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Saint Lucia fishing has a prize for every angler

The sparkling blue waters of the Caribbean Sea are home to a wide variety of marine life, including game fish like marlin and sailfish.

You can enjoy several kinds of fishing while vacationing on St. Lucia. Rock and surf fishing, kite fishing, spear fishing, fly fishing, estuary fishing, and deep sea fishing are the most popular fishing ventures among anglers on the island.

 

 

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Experience

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Big game fishing and whale watching off the scenic coast of Punta de Mita. This area offers some of the best sport fishing in the world. Punta Mita, also known as Punta de Mita or Mita, is a charming Mexican fishing village located 30 minutes drive northwest of Puerto Vallarta on the northwest point of Bahia de Banderas (The Bay of Flags). Punta Mita is renowned for its wildlife, its relaxing surf, and its laid back attitude.

Punta de Mita is the place to come when you want to break fishing records. From here, you can head offshore to the world-renowned hot spots, where giant Yellowfin Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and many more have been caught throughout the years. There are more underwater structures here than anywhere else on the Mexican Pacific coast – the perfect place for excellent fishing.

 

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 Punta de Mita lies at the northern tip of the 22-kilometre wide Bahía de Banderas, the third largest bay in the world, fringed by endless sandy beaches and backed by the jungly slopes of the Sierra Madre. These waters abound with African Pompano, Amberjack, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Grouper, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi/Dorado, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Red Snapper, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna and famous Cow Tuna up to 380 lbs making it a sportsman’s paradise..

Head 20 miles out to the Maria Islands, El Morro, and El Faro. For longer trips and more experienced anglers, it’s all about Roca Corbetania (also called La Corbetena ) and El Banco, up to 50 miles offshore.

Fishing is so good that it’s easy to forget everything else Punta de Mita has to offer. Stunning coastlines, white sandy beaches, amazing food and great culture.

Deep Sea Fishing

The local coast, banks, and islands are full of sea life including big game fish such as Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo, Amberjack, Sail fish, Rooster fish, Mahi Mahi, Sierra, Pargo, among many others. Between June and December is the best time to catch Yellow Fin Tuna, Sailfish, and Blue and Black Marlin. Yearly, 300+ pound yellow fin tuna, 300+ pound marlin, among many other big fish, are caught here, in Mita. The best fishing and diving sites are 30 nautical miles closer to Punta de Mita than to Puerto Vallarta, which is about 45 minutes away. With it’s majestic beaches and relaxed attitude, this quant fishing village is a world class destination for all ages!

El Morro, Corbetena and The Banks is full of massive game fish, including marlin, sailfish, tuna, wahoo, and mahi mahi, and beyond is one of the prime reasons why anglers from all corners of the planet come here

Roco Corbetania Fishing aficionados will love the variety and options in these cooler waters where big trophy fish call home. Species include huge Yellowfin Tuna, some as big as 400 pounds. You’re also likely to see Blue, Striped, and Black Marlin weighing around 100 pounds. Sailfish, Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Pargo, Bonito, Wahoo, and many more can also be found.

El Banco Known as the best fishing spot in the area, you’ll reel in trophy big game – Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo and so many more are all available here.

OFFSHORE
World class offshore action is often to be enjoyed when fishing Corbetania and El banco. Monster Black and Blue Marlin, schools of Dorado, Sailfish and giant Yellowfin Tuna, feast in these bait-rich water of the Eastern Pacific.Punta Mita is a top angling destinations for giant Yellowfin Tuna — 200 to 300-pounders and larger. At Fortuna Sportfishing we specialize in catching Yellowfin Tuna on poppers although most of the big ones are caught on live bait.

 THE FLY ROD.
Jacks, Snapper, Sierra Mackerel, Dorado, Bonito and Roosterfish. Not only are they eager to pounce on your fly, they are fairly easy to locate as they form large schools attacking bait near the surface. And you don’t have to travel great distances to find them as they frequent shallower waters closer to shore. So… more fishing, less boat ride.

Mita may be the hottest tropical vacation destination to be found, but it’s also a fishing community to its local inhabitants. There’s a reason that this is the way that the locals make their living, and it’s simply because the fishing is absolutely amazing all year around. A huge variety of enormous game fish and other great catches can be found off the shores of Punta Mita, and these are a few of the most popular:

Bottom Fish/Inshore

A huge variety of fish call the Bay home. These include Jack Crevalle, Red Snapper, Bonito, Skipjack Tuna, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, and many more. You won’t find huge trophy fish in these warmer waters. However, Banderas Bay offers calm waters close to shore, which are perfect for shorter trips and fishing novices.

The species you will find in the inshore are Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, Jack Crevalle, Snappers, Roosterfish, Skipjacks, Bonito, Grouper, Spanish Mackerel

Inshore fishing
This expedition is perfect for families looking to approach the sport fishing world for the very first time and want to enjoy the many natural wonders that this beautiful region has to offer. It is also focused on experienced anglers who are searching for the perfect catch in the waters of Punta Mita, Nayarit.

