October's all about Marlin fishing, and there's no better place to catch one than Cabo. In honor of this month, and of these great fish, we thought we'd give you a little background on the different types of Marlin that are available here in Cabo. Read on to learn more about their distinct characteristics, fighting style, and more.
The Blue Marlin is a powerful beast, averaging in the range of 11' and between 200 and 400 pounds. They dive deep but tires quickly. Many experts experts believe that there are two distinct species of Blue Marlin; those living in the Pacific, and those in the Atlantic. It should be mentioned that this point of view is highly contested, and not the majority's opinion by any means.
Black Marlins are usually bigger than their blue counterpart. While the males can technically grow to over 15', they are usually smaller than the females. Yes, it's true that Black Marlins are usually mistaken with Blue Marlins, but that doesn't make them the same fish. You can tell a Black Marlin from a Blue Marlin because their dark blue coloring fades to a shiny silver white. Their bodies are also proportionally shorten than other species.
Striped Marlin are found in the Pacific ocean, and are of course very plentiful in Cabo. If you're looking for an action-packed Cabo fishing trip, Striped Marlin is what you should be after! They are known to put up a fight, and they don't give up easily. Cabo sportfishing for Striped Marlin is some of the most fun you can have on the water.
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The Marlin fishing in Cabo is renowned throughout the world. Fishermen come to Cabo from all over the world for a chance to catch one of these bad boys. In fact, Bisbee’s Black and Blue tournament, one of the most prestigious fishing tournaments in the world, is also one of the more famous Marlin fishing gatherings, and takes place here in Cabo.
We think you'll have a blast if you come in October, as the Marlin fishing peaks and takes center stage here in Cabo. Come experience the thrill of a lifetime, as many have before you, when you feel a Marlin at the tip of your rod.
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