automatically think of the little cans of tuna available at the supermarket. However, what they don’t realize is that tuna—and specifically yellow-fin tuna—are some of the strongest fish out there. They are often referred to as a “ball of muscle” by those who fish for them andContinue Reading

Here’s Why You Should Go Offshore Fishing in Cabo San Lucas

Here’s Why You Should Go Offshore Fishing in Cabo San Lucas

Unless you live near the ocean, chances are you don’t do a lot of offshore fishing. If you’re from a place like Iowa or Nebraska, you’re probably used to fishing in local ponds, streams and rivers. That said, every once in a while it’s nice to take a trip south to a resort area forContinue Reading

Reasons to Go on a Deep Sea Fishing Charter

Reasons to Go on a Deep Sea Fishing Charter

If you’re like most people, it’s not every day that you’re near the ocean in Mexico. Most people who vacation in Mexico come from far away. They’re often living in cities and towns where the weather is colder, they don’t have the benefit of deep sea fishing opportunities daily, and they tend to stick toContinue Reading

Why Fishing is Good for Your Health

What do people do when they want to have some sort of purpose to enjoy nature and the great outdoors? They fish. One of life’s greatest pleasures is fishing, because you never know if and when you’ll get a bite and hook “the big one.” That’s exactly what makes it so exciting for many peopleContinue Reading

The Advantages of Going Deep Sea Fishing

Fishing is naturally a fun activity, but when you take journey to deeper a water, that’s when the real fun begins. Here are some of the many advantages of going deep sea fishing. Different Catches When deep sea fishing, you get the opportunity to catch fish you normally don’t see near the harbor or outContinue Reading

Welcome to Guerita Sportfishing

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