You and your family will get to experience the adrenaline of inshore fishing. This adventure can be enjoyed by the whole family during the entire year where you can hunt species like dorado, roosterfish (catch and release only), snapper, African pompano, mackerel.

The abundance of reefs and underwater structures around Punta Mita creates the perfect ground to practice any art of fishing like trolling, jigging, casting or live baiting.

 INSHORE
Punta Mita is home to some of the world’s most explosive inshore fishing action. Aggressive predators such as Cubera Snapper and Roosterfish readily attack poppers and stickbaits cast along the many sandy beaches and rocky coastlines. Fishing live baits in combination with this top water technique is also deadly in attracting explosive visual strikes. The avid top water angler should arrive with at least a half-dozen surface plugs.

Deep Sea

Fishing Highlights

  • Sailfish
  • Dorado
  • Black Marlin
  • Mackerel
  • Bonito
  • Yellowfin Tuna 
  • Red Snapper 
  • Sierra 
  • Roosterfish
  • Wahoo

Bottom & Inshore

Fishing

  • Jack Crevalle
  • Red Snapper 
  • Bonito
  • Skipjack
  • Grouper 
  • Mahi Mahi
  • Snook
  • Roosterfish
  • Spanish Mackerel 

Lake Fishing

  • Large Mouth Bass

Spearfishing

  • Grouper
  • Snapper 
  • Lobster 
  • Octopus

Lake Fishing

Lake Cajon de Pena is located about 75 miles south of Puerto Vallarta in the middle of jungle of the Sierra Madre mountains. This 7000 acre lake is stocked with large Florida large mouth bass. 

Another lake, Agua Milpa, is about 3 hrs. away and holds some big bass. At Agua Milpa it’s not uncommon to catch over a 100 bass in one day. 

Spearfishing

Experience fishing like never before, become one with the ocean and take snorkeling to a whole new level.
Spearfishing has never been so exciting! The whole family will get the chance to live one of the most thrilling underwater activities, because besides discovering the breathtaking world below the surface with best fishing equipment, you will be able to hunt tonight’s dinner. It will be like grocery shopping at the sea!

Experience the most selective art of fishing where you will get to use all of your senses and your great cunning to ambush your next catch from behind a rock or a few meters of distance, following the counsel of our specialized instructors, who are at the top of their game in terms of spearfishing experience.

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Saint Lucia

Activities & Adventures

Explore Your Destination

Your vacation to Saint Lucia is sure to consist of plenty of fun and excitement, but how about adding a touch of adventure as well? For those who can’t shake that adrenaline bug, consider booking exciting excursions, such as zip-lining through the jungle, setting sail on a catamaran cruise or snorkeling and diving, to make the most out of your destination.

Sun and Sand

Beach, Swimming & Sunbathing

Beaches

Saint Lucia is blessed with an abundance of beautiful beaches, many of which are blissfully devoid of people. You can literally have the best Saint Lucia beaches all to yourself!

Swimming

And of course, there is no better way to enjoy the late afternoon than by taking in a breathtaking sunset accompanied by the crashing waves.

Sunbathing

Saint Lucia with her lush jungle atmosphere and mountain backdrop, you can explore colonial landmarks and spend you days spotting giant manta rays on one of the area’s pristine beaches.

Romance

Weddings, Honeymoons & More 

Weddings

Celebrate your romance with a destination wedding in Saint Lucia. Romantic weddings on a sugar sand beach, rich sunsets and one of the most beautiful islands in the world is the perfect backdrop for your destination wedding.

Bachelor/ette

Your bachelorette/bachelor party can be the most fun you’ve had in years! With a bit of planning  beforehand, Saint Lucia is the perfect spot to plan such an adventure.

Honeymoon

Your honeymoon is sure to consist of plenty of romance and ambience, and Saint Lucia is the perfect honeymoon destination. From quiet privacy to all out partying, Saint Lucia has something for every honeymooner.

Renewal of Vows

A rededication to your marriage is an exciting thing – you can do it as often as you like. With vow renewals (or reaffirmations) you have the opportunity to have the ceremony you’ve always wanted.

On the Sea

SUP, Sea Kayak & Sailing

SUP

Paddle boarding is undoubtedly a great way to get in contact with the marine environment in Saint Lucia. Easy to learn and great way to have fun in the hidden coves and bays of Saint Lucia.

Sea Kayaking

Your kayaking adventure paddling a short distance off the coast home to wildlife, including dolphins, turtles and whales. Glide along the Roseau River and bask in the mystical serenade by the various wildlife.

Sailing

Sea breezes and the most beautiful beaches in the world. Saint Lucia is the perfect exotic location for sailing and learning to sail. Bask in the sun and enjoy the unbelievable sunsets.

