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Bisbee’s 2021 Fishing Tournaments

Experience the ultimate fishing tournaments in Cabo with Picante Sportfishing fleet

Picante Sportfishing has a reputation synonymous with winning records since its inception here in Cabo San Lucas 26 years ago with total cash earnings of $4.6 million USD. Picante’s dedication to excellence starts with maintaining the finest fleet in the Baja region, with 10 Cabo Yachts in the fleet, at no other location in the world can a client fish these outstanding yachts offered by Picante Sportfishing.

Picante crews are recognized as one of the most elite group of fisherman in the sport-fishing world. They are an active, adventurous whose passions are inspired by Cabo salt water, they are professionals anglers from fishing families who build their lifestyles around a love for fishing and all that comes with it including Tournaments. Together with the location and facilities of our tourist destination, make Cabo San Lucas an excellent place for the most famous and richest fishing tournaments in the world, the Bisbee’s Tournaments.

This year the millionaire prize pool will be bigger than ever, we invite you to reserve your yacht for this tournament with an Exclusive 10% discount for our subscribers during February.

Shotgun start Bisbee´s 2020
"Picante Pride" at Shotgun start Bisbee´s 2020


Bisbee’s Black & Blue Tournaments have been taking place in Los Cabos for over 40 years and this year is no exception, these are from the worlds richest fishing tournaments. The Bisbee’s are currently producing three tournaments: Bisbee’s East Cape Offshore in Buenavista which takes place regularly on August, and the Los Cabos Offshore Tournament (aka Little Bisbees) which will take place on October 15 & 16 and Black & Blue Marlin Tournament whose scheduled date this year is October 20, 21 & 22 in Cabo San Lucas.

For more info and rules check www.bisbees.com

The 41st annual Bisbee Black & Blue runs October 20 – 22 in Cabo in the pursuit of giant black and blue marlin for Millions of dollars in prize money

"Caliente 45" at Bisbee´s 2020 Shotgun start
 Book your Bisbee´s charter in February and 
get a 10% 
Bisbee's Black & Blue Marlin fishing Tournament

Our world class fleet of Cabo Yachts, experienced crews, and Cabo’s world class fishing grounds will make your fishing in Cabo an unforgettable adventure.

"Picante Express" running at the Bisbee's

Past year has been tough for everyone, luckily fishing has been an incredible and safe escape for many fishing enthusiasts and the Tournament season is a great hope and incentive for the entire Sportfishing community in Cabo, so we reiterate to our clients that we are more than prepared and waiting for you next October with great excitement, ready to win!

Tournament atmosphere, great crews, delicious food and same amazing fishing are waiting for you.
Fish with the winners!

Fishing Reports

January Cabo Fishing Report

Cabo San Lucas is Striped Marlin home and people travel from all over the world to experience it. Right now the marlin numbers just got better and the supporting cast; dorado, yellowfin tuna and snapper have made for unforgettable fishing trips for our anglers.

January´s Best pictures collage

Cabo San Lucas Weather Conditions

Air: HIGH 75°F / LOW 65°F
Water: SEA OF CORTEZ 70°F  |  PACIFIC 73°F
Humidity: 54 %
Wind: 11 mph
Fish Available: Striped Marlin, Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Sierra, Snapper


Few weeks ago Finger Bank was good for Striped Marlin but the Striped are move out of the Finger Bank now and you can find more Striped Marlin close to Cabo San Lucas, last week our fleet found it by the Golden gate.

Yellowfin tuna normally head from warmer waters but last week we have cold weather in Cabo so there are still some schools around Cabo.

Picante 45 our 45 ft CABO Express release this past January 12 Striped Marlin by the Lighthouse, of about 110 -125 lbs, the anglers aboard also kept 12 yellowfin tuna and 10 dorado.

Caliente 45, our red 45 ft CABO Express release 12 Striped Marlin for the count and boated 10 Yellowfin Tunas by La Herradura, they also boated 11 dorado.

Picante, Tollycraft 40 ft released 10 Striped Marlin of about 100-115 lbs on dead mackerel at the Lighthouse and La Herradura too and 2 decent size Dorado of almost 20 lbs and 1 tuna for the count.

Picante Pride our 36 ft CABO Express had an excellent fishing month, they released 16 Striped Marlin by the Lighthouse, they also landed 12 tunas for an unforgettable sushi dinner, and 11 dorado for the count. The anglers aboard the Picante pride had a fun and exciting days of fishing chasing Roosters.

180 lb Striped Marlin aboard Picante Pride
Picante Dream our 35 ft Cabo Flybridge release 10 Striped Marlin by Lighthouse and boated 8 yellowfin tuna and 7 dorado AKA mahi mahi.

Salsa, 35 ft CABO Express released 11 Striped Marlin, landed 10 tuna and 8 Dorado.
The most used lure/bait was live and dead mackerel, ballyhoo and hoochis.

The Picante fleet had good inshore fishing days, the Snappers and Sierra mackerel are starting to show around 10-15 lbs close to shore and by Margaritas spot, Pacific side. The snappers hits on live bait mackerel.

Picante Express, our fast 32 ft CABO express released 10 Striped Marlin by Lighthouse and boated 4 Yellowfin tuna and 6 dorado.
Picante Expresso our 31 ft CABO Express released 13 Striped Marlin and boated 8 Yellowfin tuna, 6 dorado and 2 Roosters more for the archive by San Cristobal.

Remember that you can always check with your Captain before your fishing about your main target fish and the hot fishing spots in Cabo San Lucas!

January 2021 Fish count

Los Cabos Travel Update

All hotels and timeshares in Los Cabos are equipped with the Antigen test and medical personnel to administer the test along with the medical certificate required by the CDC. The Los Cabos International airport also deploy temporary labs to offer PCR or Antigen Covid-19 tests. So, plan ahead!

Choose Picante Sportfishing for your next Cabo fishing adventure, take advantage of our Picante 40 ft Tollycraft special. Give us a call or email to book your charter with the best Captains in the business.

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