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Located in the province of Alicante, Benidorm is one of the most famous cities on the Spanish Mediterranean cost. Benidorm isn’t only known for its skyline, its numerous all-inclusive hotels, long beaches and nightlife.
Benidorm is also a great place to go sportfishing. Thousands of people love to go out on a fishing tour in Benidorm during their vacation: offshore it’s a great place for tuna, albacore, spearfish and Mahi Mahi. Seabass, bluefish, dentex and amberjack are the top species when inshore fishing.
Big game fishing: bluefin tuna, albacore, little tunny, speerfish
Inshore trolling and spinfishing: bonito, jack, mackerel, frigate tuna, small bluefin tuna, barracuda, dorado (mahi mahi), seabass, bluefish, leerfish.
Deep sea fishing and reef fishing in Benidorm: Conger eel, snapper, scorpion fish, grouper, blackspot sea bream, gilt-head bream.
The best months for big game fishing in Benidorm are june, july and august. Trolling (april, may and june) fishing charters target albacore and bluefin tuna offshore. From july to september chumming and drifting is the best technique to target bluefin tuna.
Reef fishing and deep sea fishing in Benidorm can be done all year round. Live bait fishing for dentex and amberjack is also possible from January to December.
Inshore trolling and spinning is good from April to November: top species are little tunny, mahi-mahi and bonito.
You need a fishing license to go fishing in Benidorm. The fishing charters in Benidorm normally have the fishing license included in the price, so you don't need to buy one if you're chartering a boat. Before you book the trip, check if it's included or not.
You can buy a fishing license on the website of the Generalitat Valenciana.