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Puerto Vallarta fishing report
January 2015. It has been a
great month or year of fishing so
far you would think it was
November when you are having
Blue Marlin reports almost every
offshore 12 hr day. Along with the
Blue Marlin We are also catching
Striped Marlin, Sailfish, and Mahi
mahi. Gary Wilson caught all 3
on a day out with captain Steve
Torres on the My Marlin last
week. Inshore closer off the point
of Punta de Mita we have been
seeing smaller Dorado between
10-15 lbs offshore the Dorado
have been bigger in size 15-40
lbs. Both biting live bait trolling
and casting. We have also
caught a few Roosterfish off the
point as well. closer inshore or
inside Banderas bay there is alot
-  read full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report January 2015  
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
February 2015
The fishing in Puerto Vallarta
continues to get better I have
seen a few Marlin Black and Blue
Marlin caught off season in the
past years but this is the first time
We have ever had a consistent
Blue and Black Marlin bite
through February. Normally the
Blue and Black Marlin season is
June - through November but the
hot bite has not stopped and just
seems to continue to get better
what is also surprising about this
is that We are also seeing all the
winter fish as well like Striped
Marlins and Roosterfish the
Dorado are also biting
consistently. The inshore report is
good - See full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report February 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
March 2015 though We had a
few slow day's starting out the
month the Puerto Vallarta inshore
and offshore fishing has picked
back up and We have been
catching big Amber jack outside
of Marietas and lots of Jack
Crevalle off the north side of
Banderas bay, the big Cow
Yellowfin Tuna continue to bite on
overnight charters 80-120 miles
offshore and Billfish and also a
few smaller Tuna have been
being caught outside of el banco
and in open waters 20 miles out
from Punta de mita. We have
been catching Marlin with live
bait or trolling lures at Read full
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
March 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
April 2015
The Billfish and Dorado continue
to bite offshore at el banco and
down the north coast by
Gauybitos  captain Steve caught a
huge 60 lb Dorado/ Mahi mahi on
the My Marlin last week trolling
with live bait outside of El Banco.
The Billfish have consisted of
Striped Marlin, Sailfish, and crazy
as it sounds this time of the year
there are still a few Blue Marlin
biting as well. The Yellowfin Tuna
bite has continued to be red hot
offshore 70+ miles average size
100-200 lbs  inside banderas bay
the Jack Crevalle read full
Puerto
Vallarta fishing report April 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing Report
May 2015 Inshore fishing
continues to be red Hot with Jack
Crevalle, Spanish Mackeral,  and
Small Red Snapper. Offshore the
Billfish has really picked up We
have been catching  Striped
Marlin and Sailfish with a few
Dorado here and there  the
Striped Marlin have been biting
live bait slow trolling the Sailfish
Slow trolling and casting live bait
. Past the 3rd Island 120 miles
offshore the bigger Tuna bite has
picked up as well averging catch
has been 150-250 lb Yellowfin
Tuna on 2.5 day Charters. The
Rock or Corbetena  See full
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
May 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
June 2015
The Summer is here and the
offshore fishing has expoloded
this last week of June with Blue
Marlin, Sailfish, and Dorado
biting about 10-15 miles past el
moro. The Blue Marlin have been
biting lures slow trolling, The
sailfish have been after live baits,
casting and trolling. Blue Marlin
have been averging 150-300 lbs
and the Sailfish between 60-100
lbs. Inshore fishing has been on
and off still alot of Jacks, and
Bonitas, but not much else El
moro has been hot with smaller
cubera snappers averging 5-15
lbs one of my favorite fish to fry up
to eat.  the 8th intgernational Tuna
Marlin tournament will be held this
month July 24th at Paradise
village. for more info about the
tournament orread full
Puerto
Vallarta report June 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
July 2015
It has been a great month of
fishing every day seemed a little
different offshore We were never
sure what We would catch but
every day seemed to pruduce
Marlin, Sailfish, Shark, Tuna or
Dorado.  Surpisingly the last week
the consitent bite was Sharks. The
My Marlin has been going offshore
35-50 miles daily and having big
hook ups they caught a big Blue
Marlin yesterday July 24 fishing
about 6 miles outside of
Corbetena as well as a Shark and
a Sailfish.  Earlier in the week
nailed a big Dorado, couple of
Yellowfin Tuna, Read full
Puerto
Vallarta fishing report July 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
August 2015
it has been an up and down month
of fishing the Blue Marlin bite has
stayed consistent at el banco with
a few days of smaller tuna as well
the blue Marlin have been
averaging 200 to 400 lbs and the
Tuna 40 to 80 lbs. the most recnt
report offshore is from the  
My
Marlin boat captain Steve went
out for a 12 hr day last week on
the 28th and caught 1 Blue Marlin
and a 150 lb Shark. And Hugh
Scott caught a huge 9 and 1/2 ft
Sailfish aboard the
Animal House
on the 29th.  Corbetena has been
producing read full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report August 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
September 2015
As we head into the high season
for Puerto Vallarta fishing all the
signs have been good this last
weeek El moro has been showing
alot of life We have been catching
Sailfish, Roosterfish  the sailfish
have been between 60 -120 lbs
and mostly biiting live bait, the
Roosterfish have been big
between 20- 40 lbs and also
biting live bait.  Further offshore at
Corbetena.
