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Fishing Charters

Fishing charters in Acapulco is the best way to experience the thrill of sport fishing. Chartering your own boat means you get the convenience of not having to share the boat with strangers and you can be more relaxed with how you spend the day with your Acapulco fishing guides in this beautiful resort.

What To Expect On Your Acapulco Fishing Charter

Acapulco fishing charters usually lasts 6-7 hours depending on the weather. The charter companies recommend you arrive at the dock between 6 & 7 a.m. All the gear required for your fishing trip is included except for food & alcohol, however, this can be pre- arranged at least 2 days before your departure.

Bring towel, sunscreen, hat & long sleeved shirt. It doesn’t take long to get sunburned especially when you are having fun.

Acapulco Fishing Charter Cost

Most fishing charters are all inclusive; the price per trip includes fishing license, equipment, bait, leaning and preparing your catch, food and drink. The fishing guides are bilingual and highly experienced. Reservations are highly recommended and deposits are usually paid in advance. Refunds can be given if the trip is cancelled due to the weather.

The cost of a fishing charter will depend on the size of the boat and the number of people on the trip. Although some boats can accommodate 15 people for bay excursions, the Acapulco fishing charter companies recommend a maximum of 8 people when going on deep sea excursions. Half day, full day and live aboard multi day charters can be easily arranged.

Acapulco Fishing Season

Acapulco is considered one of the best big game fishing destinations in the Pacific. With 365 days of sun, fishing charters leave daily. Although the winter months is the peak of fishing season for sailfish and dorado, these and other fish can be caught year round.

Fishing charters can be booked during hurricane season on August and September but the charter crew will determine immediately if a trip has to be cancelled due to the weather or any other unforeseen events.

Tipping For a Fishing Charter

A 15-20 % tip is normal.