Mexico is a country rich in fishing opportunity! Surrounded by the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Sea of Cortez, Mexico fishing has some amazing offshore and deep sea fishing. As well, tons of flats fishing, and inland fishing destinations on rivers and lakes are available. The Mexican beaches are surrounded by an A-list cast of game fish. You can hook a variety of species including bonefish, marlin, sailfish, mahi mahi, tuna, wahoo, the elusive permit, snook, tarpon, and more!
Mexico Fishing Destinations
Ascension Bay offers some of the best permit fishing in Mexico, plus a realistic chance for the Caribbean Super Slam!
Check out our most affordable permit fishing lodge! The low cost world class permit fishing is the main reasons you would plan a trip at this fly fishing lodge in Ascension Bay. The second reason would be the chance at your Caribbean Super Slam (tarpon, bonefish, snook and permit in one day of fishing). There aren’t many places where that can be accomplished.
This fly fishing lodge offers easy access to the vast flats of Ascension Bay as well as the inland lagoons and river system located on the mainland. Whether you are new to saltwater fishing or an experienced angler, Ascension Bay offers strong fishing scenarios for every level. You can stalk solid numbers of bonefish in skinny water, head into the back country mangrove lagoons for baby tarpon and snook, or hunt for the elusive permit on the flats and the deeper waters that surround the flats.
Fly Fishing for Permit in Ascension Bay
This fishery is renown as one of the finest locales in the world of saltwater fishing to throw a fly at a super-slam at almost any time of the year. We cannot guarantee you will hook a bonefish, permit, tarpon, and snook every day on the water, but these game fish are here on a year-round basis. The guides are serious permit hunters, so while there are plenty bonefish, many anglers at La Pescadora are there to target permit.
One of our favorite traits of Ascension Bay is the fact that you can typically find fish no matter what the weather is doing. Yes, we all want bright sunny days with low winds, but challenging conditions and overcast skies can present themselves from time to time.
Despite the weather and conditions, the guides are great at putting you on fish in virtually any situation. We can say this from experience! The lagoons and the Boca (the mouth of a river) located in the back of Ascension Bay allows for protection from the wind. The fish tend to feed well in this area as well, due to the increased freshwater in the system and an abundance of food. This is a wonderful fishery that is often overlooked by many guides in the area.
Mexico Fishing for Permit is as good as it gets. Especially in Ascension Bay.
- In addition to fabulous permit fishing, you could also be casting to tarpon, bonefish, and snook. The Caribbean Super Slam is the goal!
- Amazing meals prepared with a Mayan and Caribbean influence.
- Beachside, private fishing lodge, comfortable cabins, hot showers with full amenities, including wi-fi.
- Other activities include bird watching, snorkeling, exploring Mayan ruins, beach combing, and just plain relaxing.
Costa Grande along the Pacific Coast
This authentic Mexican fishing community is tucked along the Costa Grande, a 150-mile stretch of pristine pacific coastline.
You’ll be impressed by the unspoiled beauty of the Costa Grande. Resting 50 nautical miles south of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Puerto Vicente is hidden away from the crowds and traffic of Mexico’s booming tourist destinations. Don’t expect strip malls or luxury spas here – instead, you’ll get pristine beaches, litter-free coastlines and friendly, welcoming people who aren’t caught up in the hustle of daily city life. But of course, the main attraction is the fishing.
Ranked #2 in the World for Sailfishing by Sport Fishing Magazine.
If you’re looking for some great fishing without having to deal with a huge resort atmosphere, this place is for you!
Productive fishing is found only one mile off the shore from the lodge. This is because the Sierra Madre Mountains that run along Costa Grande extend into the ocean and then immediately drop off, creating deep waters that provide the perfect habitat for migratory trophy fish.
Despite all this great angling, you’ll probably be the only boat on the water when you fish with us. This section of the Costa Grande coastline is too far away for the big chartered fishing vessels from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo to travel to on a regular basis. And without the crowds, you’ll have a much more relaxed fishing vacation.
The species found in these waters include:
- Pacific Sailfish
- Black marlin
- Yellowfin Tuna
- Spanish Mackeral
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