read full  
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report September 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
October 2015
The season is here and the
Offshore Puerto Vallarta fishing is
Red Hot. We have been catching
Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, and Dorado
everything is out there just need to
take the time and get offshore.
Corbetena has been producing
Marlin, Sailfish,  Dorado, and
Smaller Football sized Tuna.  El
Banco is where We have caught
the majority of the Marlins and
about 10 miles past el banco is
where captain Steve caught one of
the biggest Tunas so far this
month. The Tuna was a estimated
180 lbs and was caught with live
bait on
overnight charter aboard
the
My Marlin on the 14th.   
Read full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report October 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
November 2015.
It has been another great month
of fishing here in Puerto Vallarta
Mexico We just had our 60th
international Sailfish and Marlin
tournament  and the 1st place
Marlin was 455 lbs caught by
team SnookMafia. Over 40
boats  entered the tournament
this year and it is was a great
week of fishing lots of Tuna,
Dorado, Sailfish, and of Course
Marlin caught offshore Puerto
Vallarta. see full
Puerto Vallarta  
fishing report November 2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
December 2015
Big Time offshore and Inshore
fishing the big Highglights this last
week was Captain Steve 500 lb
Black Marlin with angler Sean
Remion  and captain Cesar's 180
lb Yellowfin Tuna with angler Jeff
Hatt. inshore fishing has also
been incredibleWe have been
catching Dorado and Sailfish just
outside the bay which is
incredible anytime of the year but
especially for December.
read full report with link below

Puerto Vallarta fishing report
2015
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
January 2016 Mahi and
Marlin Mania offshore but dont
take my word for it see our client
fishing charter reviews
below.review Marlin and MahiI
had the opportunity to go out on
a 12 hour day of fishing with my
wife, daughter and father on
the"My Marlin," skippered by
Steve Torres and crewed by
Oscar  This is the second year
going out with Steve and he
does not disappoint.  read full

Puerto Vallarta
fishing report January 2016
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
February 2016 The last few
weeks has still been big time
fishing offshore Black Marlin,
Sailfish, Dorado/ Mahi mahi,
Wahoo, and Yellowfuna. We had
big week Black Marlin have
been biting at the bank the crew
of the Pacific caught the biggest
Blackk Marlin of the week which
was around 500lbs the average
was 200-400 lbs which is almost
unheard of this time of the year
but with water temps still high  
see full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report February 2016
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
March 2016
We have had some big time
Tuna fishing  so far this month
every day has been a little
different but if you put in the time
and work there is alot of Tuna
biting right now between 60-80
miles offshore.  Even the slower
day's when there not biting we
are still seeing big schools and
if we have enough patience and
time eventually you will get a
bite.   Read full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report March 2016
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report April 2016
The Yellowfin Tuna bite
continues to be red hot 60-70
miles offshore Puerto Vallarta
on 14 hour and overnight
fishing charters the tunas
have been averaging 50-200
lbs I am still waiting to see
the first 300 lb + cow Tuna of
the fishing season and how
the tuna bite has been it
looks like it will be soon. El
Banco and La Corbetena our
main 2 offshore spots have
been cold this last week.
