We can say that here in Los Cabos we enjoy good fishing all year round, but October is when the big fishing season starts, and everyone is already preparing their final details for the upcoming Fishing Tournaments in Los Cabos. That’s right, the big tournaments are back and we are ready to see what the 2015 fishing will bring to participating anglers!
The Sea of Cortez makes the perfect setting to enjoy the best of sport fishing in Baja and Los Cabos, making it famous around the world to experience the best of this challenging sport. That’s why this destination has earned the nickname as the “World Capital of Marlin”.
The calendar is full this year, thanks to the well-known yearly events, like the world famous Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament, probably the most famous and with so far historically the biggest payouts. Another exciting news is that Los Cabos is pleased to announce Carey Chen is the official marine artist this year in Los Cabos Billfish Tournament and the Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic, where you can take home some of his limited edition prints!
We can agree that this is one of the most expected seasons in Cabo, where fishermen and friends come from all around the world to prove their skills on the sea.
Here’s a list of the upcoming fishing events in Los Cabos, if you are not planning to attend as a fisherman, come for the fun and all the events surrounding the tournaments!
Los Cabos Billfish Tournament, Oct 13th to 17th, 2015
The first Los Cabos Billfish Tournament was held back in 1999 and it was quickly recognized and accepted among the fishermen around the world. With three days of fishing, all teams compete to collect the most billfish points per pound; the score is posted online so everyone can see what’s happen day by day. The eligible species are blue marlin, black marlin, striped marlin, striped marlin, dorado and many others. The Los Cabos Billfish Tournament offers three different options to participate, you can enter in one or all three. Check more at www.marlingmag.com
Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore, October 16th to 18th, 2015
Known as the “Little Bisbee’s” and frequently used as a warm-up for the big event the following week. This two-day event expects around 70 teams every year to fight for a purse of over $300,000 in cash awards. This tournament focuses on the big sport fishing species like the black, blue and striped marlin, sailfish, tuna and dorado. The tournament dates are from October 17th to 18th and the registration are open until October 16th. www.bisbees.com
Bisbee’s Black & Blue Oct 20-24, 2015
The Bisbee’s Black & Blue Tournament is the world’s richest fishing tournament held every year in October, this well known worldwide tournament has positioned Los Cabos as a remarkable place for sport fishing with its five full days of fishing, events and parties. Fun fact is that in 2006, the cash jackpot was the biggest prize in the history of sport fishing with $4.1 million, marking Baja and the Sea of Cortez as the world’s richest fishing tournament. As its name says, this is a fishing tournament where only blue and black marlin species are caught and weighed. Cabo San Lucas town and marina makes the perfect backdrop for this event where the party never ends. You can check all the details on www.bisbees.com
Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot, November 4th to 7th, 2105
The annual Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot with over 12 years of history, this fishing tournament brings top anglers thanks to their big cash prizes over $650,000 and other optional jackpots. This is the cheapest tournament in Los Cabos to enter with the $800 USD minimum entry fee and that’s the reason why many fishermen come from around the world. This year they are expecting every year around 100 teams competing for the numerous prizes! “Fish hard, party harder” For more info visit: www.loscabostunajackpot.com
Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic, November 17th to 20th, 2015
This fishing tournament is the first of its kind in Mexico, because there is no entry fee to Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic, all fans of fishing can participate. The teams compete to catch a record size Dorado, Tuna, Wahoo or Marlin on the daily jackpots. Everyone feels the excitement on the four fishing days for the big prizes starting at $40,000 in cash and lots of great prizes! More info here.