Spend a day in full control of your own captained boat and fish for whatever takes your fancy. Indulge in a choice of sport fishing in Panga to reel the catch of the day, from Dorado " Mahi-mahi" to Yellowtail (seasonal), cabrilla, sea bass, and more. Loreto covers all your fishing needs for any experience level.
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FAQ´s ABOUT FISHING IN LORETO
What´s the Fishing charters are like in Loreto ?
**ANSWER.-Top of the line activity in Loreto for the whole family and all levels of expertise. We have experienced local captains in their great majority to be able to offer you the best of the Sea of Cortez, from Yellow tail, cabrilla, grouper, snaper to the most sought after Dorados "Mahi-Mahi" in season. We have all the necessary equipment on board, you just need to get on board with us and hook up your dinner. Check Loreto Fishing Season Chart here >>> shorturl.at/lJKL4
How long does it last the fishing tour ?
**ANSWER.-A regular fishing trip takes 6 hours from the time you leave the marina. We also have more hours of fishing or deep sea fishing which are different fishing modalities that can also be offered.
What kind of fishing style you do on summer in Loreto and what are the targets ?
**ANSWER.-In the summer season, casting and trolling are usually offered. However, we do some bottom fishing for shore fish such as snapper, cabrilla or groupers. Rapalas and other fishing gadgets are also available on board for whatever you feel like fishing. The target that we normally go on summer is Dorado mahi-mahi or bill fish ( Marlin black o blue and sail fish).
Do I need to bring or rent fishing gear or tackle to the fishing tour ?
**ANSWER.-No, as it is included in our fishing packages. If you feel like bringing any personal gadgets or fishing equipment you more than welcomr to bring it along.
Do I need a fishing license to do this tour ?
**ANSWER.-Yes, to be able to do sport fishing anywhere in Mexico you need by law to have a fishing license for the day. The fishing license gives you certain catch points and depending on the target or fish you want to catch it gives you the number of fish you can catch. The captain or crew on board can explain more when you go out on your fishing trip. Also by law everyone on board a boat that goes fishing must carry a fishing license even the captain on board even if he does not fish.
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Is it necessary to have live bait when fishing?
**ANSWER.-Yes, since fishing requires it in order to have a better chance of catching fish. Remember that we also have rapalas, luhrs, poppers and more fishing gadgets to also use them if required. Normally the live you pay it right outside the marina onces you take off in your fishing tour the capitan will make sure to pick up the live bait on the way. The type of live bait we handle is either mackerel or sardine.
What type of boat do you offer for this tour?
**ANSWER.-We usually offer the typical local fishermen's boat so called "Pangas" with a bimini top for shade and all the basic safety equipment for you and your family or visitors.
I can keep what I catch ?
**ANSWER.-Of course you can, as long as it is what your fishing license allows. Even at the end the fish is filleted and delivered to you in a bag to take with you for your dinner and if you like to tip the captain .
Does the boat have a toilet on board?
**ANSWER.- Unfortunately not if is a "Panga" type boat. If you acquire a different type of vessel or line, e.g. cruisers, proline, luhr etc., they usually have W.C. onboard.
Do the vessels have lifeguards on board?
Do you customize your tours?
**ANSWER.-Yes, it all depends on the number and size of the group as well as the food and beverages requirements. We may adapt to your needs and provide you with a free quote under no obligation.
Do I need to pay the entrance fee of the national marine park before we embarking
and where do I purchase that?
**ANSWER.-Yes, the acces bracelet of the marine park "BAHIA DE LORETO" is more than paying an entrance fee, it is a donation and it is mandatory , this is to enforce and continue preserving this beautiful place as the aquarium of the world. The cost of this fee for the moment is $100 pesos per person- aprox. $5 Usd - (over 12 years old) and you can pay it on line troughout the reservation or onboard direct to our capatain or appointed crew staff before embarking.
Do you provide food & beverages in this tour ?
**ANSWER.- includes food, drinks, equipment. The options to choose for lunch on this package are from: Deli Sandwich or Baja style beef machaca burritos. We also have available a vegetarian and / or vegan menu upon request.
If you purchased a "Basic package", then it only includes the boat tour, fishing gear, cooler chest with ice and bottled water . You may bring whatever you want extra for F&B.
Does this tour include transportation?
**ANSWER.-It is not included, however you may request a quote to provide this service to you at an additional charge. If you´d like to inquire more about the options we offer click on the following link >>
Are the captains or crew bilingual ?
**ANSWER.-The captains or crew are locals. Although in Loreto we love to work with tourism and we have a little lack of English language skills, on our tours we try to provide you with crew that have at least basic english language skills to offer you the best possible experience.
How much is it customary to tip the crew or captains?
**ANSWER.-We greatly appreciate your willingness to compensate those who provide the tours. What is customary would generally be 10 to 15% of the cost of the activity or excursion either per person or for the total amount. Please note that although knowing gratuities are not included in the service with the purchase of the tour or excursion, the tip is an extra generosity - it is not mandatory.
What do you suggest to bring to the excursion to be more comfortable?
Do you have public restroom facilities on Danzante & Carmen Island?
**ANSWER.-Unfortunelty are not any restrooms or WC. We always recommend using the restrooms before starting our tours, and there are restrooms available at the entrance of the marinas.
Do you have other types of rentals or services on this tour that we can rent?
**These are extra charged and subject to availability.
Are there places for shopping or restaurants on the island?
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