Marietas and el moro We
have been catching
Roosterfish, African
Pompano, and Jack
Crevalle.  Inside Banderas
bay has been full of smaller
Jack Crevalle, Needlefish,  
and Bonitas. read full
Puerto
Vallarta fishing report April
2016

Puerto Vallarta fishing
report May 2016
Not alot has changed since
my last report the Yellowfin
Tuna are still biting 60 +
miles offshore on 14 hour or
over night charters. We have
caught a couple of Blue
Marlin trolling in the same
area as well. For May the
Sailfish bite has been very
slow but 2 small Sailfish
were caught inside the bay
last week which is a good
sign that we will see alot
more in the next couple
weeks. The most action
other then the 14 hour or
overnight charters has been
inside the bay we have been
catching lots of Jack
Crevalle, and Bonitas. and 8
hour charters off the point we
have caught mix batch of
African Pompano,
Roosterfish
,, Read full
Puerto
Vallarta fishing report
May 2016
PV Sportfishing Captain
Cesar Perez sets new
Marlin record at the 56th
International Marlin and
Sailfish Tournament held
in San Blas.
Captain Cesar Perez
caught the huge blue with
live bait trolling in his
matching blue super panga
the Pacific it was a great
fishing tournament this year
there was a reported 92
boats read full
fishing report
Puerto Vallarta fishing
Report July 2016
it has been a great month of
fishing in Puerto Vallarta the
Marlin bite is wide open at
Corbetena and el banco the
Largest Marlin of the year
was caught this month which
was over 800 lbs and captain
Cesar won the 10th Annual
Marlin and Tuna Tournament
with a 390 lb  Marlin Read
full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report July 2016
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report September 2016
It has been another great
month of fishing the Blue and
Black Marlin have been red
hot at Corbetena and El
Banco as well Yellowfin
Tuna, Sailfish, and Dorado.
The most consistent bite has
been Marlin so all you
Anglers looking to catch a
Billfsh of lifetime now is the
time to come down to Puerto
Vallarta. The Marlin have
been averging 100-300 lbs
with a few over 500 lbs.  
Most of the Marlin have been
caught with live bait read full

Puerto Vallarta fishing report
September 2016
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report October 2016
La Corbetena and El Banco
have been red hot producing
Blue and Black Marlin,
Sailfish, Dorado, Yellowfin
Tuna and more. Team Animal
House won 3rd place Marlin
with a 408 Marlin and the
Tuna fishing is really heating
up at Corbetena which is a
great sign that We will start
seeing 300 lb Cow Tuna in
the next couple weeks  read
full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report October 2016
Puerto Vallarta fishing
Report November 2016
The offshore fishing at El
banco and Corbetena has
been red hot Yellowfin Tuna
have been biting outside of the
bank a little over 55 miles
offshore and along with Blue
Marlin and Sailfish. Sailfish
and
Blue Marlin have also bee
caught at Corbetena 36 miles
offshore but if you want Tuna
past el banco is where you
want to go.  The Tuna and
Marlin have been biting live
baits big skip jacks and biting
on slow troll this is the same
technique we have been using
for Sailfish and Marlin. The
days read full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report November 2016
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
January 2017
The water has really cooled
down these last couple weeks
and we have started to see
more Roosterfish biting off
point of Punta de Mita.  The
warmest water has been north
of the point close to Sayulita
where We have found Smaller
sized
Dorado averaging 10-25
lbs. With the water cooling
down most of the Blue and
Black Marlin have moved on
but captain Cesar did start off
the new year with a nice Blue
Marlin He caught at Cobetena
but that is the only Marlin
report I have heard in the new
year. The Yellowfin Tuna are
bitiing  70+ miles offshore and
the over night Tuna charters
have been very succesful The
Yellowfin Tuna seem to be
growing in size 200 + read full
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
January 2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
February 2017
The Puerto Vallarta water has
been cooling down and we are
starting  to see more winter
fish like Striped Marlin and
Roosterfish. The
Roosterfish
have been biting off the point
and dow south and the
Striped
Marlin mostyly have been
caught offshore.  Inside
Banderas bay there has been
lots of Spanish Mackeral, and
Jack Crevalle, offshore at el
banco and corbetena we have
seen few Blue Marlin  still left
read more
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report February 2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report March 2017
The Cow Tuna fishing has
exploded this last week but
if you want to catch one of
these game fish get ready
for a long  trip because the
hot bite is 120 + miles
offshore so you need a 3.5
day charter to get that far
offshore. inshore fishing is
where most of action has
been hat either inside
Banderas Bay and off the
point of punta de Mita by
Islas Marietas. read full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report March 2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report April 2017
the water temps are still cold
but are starting to heat up and
we have seen alot of action
this last week outside the bay
by Sayulita and San Pancho
we are catching alot of Sailfish
averaging between 45-90 lbs.  
