Jul 21

fishing in SpainThese days angling has become one of the most enjoyed outdoor activities around the globe. I’m not talking exclusively about fishing trips, but also about traditional family vacation with some quality time together enjoying angling. Undoubtedly, fishing is an excellent way to get away from traffic, work, phone calls and other boring and daunting daily routines. Therefore, we will shed some light o some of the best fishing destinations in Spain, for all those families, couples and friends spending their vacation in this beautiful country famous for its soccer team, cultural monuments, wine and festivals. Being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, Spain possess some of the most astonishing deep sea fishing destinations world-wide.

The Canary Islands – Nice climate year-round, breathtaking scenery and  historical monuments make this group of islands optimal holiday spot. Moreover, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are renowned sport fishing destinations. Because of the sea bed with a volcanic origin,  the Canaries offer a wide variety of big game fish species including Swordfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Skipjack Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, Blue Marlin, Dorado and many more. Although fishing here can be done all through the year, big game fishing season begins in April and ends in November.

spanish coast paellaMarbella – Situated on the Costa del Sol, towards the south coast of beautiful Andalusian city of Malaga, Marbella is one of the most popular vacation spots in the continental Spain. Pleasant climate, flamenco, mind-blowing locations and various attractions are major reasons for tourists to spend their holidays here. One of the most popular activity in Marbella is by all means big game fishing, therefore you can find many fishing charter boats on Costa del Sol. The Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean sea are perfect places to fish, since this location forms a part of migratory route of various species.

Barcelona – Basking in the Mediterranean climate, the capital of Catalonia, Spanish province, offers a lot for travelers. Amazing architecture, delicious food (don’t miss paella!) and merry folks are not the only reasons why you should come here. As an angling enthusiast, you will have an opportunity to land species like Bluefish, Mahi Mahi and Bigeye Tuna! If you decide to come here, forget everything you already know about big fishing and learn new methods adopted to land  above-mentioned sea monsters.