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4 Awesome Locations Ideal for Sea Fishing

It doesn’t get much better for die-hard fishing fans than sailing out into the ocean and indulging in some deep-sea fishing. The number of different species of fish is vast in seawater all over the world, and here is a list of 4 of the most extraordinary locations to go sea fishing and catch a few beauties.


This spectacular island is surrounded by enormous bodies of water and fringed with thousands of miles of golden beaches, so it’s no wonder Australia plays host to the largest sea fishing tournament in the Southern Hemisphere.

During the period from September to December, you will have the most chance of catching a Marlin – especially if you take a chartered boat to Cairns in Queensland, which is known as the Marlin capital of the world. The largest Marlin species is the Grander Marlin which can weigh over 1000 pounds.

Australia is also home to fish such as cobra, Yellowfin Tuna, Bluefin tuna, Dorado, Barracuda, Wahoo, and Spanish Mackerel. This country really is heaven for fishing enthusiasts.


Croatia is flanked by the Adriatic Sea and has over 2000km of coastline. It is a popular destination for those who love fishing and is considered the best place in Europe to catch a variety of fish not found in other countries.

This beautiful destination provides a home for fish species such as Sea Bass, Sea Bream, Monkfish, John Dory, Mackerel, Chub Mackerel, common Pandora, and Dentex. If you want to chase after the bigger game, such as Bluefin tuna or Swordfish, you might want to look at bareboat or yacht charters that will take you to areas such as Biograd na Moru or Vodice.

South Africa

The capital city of South Africa, Cape Town, sees swarms of fisherman gather on its beaches every month of the year, hoping to catch a few of the country’s diverse species of fish.

Tuna is one of the most abundant fish species in South African waters and is most often found in and around False Bay and the Cape peninsula. Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna being the most prominent species.

One of the best fishing spots in the world is Rooikrans which is located in the Table Mountain National Park, at the Cape of Good Hope section. Here you will be rewarded with the opportunity to catch fish such as Kob, Hottentot, and Blacktail.


Mexico is known for its spectacular beaches – over 6000 miles of it!. It is also a great place to find and catch sea fish. In the waters of Mexico, you will find over 600 species of fish.

Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin are the most sought-after catch in this neck of the woods, and Cabo San Lucas is the best place to find them. The fishing here is excellent at all times of the year, and you can also try your hand at fishing for Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Yellowtail, Roosterfish, Blackfin Tuna, and Corvin. These species will usually be found near the deepest banks and reefs around the coastline. If you are lucky, you may see a dolphin or two!

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