In the Sea

Snorkel & Scuba Diving

Snorkel

Saint Lucia’s warm waters and coral reefs are home to a variety of tropical fish. Small coral formations and sea fans paint the sea floor. Spotting whales and dolphins makes for a fun filled day.

Scuba

Diving in Saint Lucia offers a large variety of dive spots for divers of all skill levels. See rays, sharks, sea turtles, colorful fish and corals up close. Saint Lucia’s crystal clear waters invite you to come back again and again.

Fishing the Sea

Deep Sea, Shore & Lake

Fishing

Saint Lucia is considered one of the best big game fishing destinations in the Caribbean. Deep sea fishing on Saint Lucia can begin just 20 minutes after sailing begins, when the drop-off allows sea depths to reach over 2,000 feet.

Deep Sea

Attraction for anglers heading to Saint Lucia is unquestionably saltwater fishing. Thanks to her fantastic deep waters surrounding the coastlines, sport fishing for highly sought after big game species is incredibly popular.

Shore

Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.

Family

Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.

Golf by the Sea

Golfing Experiences

Golf

There are two golf courses on St. Lucia: one at the Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa and one at the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club located at Cap Estates on the northern end of the island.

Golfing

Surrounded by beautiful natural wonders, the golf courses of Saint Lucia will keep golf fanatics who cannot imagine a vacation spent without any time on the green, happy to learn that there is plenty of golf to choose from on Saint Lucia.

On Land

Horses, Hiking, Biking, ATV

On Horseback

The famous beaches of the region are perfect for your ride on horseback, breathe in the sea breeze and experience the incredible sunset. A sunset ride makes for some unforgettable memories.

Hiking & Biking

Mountain bike and hiking tours led by local guides—a great choice for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Ride and hike along scenic trails through forested areas, river beds and jungles.

Off Road

Rugged mountain terrain and hidden treasures, create the perfect setting for an off-road adventure. Drive your own ATV through jungles full of surprises and new experiences and adventures.

Lifestyle

Live the Lifestyle

Living

Looking for Lifestyle Options? When considering Saint Lucia as a place to live or retire, the knowledge we share will help you to create a plan, and we’ll connect you with useful lifestyle services and property choices.

Retire

Many consider Saint Lucia for their retirement home. With recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking and a modern infrastructure, stable electrical grid and high-speed internet.

Lifestyle

Variety of lifestyles, from resorts, condos and other full-time housing—it’s a perfect place for those seeking an “always on vacation” lifestyle. Saint Lucia has everything you need and more, affordability, healthcare, safety, culture and cuisine.

Real Estate

Finding the Right Investment

Real Estate

Opportunities for real estate investment exist in Saint Lucia for condos, homes and other beachfront and ocean view properties. With increasing prices, good investments are available in the region.

Beach Houses

Villas, apartments, and other residential units in the vicinity of a stunning ocean, pristine beaches, and picturesque lagoons. The attractiveness of Saint Lucia has always been a magnet that attracts buyers and tenants at any time of the year.

Culture

Experience the Culture

Culture

Saint Lucia’s history is a rich tapestry. For hundreds of years, the island has been a melting pot of cultures; in many ways, it was a gateway to the New World.  The island has a strong sense of heritage and cultural identity that locals vigorously celebrate to this day.

Culture

Saint Lucia was first known as “Louanalao” by the Arawak Indians in 200 AD, meaning “Island of the Iguanas,” and then “Hewanorra,” in 800 AD when the Carib Indians arrived and assimilated their culture into Saint Lucia.

Cuisine

Enjoy the Food & Drink 

Food & Drink

Saint Lucia is well known for its varieties of regional and national food and drink. From street food to exquisite culinary delights paired with regional beverages, beer and rum with long histories and international reputations.

Rum

Saint Lucia like many other Caribbean islands, is dotted with rum distilleries, and you’d be remiss if you left without a taste of this easy-to-drink specialty. There are handful of distilleries to choose from.

 

Beer

Piton (beer) is a Pilsner beer brand from the island of Saint Lucia, brewed by Windward & Leeward Brewing Limited, which is owned by Heineken. The beer was named for the Gros Piton and Petit Piton mountains on the island. It was first brewed on October 7, 1992

Where to Stay

Find the Right Resort

Resorts

Saint Lucia’s resorts are perennial favorites among globetrotters. With a variety of beach options, rich heritage and fantastic food, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a place that’s got more to offer within such easy reach of most travelers.

Resorts

With her gorgeous beaches and upscale resorts, Saint Lucia is the perfect vacation destination for those looking for relaxing fun in the sun. Soak in the sunshine, go for a rum tasting, spa treatment or fill your day with outdoor adventures.

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Activities

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Beach Time

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Wedding Destination 

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Cuisine

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Saint Lucia is a paradise for water-lovers. Known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant reefs,

 

 

it's the perfect destination for divers, snorkelers, and of course, anglers.

 

 

Saint Lucia is the place to come when you want to break fishing records.

 

 

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