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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Best White Marlin Fishing Charters


8 32,00 ft

Cancun, Riviera Maya (MX)

From $ 580
FREE Cancellation 3 days notice


8 34,00 ft

Cancun, Riviera Maya (MX)

From $ 725
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice


8 29,53 ft

Alvor, Algarve (PT)

From $ 434
Deposit non-refundable


5 37,89 ft

San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur (MX)

From $ 375
Deposit non-refundable

Santa Elena

7 41,00 ft

Cap Cana Marina, Punta Cana (DO)

From $ 550
Deposit non-refundable


4 24,61 ft

Puerto de Los Cristianos, Tenerife (ES)

From $ 521
Deposit non-refundable

No Limits Two

10 42,00 ft

Puerto Colón, Tenerife (ES)

From $ 695
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice


8 39,37 ft

Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT)

From $ 1085
Deposit non-refundable

Blue Marlin 3

10 42,65 ft

Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria (ES)

From $ 86
Deposit non-refundable