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Playa del Carmen Fishing



Playa del Carmen Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Playa del Carmen, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Sailfish

  2. Sailfish

    There is a 84.53% catch rate for Sailfish, based on 388 Sailfish counted.

    Playa del Carmen Sailfish Counts Chart
    Sailfish

    ENLARGE PLAYA DEL CARMEN SAILFISH COUNTS CHART


  3. White Marlin

  4. White Marlin

    There is a 5.88% catch rate for White Marlin, based on 27 White Marlin counted.

    Playa del Carmen White Marlin Counts Chart
    White

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  5. Mahi-mahi

  6. Mahi-mahi

    There is a 2.83% catch rate for Mahi-mahi, based on 13 Mahi-mahi counted.

    Playa del Carmen Mahi-mahi Counts Chart
    Mahi-mahi

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  7. Blue Marlin

  8. Blue Marlin

    There is a 1.74% catch rate for Blue Marlin, based on 8 Blue Marlin counted.

    Playa del Carmen Blue Marlin Counts Chart
    Blue

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  9. Schoolmaster Snapper

  10. Schoolmaster Snapper

    There is a 1.53% catch rate for Schoolmaster Snapper, based on 7 Schoolmaster Snapper counted.

    Playa del Carmen Schoolmaster Snapper Counts Chart
    Schoolmaster

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  11. Bar Jack

  12. Bar Jack

    There is a 0.65% catch rate for Bar Jack, based on 3 Bar Jack counted.

    Playa del Carmen Bar Jack Counts Chart
    Bar

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  13. Great Barracuda

  14. Great Barracuda

    There is a 0.65% catch rate for Great Barracuda, based on 3 Great Barracuda counted.

    Playa del Carmen Great Barracuda Counts Chart
    Great

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  15. Lionfish

  16. Lionfish

    There is a 0.44% catch rate for Lionfish, based on 2 Lionfish counted.

    Playa del Carmen Lionfish Counts Chart
    Lionfish

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  17. Southern Puffer

  18. Southern Puffer

    There is a 0.44% catch rate for Southern Puffer, based on 2 Southern Puffer counted.

    Playa del Carmen Southern Puffer Counts Chart
    Southern

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  19. Black Grouper

  20. Black Grouper

    There is a 0.22% catch rate for Black Grouper, based on 1 Black Grouper counted.

    Playa del Carmen Black Grouper Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE PLAYA DEL CARMEN BLACK GROUPER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 15 species of fish and 459 fish counted for April around Playa del Carmen.

To date, there are 89 species of fish and a total of 7837 fish counted for Playa del Carmen and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 8/31/1959 (65 years).

Last Update: 4/16/2024 12:47:16 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Top Playa del Carmen Fishing Spots

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Playa del Carmen are the following:

  1. Palancar Horseshoe


  2. Palancar Caves


  3. Palancar Bricks


  4. Palancar Gardens


  5. Paradise Reef


  6. Barracuda


  7. San Juan


  8. Las Palmas


  9. Paso del Cedral


  10. Chankanaab
    Chankanaab 20.451543058 -86.991977692


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Latest Playa del Carmen Fishing Reports

  • Wenchman Snapper
    Did a few deep drops and caught a new species of snapper for me. The locals called it Watchilugo(sp)? It is a Wenchman Snapper and was caught in 700 feet of water. 


  • Dorado
    Caught a bailer sized dorado.


  • Barracuda
    Caught 3 barracuda on the troll.


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Top Playa del Carmen Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Spearfishing Today
    SpearfishingToday.com offers an adventure that is physically and mentally challenging. A fun and environmentally sound way of fishing. We don’t shoot for sport. SpearfishingToday makes the spearfishing experience possible for everyone. We offer small

  2. Wasabi Loco Sportfishing Adventures


  3. Fishing with Ivan
    Captain Ivan is your #1 choice in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, for customized fishing charters. Away from the crowds, owner Captain Ivan offers outstanding service and excellent fishing. State of the art equipment and a spacious boat with toilet offer a

  4. Jarhead Charters
    Owned & Operated by U.S.M.C. Viet Nam Veteran. We run a tight ship! Excellent boatas and topnotch crews! We got your six!

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