Sport fishing: Where to fish?
Banderas Bay is a worldwide recognized place for its waters full of marlin, sailfish, yellowfin tuna and dorado. World-class fishermen travel specially to Puerto Vallarta to venture in their waters and try the fishing that the bay offers.
The sport fishing in Puerto Vallarta has several flexible and accessible options in the open sea, either to practice it for a few hours or the whole day. To enjoy fishing, you do not have to be an expert, a basic instruction can be more than enough and the sport receives in the marina where you contract this activity. Beginners usually practice fishing with light equipment, which is done in depth of 3 meters.
Before embarking on this adventure, you will need a license from the Ministry of Marine and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT). But do not worry, the marina where you hire the boat includes in your contract the price of the license of the license; however, if you have the fishing license from countries like the United States or Canada, you can use it in Mexico.
The main advantage of fishing in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit is that you can come at any time of the year and there will always be fishing; Only sailfish you will find between November and May. The Marietas Islands, El Morro and el Faroe are some popular waters to fish; however, some more exclusive boats offer trips to the legendary waters of Corbeteña and el Banco..
An extra service that offers boats that can ask the crew that prepares their fishing on board; however, some hotels offer the service of cooking and prepare their catch of the day, depending on the hotel, there is no extra cost.
Whether you are a hobby or a sport, Puerto Vallarta has to be on your list to conquer its waters and fish for its great variety. You definitely have to give it a try!