El Moro and Corbetena have
been producing Cubera and
Red Snappers.  Inshore  there
has been alot of action and
clients have had alot of fun
fly
fishing and conventional
catching  Jack Crevalle, Skip
Jacks, Bonitas, Spanish
Mackeral.  read full
Puerto
Vallarta fishing report April
2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report May 2017
The water is starting to heat
up and we starting to see
more
Sailfish biting at el
banco and down the north
coast by San Pancho.  The
57th Annual Sailfish and
Marlin tournament will be held
June 21st which normally
marks the begining of Marlin
season and when We will see
the first big Marlin bite of the
year last year captain Cesar
won with a 543 lb Marlin  read
full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report May 2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report June 2017
The offshore Tuna grounds
are exploding with big
Yellowfin Tuna averaging
100-300 lbs. If you do not have
time for overnight Tuna charter
don't worry we caught the first
Blue and Black Marlins of the
season last week.  It looks like
it is going to be a great big
game fishing season this year
in Puerto Vallarta.  Closer off
the point of Punta de Mita and
further down the north coast
We have been catching
Sailfish and few smaller
Dorado. Inshore it has been a
great couple weeks so far in
June  read full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report June 2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report July 2017
Though Marlin season has
begun it has not been very
plentiful. We have been
catching Blue Marlin and
Sailfish here and there but not
every day more like a few a
week.   Inshore the Jack
Crevalle bite has continued to
be consistent and off the point
of Punta de Mita we have seen
a few Sailfish and smaller
Dorado. Smaller Yellowfin Tuna
have been biting by Corbetena
and close to the bank as well
read full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report July 2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
August 2017
It has been a up and down
month but seems to have
gotten better as the month
reached its end. The offshore
bite has been consistent in
the sense we have been
catching alot of fish but every
day seems to be different
species of fish. We have
been catching Cubera
Snapper, Yellowfin Tuna,
Blue Marlin, Sharks, and
Sailfish offshore on 10-12  
inside read full
Puerto
Vallarta fishing report August
2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
September 2017
Marlin Sailfish, and Yellowfin
Tuna offshore and Jack
Crevalle, Bonitas, and few
days of smaller Tuna inshore.  
The offshore fishing has really
picked up and Corbetena and
el Banco We have been
catching Black and Blue
Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna,  Read
full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report September 2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
October 2017.
Marlin, Sailfish, and Yellowfin
All of October the big game
fishing has been great.  Pretty
much every fishing charter
offshore has been successful
and we have caught big game
fish whether it was Marlin,
Sailfish, or Yellowfin Tuna.  
The most consistent bite of
October has been Blue and
Black Marlin fishing offshore
on 10 and 12 hour
Read full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report October 2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
November 2017
Blue and Black Marlin bite has
been the most exciting bite so
far we have caught several
Black Marlin over 500 lbs and
the Blue Marlin bite is hot as
well. The Marlin have been
biting live bait or Lures trolling
offshore at either Corbetena or
el Banco on 10-12 hour
fishing
charters.  Check out the big
Black Marlin photo the Animal
house on November 8th.   Now
that we have reached the middle
of November  the water is
starting to cool down a little and
We are starting to see some
winter fish see full
Puerto
Vallarta fishing report November
2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
December 2017
As we near the end of another
great year of fishing in Puerto
Vallarta. The water is cooling
down and the Marlin have
started to thin out. But there still
has been quite a few Sailfish
and Dorado caught off el moro.
