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Marlin Is the Most Popular Fish in Cabo So Get to Know Some Facts About It Before You Go Out Fishing!

Cabo is commonly known as the Marlin Capital of the World, so it’s only right for you to come here if you’re planning on catching some. If you’re not familiar with Marlin, take some time to read this blog and familiarize yourself with a few facts about Marlin fishing in Cabo.

Marlin Is an Impressive Catch

The Marlin species is powerful, large, and elusive, making it quite an impressive catch. Marlin fishing officially became popular back in the 1930s when fishermen made a sport out of it. Ernest Hemingway also contributed to making it popular when he wrote about his travels to Cuba and the Florida Keys.


Different Species of Marlin

There are 4 different kinds of Marlin species, and they are blue, white, back, and striped marlin. Blue Marlin, considered to be the largest bony fish in the world, and Black Marlin are commonly found in Cabo, even though they are the rarest species of Marlin. Another commonly found Marlin species in Cabo is the striped Marlin.


Marlin Fishing Tournaments

Due to their popularity, there have been many Marlin fishing tournaments created over the years. The summer is the time when people from all over the world travel to Cabo to participate in some of the tournaments. There are a few that offer large cash prizes and others that are for charity. The Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament is one of them that is focused on black and blue Marlin fishing. It’s also currently the highest-paying tournament in the world for Marlin fishing.


Some Record-Breaking Catches of Marlin Fish

It’s common for Cabo fishermen to catch large fish, but the current world record for Marlin is at 1,560 pounds. The record stands since 1953 when Alfred Glassell Jr caught the Marlin in Peru. It’s common for female Marlin to grow way bigger than the male Marlin. In general, the male Marlin doesn’t weigh more than 330 pounds.


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