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Punta Cana Fishing



Punta Cana Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Punta Cana, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. White Marlin

  2. White Marlin

    There is a 74.03% catch rate for White Marlin, based on 114 White Marlin counted.

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    White

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  3. Blue Marlin

  4. Blue Marlin

    There is a 20.78% catch rate for Blue Marlin, based on 32 Blue Marlin counted.

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    Blue

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  5. Mahi-mahi

  6. Mahi-mahi

    There is a 3.25% catch rate for Mahi-mahi, based on 5 Mahi-mahi counted.

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    Mahi-mahi

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  7. Sailfish

  8. Sailfish

    There is a 1.3% catch rate for Sailfish, based on 2 Sailfish counted.

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    Sailfish

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  9. Yellowfin Tuna

  10. Yellowfin Tuna

    There is a 0.65% catch rate for Yellowfin Tuna, based on 1 Yellowfin Tuna counted.

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    Yellowfin

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Recommendations above based on 5 species of fish and 154 fish counted for May around Punta Cana.

To date, there are 35 species of fish and a total of 1438 fish counted for Punta Cana and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 10/17/1963 (61 years).

Last Update: 5/21/2024 4:45:16 PM

*** 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 Punta Cana Fishing Spots

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Punta Cana are the following:

  1. Wreck in front of Punta Cana Club Med. 1264
    18.542545795 -68.346116824


  2. Catalinita Island


  3. Engano Bank
    Engano Bank


  4. Astron Shipwreck. 991
    18.730417180 -68.454308164


  5. Queen Snapper1


  6. Atlantic Princess Wreck


  7. Astron Wreck


  8. Yuma Basin
    Yuma Basin


  9. Parque Nacional 1


  10. St George


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Top Punta Cana Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Island Marine Fishing Charters
    Island Marine Punta Cana is a fishing charter business based on the exclusive Marina Cap Cana in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Owner and operator Humberto Quintana has been fishing in the Punta Cana area for 15 years.

  2. Punta Cana Fishing Charters
    In the east coast of the Dominican Republic there is a big variety of fish species like Dorado, Wahoo, Barracuda, Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Cobia, Sailfish and Bonito.

  3. Palmera Fishing Charters
    We fish all year round – if the weather permits, of course. Conditions are generally good and you’ll find many types of fish to catch in the ocean – both inside the reef for inshore fishing and outside the reef for deep sea fishing.

  4. Big Marlin Charters Punta Cana
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  5. First Class Fishing Charter


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Top Punta Cana Marinas

  1. Marina Punta Cana
    Marina Cap Cana offers over 152 slips, accommodating up to 200 ft. yachts, 8.5 draft, with complete services for captains and crew.

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