Puerto Vallarta´s Annual International Marlins & Sailfish Fishing Tournament

Puerto Vallarta´s Annual International Marlins & Sailfish Fishing Tournament

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board
September 23 2013

The abundant marine life in the waters of Banderas Bay in the Puerto Vallarta area are known by fishing experts to offer some of the best deep sea sports fishing in the world. T he annual International Marlins & Sailfish Fishing Tournament  held every November for over fifty years, brings together some of the most avid sports fishermen from Mexico, the U.S. and abroad. Some of the wide varieties of fish that can be caught in the area include marlin, sailfish, snapper, yellowfin tuna, rooster fish and dorado (mahi mahi). Fishing enthusiasts also have the option of fresh water fishing in the rivers that wind through the Sierra Madre Mountains.

One of the most charming resort towns on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, Puerto Vallarta boasts beautiful beaches, sparkling blue waters that are a magnet for snorkelers, scuba divers, and sports fishermen because of their abundant marine life; canopy tours, ATV tours, sea kayaking, mountain biking, horseback riding and many more sport and outdoor adventure activities. 

Puerto Vallarta is also a destination rich in culture and steeped in tradition that conserves all of the charm and character of a small Mexican town and is home to numerous cultural festivals from music, theater and film to culinary arts, traditional indigenous cultures, and colorful religious processions; as well as sports tournaments including championship golf, game fishing and nautical regattas. Also, its internationally acclaimed restaurants offer some of the finest culinary delights in Mexico.

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