Category Archives: Deep Sea Fishing

How to Improve Your Chances for Catching Yellowfin Tuna in Cabo San Lucas

How to Improve Your Chances for Catching Yellowfin Tuna in Cabo San Lucas

Fishing for Yellowfin TunaOkay, so you’d like to catch yellowfin tuna? Are you hoping to catch one that’s 400 pounds? You just might in the waters off of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. It’s a prime spot for yellowfin tuna fishing. Guerita Sportfishing, the best tuna fishing charter based out of Cabo San Lucas, has some tips for you.

Clean Water

First, you or your guide is going to want to look for clean water rather than dirty water. Yellowfin tuna aren’t usually found in dirty water– but they are found in clean/clear water. They might be far offshore in deeper waters– is your captain willing to go the distance to get to them for you?

The Right Baiting

Next, when it comes to live baiting, you’re going to want to make sure your hook and bait are the right kind to entice yellowfin tuna to bite. You want your bait to look and act “natural” so it should look like it’s swimming rather than being dragged along. If you are working with a guide, he or she should know what kind of live bait the yellowfins in the area are biting on. Certain live baits work well in certain areas whereas other baits don’t… and the key is to work with someone who knows the area well and can tell you, “This is the live bait we catch a bunch with!”

Chumming

If the fish don’t seem to want to go for live bait or they’ve gone down deeper than usual, then it’s a good idea to try chumming. This is akin to giving a dog snacks to get him to do what you want him to do– you’re enticing the tuna with chum to essentially get their attention. Once they’re excited about eating the chum you’re putting out, you’ve got them where you want them and can catch them more easily. If you chum too heavily, though, that’s not good; you might just attract sharks or cause tuna to go down deeper. In any case, though, a guide will know what’s best to do on any given day, depending on the time of day and fishing situation. He or she might think about using cut bait with 7/0 hooks hidden inside in order to ultimately catch yellowfin tuna.

Chartered Yellowfin Tuna Fishing Trips in Cabo San Lucas

In Cabo San Lucas, if you want to catch yellowfin tuna, then take a chartered fishing trip with Guerita Sportfishing in the Sea of Cortez or the Pacific side of Los Cabos. Please call 518-488-8275 to arrange your trip and learn about the best times to fish for tuna in Cabo San Lucas.

Interesting Facts About Dorado Fishing Trips in Cabo San Lucas

Interesting Facts About Dorado Fishing Trips in Cabo San Lucas

When you take a trip to a place like Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, you’ll have the opportunity to go on fishing trips for all kinds of different fish. From tuna to marlin to sailfish, the waters that surround Cabo San Lucas offer some of the very best fishing in the entire world. One of theContinue Reading

Things to Do in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Things to Do in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

So you’re planning your trip to Cabo San Lucas? This is a part of Mexico located on the southernmost tip of the Baja California peninsula. Part of Los Cabos, Cabo San Lucas is known as a great resort town that draws a party crowd. In one direction there’s the ocean and its glorious beaches. InContinue Reading

Expectations for Deep Sea Fishing

Expectations for 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,Continue Reading

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

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

The Unique Thrills of Big Game Fishing

Most people in the United States don’t live near an ocean. For many people living in places like Kansas or Wyoming, a chance to spend time near the ocean makes for an ideal vacation. It can also allow them the opportunity to go big game fishing, which is something they cannot do at home. BigContinue 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