The Puerto Vallarta Billfish Family conists of 4 different species Sailfish, and Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin. all great Billfish to catch and all will put on show leaping out of the water while you reel them in. The Biggest of the Billfish is the Blue Marlin that can weigh over a 1,000 lbs though I have seen a few Granders here and bunch of blues over 7-800 lbs but the average Blue Marlin weight in Puerto Vallarta is 300-500 lbs.
Blue And Black Marlin fishing
Puerto Vallarta Marlin fishing,
Every big anglers dream is to encounter and catch a huge Black Marlin and the Puerto Vallarta fishing ground is a summer home for these beasts the average Black Marlin size in PuertoVallarta 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,
Striped Marlin fishing
Striped Marlin fishing Charters in Puerto Vallarta. The Striped Marlin in Puerto Vallarta average size is between 50-130 lbs the best time of the year to catch these these Game fish in PV is normally January though April on offshore charters . check out our latest fishing report to see whats biting now. When fishing for Striped Marlin We find the best tactics have been trolling with live bait or you can also catch striped Marlin trolling with lures. Striped Marlin have a blue sail and as you can see from photo below get there name from the Stripes on thier side They sometimes will put on a great show jumping in and out of the water while you reel them in as you can see in our Striped Marlin catch and release video below.
Sailfish in Puerto Vallarta average size is 40-120 lbs The Pacific Sailfish is normally caught offshore at Corbetena or El banco and also fishing off the point of Banderas Bay Sailfish is the most consistent Billfish bite you will find in Puerto Vallarta and also one of the best Billfish to start out on they put on a great show but are not as strong as the bigger Marlins so you wont kill yourself trying to reeling the fish into the boat.
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