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Cabo Fishing Calendar

Plan your fishing expedition to San Jose del Cabo effortlessly with our fishing calendar and monthly reports. Our calendar spotlight the sport fish species targeted year-round, offering detailed insights on prime times to pursue Marlin, Roosterfish, Amberjack, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Dogtooth-Snapper, Grouper, Yellowfin Tuna, and others. Explore our fishing calendar and posts to ascertain which species are prevalent during your stay, and secure your dream fishing excursion today!

Fishing Cabo in January:

Planning a winter getaway to Cabo? January offers diverse sport fishing opportunities, including blue water fishing for Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Mahi-Mahi. This month is ideal for Striped Marlin fishing and shores fishing for species like Rooster Fish, Jack Crevalle, Spanish Mackerel, and African Pompano. The waters off San Jose Del Cabo are especially favorable with calm seas, mild weather, and minimal wind. Additionally, it's the breeding season for Humpback Whales and Gray Whales, adding to the scenic beauty of your fishing excursion. Whether you're an avid angler or seeking a leisurely outing, Cabo in January promises an unforgettable experience amidst stunning natural surroundings and abundant marine life.

Fishing Cabo in February:

February in Cabo presents more than exceptional Striped Marlin, Wahoo, and Mahi fishing. Enthusiasts of bottom fishing can relish Snapper, Grouper, and Bonito. Yellowfin Tuna fishing also remains rewarding. With such a diverse range of fish, February proves an excellent time for angling in Cabo. Striped Marlin fishing remains consistently fruitful, while coastal fishing, especially for Rooster fish, flourishes. Moreover, the month provides a prime opportunity for whale watching, as large numbers of Humpbacks and Gray Whales inhabit the area. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a novice adventurer, February offers an abundance of fishing opportunities and the chance to witness the majestic presence of whales against the backdrop of Cabo's scenic beauty.

Fishing Cabo in March:

As temperatures rise in Cabo, March brings fruitful bottom fishing opportunities, with chances to reel in Snapper, Grouper, Bonito, and Rainbow runners. The month continues to offer exciting catches like Wahoo, Mahi, and Yellowfin Tuna, along with excellent Striped Marlin fishing. For shores fishing enthusiasts, March remains prime for catching Rooster fish, benefiting from the warmer weather conditions. Whether you prefer bottom fishing or shores fishing, Cabo in March provides ample opportunities to indulge in your angling passion amidst the pleasant climate and abundance of marine life.

Fishing Cabo in April:

As April transitions into May, Cabo's waters remain stable, enticing fishing enthusiasts. Deep fishing yields catches of Amberjacks, Snappers, and Groupers, while mid-shore expeditions promise Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, and Striped Marlin. May also signals the start of shores fishing season for big Rooster fish. Meanwhile, Humpback and Gray whales begin their northward migration with newborn calves, offering whale watching opportunities until month's end. Cabo's waters in May are a haven for anglers and nature enthusiasts alike.

Fishing Cabo in May:

In May, Cabo experiences a notable shift in its fishing dynamics, with winds transitioning from predominantly Northern to Southern. This shift heralds the onset of the Black and Blue Marlin season for offshore fishing, alongside the eagerly awaited commencement of the world-class Rooster fishing season. We take pride in being specialists in capturing these extraordinary and legendary fish, ensuring anglers have unforgettable experiences on the waters of Cabo.

Fishing Cabo in June:

Fishing in Cabo during mid-year offers an exceptional experience with a diverse range of fish in the waters. Mid-shore fishing sees an increase in Mahi and Wahoo, along with a good number of Marlin. It's common to catch many Roosters during this time, with mornings offering battles with Rooster fish over 50 pounds, thrilling fishing enthusiasts. Don't miss the chance to chase after a giant "Roosta" with our team!

Fishing Cabo in July:

Summer in San Jose del Cabo brings excitement to shores fishing, with abundant Giant Roosters weighing over 50 pounds. Battling colossal Roosters weighing between 70 to 90 pounds is common. Blue and Black Marlin fishing peaks during this time, adding to the thrill. Mahi and Yellowfin Tuna are among the most sought-after species in Cabo, making July ideal for targeting them. Overall, fishing in Cabo reaches its pinnacle during the summer months.

Fishing Cabo in August:

August is prime time for Marlin fishing in Cabo, boasting a good number of Black and Blue Marlin, along with some Striped Marlin in the azure waters. Witnessing these majestic fish in action is a highlight of the season. As August progresses, Coastal Fishing tends to quiet down, as Giant Roosters have already spawned and returned to deep waters. Hence, we suggest focusing on Pelagic fishing during this month, with Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, and Wahoo being popular targets in Cabo's rich waters.

Fishing Cabo in September:

At the end of summer in Cabo, there's abundant Marlin activity, and September is no exception. Black and Blue Marlin are prevalent during this month, making it ideal for Marlin fishing enthusiasts. Yellowfin Tuna numbers also rise in September, offering more options for anglers. Mahi and Wahoo remain popular choices as well. With such a variety of great fish to target, September stands out as an excellent month for fishing in Cabo.

Fishing Cabo in October:

October in Cabo is buzzing with excitement as it marks the tournament season for Black and Blue Marlin, along with big Yellowfin Tuna. This period attracts Marlin and Tuna enthusiasts to participate in competitions and test their skills. At Exotic Fish Cabo, Marlin and Tuna fishing are our specialties. Our skilled captain can customize your trip, guaranteeing a successful fishing experience. With an abundance of these trophy fish during October, it's the perfect time to visit Cabo and challenge your angling skills.

Fishing  Cabo in November:

November emerges as an ideal time for fishing in Cabo! With calm waters and mild winds, anglers find it easier to pursue Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, and Mahi-mahi. Moreover, it's prime season for whale watching as Humpbacks and Gray Whales migrate to the Sea of Cortes for reproduction. The tranquil atmosphere and abundance of marine life make November a captivating month for both fishing enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

Fishing Cabo in December:

San Jose del Cabo emerges as an ideal destination for a family-kid fishing trip during the winter months. While Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, and Striped Marlin fishing are available year-round, they are notably abundant from November to April. Alongside excellent fishing opportunities, coastal waters teem with small Roosterfish, enhancing the experience for kids. Moreover, visitors may catch glimpses of Gray whales and Humpback whales swimming within a mile of the beaches, adding to the memorable moments of the family trip.


We take pride in offering exceptional fishing opportunities all year round, catering to both novice and experienced anglers alike.

Our knowledgeable and experienced team will guide you to the best fishing spots in Cabo, ensuring you have the best chance of catching your dream fish. Equipped with top-of-the-line gear and specialized offshore fishing equipment, you'll be fully prepared to tackle even the most challenging catches.

Whether you're interested in inshore, mid-shore, or offshore fishing, we have something for everyone. Don't wait any longer—contact us today to book your unforgettable fishing experience in Cabo!

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