Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is home to some of the best sport fishing on the planet, so it is no wonder that the destination in Mexico also has an array of Cabo fishing tournaments that keep fishermen and spectators enthralled throughout the year. Fishing tournaments in Los Cabos have garnered international acclaim as jackpots rise and weigh-ins set records. When booking your next vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, be sure to plan around the Cabo fishing tournament calendar for guaranteed excitement and fun-filled memories.
Summer and Fall bring about a number of Cabo fishing tournaments that invite participants and spectators to revel in the truly impressive sport fishing that happens throughout the destination in Mexico. The Cabo fishing tournaments season kicks off in July with the Stars and Stripes Tournament and ends in November with the Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot 2018. Each of the Cabo fishing tournaments gives visitors an array of exciting things to do in Cabo as boats bring their catches to shore for public weigh-ins and exciting celebrations. Check out the following Cabo fishing tournament calendar to see if you’ll be in town when the action takes place.
Stars and Stripes 2018 - JUNE 28 - JULY 1, 2018
A combination golf tournament, fishing tournament, and music festival, the Stars and Stripes Tournament is much more than just your average Cabo event. The annual Cabo fishing tournament is now in its 22nd year of helping various children’s charities throughout Mexico and California, who they claim to be the real “stars” of the event. Participants in the fishing portion head out in hopes of catching the largest striped marlin and taking home the glory in knowing that their participation has helped those in need. While this year’s edition has already passed, those seeking to catch the action can do so every year during this annual Cabo event.
East Cape Dorado Shoot Out 2018 - JULY 21, 2018
One of the largest and most simple fishing tournaments Los Cabos has, the East Cape Dorado Shoot Out lasts just one day and offers a grand prize vehicle for the heaviest dorado weighed that day. Participants can also win a number of small jackpots.
Bisbee’s East Cape Offshore Tournament 2018 - JULY 31 - AUGUST 4, 2018
Of the fishing tournaments Los Cabos has to offer, Bisbee’s ranks among the best. The prizes are incredible, the competition is stiff, and the excitement is impressive. Be among those who get a chance to see the fishermen scramble to catch the largest fish and win the Billfish, Tuna, and Dorado jackpots during the four-day tournament each year.
Los Cabos Billfish Tournament 2018 - OCTOBER 14 - 18, 2018
Anglers around the world join in on this fishing tournament in Cabo San Lucas that has three entry levels and loads of prizes. There is a base entry fee of $5,000 for each team of up to six anglers, and daily jackpots that include prizes for the largest tuna, wahoo and dorado, and billfish releases. More information here
Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore 2018 - OCTOBER 18 - 21, 2018
One of the mega-popular Bisbee’s tournaments, the “Little Bisbee’s” is just as exciting and can be more rewarding than its larger tournament sisters as it focuses on helping local charities and has impressive cash prizes. This fishing tournament in Cabo San Lucas awards teams who bring in the largest qualifying catches in both the game and billfish categories, but it has a smaller base entry fee, which entices fishermen of all levels.
Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament 2018 - OCTOBER 23 - 27, 2018
As one of the most important Cabo fishing tournaments, Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament has not only grown in size from six to over 150 teams over the years, but it has also put millions of dollars on the line and currently holds the record for the largest payout in sport fishing history. By far one of the most exciting Cabo events, this tournament brings crowds to the marina to watch the weigh-ins and party alongside winners.
Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot 2018 - NOVEMBER 07 - 10, 2018
As one of the larger fishing tournaments in Cabo San Lucas, the Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot is a grand fixture in a series of Cabo events and the last on the Cabo fishing tournament calendar. The tournament is now hosting more than 145 teams who compete in at least 11 different events.