We have also started to see
more Jack Crevalle,
Roosterfish, and Spanish
Mackerel inside the bay and
fishing off the point of Punta de
Mita. The long range Yellowfin
Tuna fishing trips are read full
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
December 2017
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
January 2018
It has been an up and down
month for fishing the water
temps have cooled down We
also had few days of rough
waterbut there is still alot of
great fish to catch right now.
The warmer water Blue and
Black Marlin have moved on
for the season and the
Striped
Marlin have moved in.  We
have been catching Striped
Marlin on 10 and 12 hr days
offshore trolling dead baits with
read full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report January 2018
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Puerto Vallarta fishing report
February 2018
It has been a great month of
fishing so far we have been
catching a mix of different
species inshore and offshore.   
Offshore fishing charters We
have been catching
Striped
Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, and
Dorado.  On inshore fishing
charters we are catching Jack

Crevalle, Bonitos,
skip jacks,
and Spanish Mackerel.  The
Sailfish and Striped Marlin have
been biting in open water about
10-15 miles past the see full
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
February 2018
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
March 2018
The Offshore Yellowfin Tuna
grounds have been red hot this
last week 80+ miles offshore we
have had several succesful
overnight tuna fishing charters
catching Tuna between 80-250
lbs.  On Regular day trips to
Corbetena we had a few days
with smaller tuna 20-40 lbs and
Striped Marlin biting down the
coast by san Pancho. Inside
banderas we have been
catching see full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report March 2018
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
April 2018
With the weather changing
along with the tides we have
seen the fish move all over the
place the last couple weeks the
type of fish has stayed
consistent with my last fishing
report Sailfish, Striped Marlin,
Jack Crevalle, with a few days
where we found Dorado as well.
But it was day to day where we
found the fish one day the best
bite was down the north coast
close to Sayulita we caught alot
of Sailfish, and Striped Marlin
read full
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report April 2018
Puerto Vallarta fishing report
May 2018
It feels like the summer is here
the weather is heating up along
with the ocean so to expect to
hear about the first Blue and
Black Marlins of the season
soon.  The 58 Sailfish and Marlin
tournament will be held in San
Blas Starting June 13 which
normally marks the beginning of
the of the bigger Marlin season.  
With tides shifting so has the hot
spots for fish we have had a few
weeks that were great down the
north coast for Sailfish, Striped
Marlin see full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report May 2018
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report June 2018
The offshore fishing is heating
up and looks like we are going
to have another great fishing
season.  Captain Cesar caught
the first Blue Marlin of season
last week fishing outside of El
Banco
see video Tuna
avergaing 20-60 lbs have been
biting close to Corbetena along
with see full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report June 2018
Puerto Vallarta fishing
report July 2018
The offshore fishing grounds
are heating up with Billfish.  
We have been catching Blue
and Black Marlin and Sailfish
close to Corbena along with 2
of the best eating fish Dorado
and Yellowfin Tuna. The
Tuna and the Dorado are only
averaging 10-25 lbs but its
still always great to find any
sized Tuna on a day trip
without going 100 + miles
offshore. There has also been
a few small Mahi/ Dorado
read full
Puerto Vallarta
fishing report July 2018
Puerto Vallarta
tournament fishing
report July 26,27,28 2018.
This was the 12th Annual Tuna
and Marlin Tournament and
was held at Paradise Village
resort in Nuevo Vallarta.  
Captain Cesar Perez won 1st
place Yellowfin Tuna with a fat
231 lb pig the crew caught the
Tuna the first day of the fishing
tournament aboard the Niki Pao
boat. 1st Place Marlin weighed
in at 477 lbs and was caught
aboard the Lucina 3.
Congradulations to all the
fishing winners and teams that
participated in this year's
tournament and we will see you
next year.  read full
Puerto
Vallarta fishing tournament
report
Puerto Vallarta fishing
August 2018

It has definitely been a hot
summer here in Puerto
Vallarta The water is warm
and we are seeing all of our
summer favorites Mahi
Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna,
Sailfish, and Blue and Black
Marlin.  Yellowfin Tuna
have been biting close to
Corbetena averaging 10-40
lbs the bigger Tuna are also
biting but further offshore 70
+ miles averaging 80-300
r
ead full Puerto Vallarta
fishing report August 2018