White Marlin fishing

The White Marlin (Kajikia albida) is a very nice predator which can be caught off shore in warmer waters (tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean). White Marlin can be found in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, Canary Islands, Madeira and Mediterranean Sea.

This powerful fighter usually feeds during day time on fish, octopuses and squids. They can be caught trolling with artificial lures or with dead bait (bonito, mackerel...).

White marlin are smaller than other billfishes. They can grow up to 2,5m (9ft) and weigh up to 80 kg (180lb). White marlin have a rounded dorsal fin that’s usually higher than its body depth; blue marlin have a pointed front dorsal fin that’s never as high as the fish’s maximum body depth.

White Marlin fishing

Top White Marlin Fishing destinations

White marlin are found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Great white marlin fishing destinations are Portugal and the area of the Gibraltar Straits in southern Spain, Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores. They also distributed in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.

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From 315,00
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Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura (ES)

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Pace 40

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Sambo

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Smoker

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