Marlin and Tuna fishing in Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta Marlin fishing, every big anglers dream is to encounter and catch a huge Blue or Black Marlin and the Puerto Vallarta fishing grounds is a summer home for these beasts the average Black Marlin size in Puerto Vallarta fishing waters is 200-500 lbs, the biggest Marlin I've seen was the Blue on our home page 1155 lbs. The Tournament Record was broken by our Captain, Steve Torres in 2007 July's Tuna and Marlin Tournament held in La Cruz Marina in Nayarit the new record for banderas bay was set 322 kilos 708 lbs. Check our latest 1st place Marlin video's Big Marlins love warm water between 80-87 degrees in the middle of the ocean this is what makes Puerto Vallarta such a great feeding ground there are 2 hot spots for Marlin 36 miles from the Marina Vallarta a rock named Corbetena, and 50 miles offshore is the Bank these are the 2 places where all the bigger Puerto Vallarta Sportfish are caught. The Bank or El Banco is basically huge under water island where the seas can go from 1,000 to 200 ft in seconds. PV Sportfishing encourages and supports catch and release with all Billfish We do fish Marlin tournaments that you can see from all the Marlin photos but on regular day's other then Marlin tournaments captain Steve catches and releases 90% of the Billfish. Puerto Vallarta fishing is blessed as 1 of the best Marlin fishing grounds in the world and We want to keep it that way. We fish for Marlin with live bait Bonita's Skip Jacks, other types of tuna and BB lures, trolling with 6 lines and 2 to 4 teasers.Tiburon Reels equipped with Diamond line, Flouro Carbon leader, and Mustad hooks,
Yellowfin Tuna fishing in Puerto Vallarta
Yellowfin tuna reports
What type of bait do you use to catch big Yellowfin tuna in Puerto Vallarta? Skip Jack and Goggle eyes.
How long of a fishing Charter should I book if I want to catch Yellowfin tuna in Puerto Vallarta? You need a 10-14 hour day to catch Yellowfin Tuna In Puerto Vallarta depending on season sometimes a over night trip 80-125 miles offshore is where the bite is see our latest over night video here
Why so long? The Tuna fishing in Puerto Vallarta is offshore normally at least 36 miles sometimes up to 125 miles so you need to give yourself some time Yellowfin tuna are a great game fish to catch but not a simply task.
Is it better to fish for Yellowfin tuna at La Corbetena or the Bank ? It just depends on the day sometimes the Bank is hot sometimes La Corbetena that's fishing.
How long does it take to reel in a big Yellowfin tuna? The Yellowfin tuna is most well known for a great fight depending on size and experience of the angler it can take 30 minutes or up to 3 hours.
How Many Tuna's can I expect to catch on my Puerto Vallarta fishing Charter? Limit is 5 Yellowfin tuna's per Angler per day
Do You Practice catch and release with Yellowfin tuna? Yes We like to tag and release but it is not enforced.
Can I get taxidermy done of my Puerto Vallarta Yellowfin tuna? Yes We offer Professional taxidermy service just ask your captain on Your fishing charter and he will give you the details after your big catch.
Can We take our Fresh yellowfin tuna home? Yes You can have your fresh Tuna freezed and bring up to 50 lbs per person back on your flight. some airlines differ.
How do you fish for Yellowfin tuna in Puerto Vallarta? There are a couple diffrent way's to fish for Yellowfin tuna You can troll with outriggers, and down riggers, with live or Plastic, or Drifting syestem , casting live bait, You can also use a Kite or helium Ballon fishing system.
Do Yellowfin tuna travel in Schools? Yes Big Feeding Schools with the Smaller Tuna at the top and Bigger Yellowfin Tuna at the bottom.
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