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Fishing In Akumal

Deep-sea fishing is among the most popular adventures locals and visitors enjoy in Akumal. This seasonal activity allows visitors to sail off into the Caribbean Sea with local experts renowned for their knowledge and expertise in the area. Dive Shops and Fishing Tour operators know precisely when and where to find the best catch of the day.

When is fishing season in Akumal?

Fishing in Akumal can be enjoyed year-round due to the region’s tropical climate. Barring inclement weather, the best times for fishing may vary depending on the type of fish you’re targeting.

Sailfish and Marlin

The peak season for these larger game fish is typically from March to June. This is when they are more abundant in the waters around Akumal.

Mahi-Mahi and Wahoo

These species are more commonly found from April to August, offering good opportunities for anglers during these months.

Snapper and Grouper

These bottom-dwelling fish can be caught throughout the year, but the best catches are often reported in the winter months.

Tarpon and Bonefish

The best time for fly fishing enthusiasts to target tarpon and bonefish is from May to September. This fishing expedition will involve a trip to Sian Ka’an reserve.

Can i Fish from The Shore in Akumal?

It’s important to note that fishing regulations and protected areas must be respected. From Yalku to Aventuras Akumal, fishing off the beach is not allowed in Akumal. These are protected marine zones where fishing is restricted to preserve the ecosystem. Going fishing with licensed local guides who are familiar with the regulations and can provide the best experience while respecting the local environment is recommended.

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