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Loreto offers some of the best fishing in Mexico. Five islands make up Islas de Golfo group, which is protected as a National Maritime Park. The park is home to over 800 species of marine life. Sport fishing is only permitted in the protected area of the National Maritime Park. Sport fishing and fishing is the main tourist attraction and the main source for jobs in Loreto. It has two well-known fishing seasons: Summer, distinguished by the dorado and other species like marlin (black marlin, Atlantic blue marlin and striped marlin) and sailfish, ideal for the fly fishing techniques. And Winter, distinguished by the yellow tail (jurel) and other species that usually are deep in the sea rocks. Additionally to the seasonal species, Loreto's waters are home of other species like snapper and seabass, which are found all year long. Due to the this abundance, Loreto has been home of several IGFA records. The two foundations of the Loreto's sport fishing are the dorado and the yellow tail . The dorado is the emblematic specie of Loreto, it likes the warm waters, and its season begins in late May, peaks from July to September, and comes to an end in November. Two important fishing tournaments are celebrated within this season, in July and September. The yellow tail is one of the strongest species; its season begins in November, peaks from March to April, and comes to an end in late May. If you are Sport Fishing in Loreto from a boat, you will need to purchase a fishing license. Below is a list of types of fishing in the Loreto area of Baja California, Mexico. Click on the listings below to view fishing, charters, tours and places to buy tackle in Loreto.
- Baja Big Fish Company - Fishing trips and packages, accommodations * Tel: 011 52 613- 135-1603 from the US Tel: 135-1603 local