Blanes, Costa Brava (ES)
Tossa de Mar is an idyllic village on the Mediterranean Sea in Northeast Spain. It is a former fishing village with a great historical background. Today it is a well-k...Read more..
Tossa de Mar is an idyllic village on the Mediterranean Sea in Northeast Spain. It is a former fishing village with a great historical background. Today it is a well-known tourist destination on the Costa Brava.
Besides good food, going to the beach or going shopping, you can also go fishing in Tossa de Mar. Inshore trolling and spinfishing produces bluefish, bonito, bream or sea bass. Off-shore, big game fishing for bluefin tuna, albacore and spearfish is great great from April to September. A day of fishing in Tossa de Mar is definitely worth it!
War ok, leider gab es nur kleine Fische.
Mauvaise mer... donc pas de poissons
Great fishing trip with a good Guide /Captain, we had good service, around 60 bites and a lot of fun
Super pêche, Robert un super capitaine
The sea floor off Tossa de Mar is fairly irregular with rocks, stones and some sandy areas. Its cristal clear waters are home to red scorpion fish, grouper, dentex, black spot sea bream and snapper for example.
A couple of miles off shore is the canyon of Blanes, an under water valley with vertical ridges, descends to 2300 meters deep. The canyon of Blanes has a tremendous amount of wildlife: dolfins, whales, sea turtles and large pelagic fish.
Tuna fishing is best from March to October, being July and August the peak months.
Jigging and reef fishing can be done all year round.
Atlantic Bonito (Sarda sarda) is a rapid fish species known for being great hunters. They have striping on their backs with silver-coloured undersides and they grow up to 30 inches long. They have a hydrodynamic body shape, even more so than larger tuna.
Mahi Mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) are also commonly referred to as dorado, dolphin or dolphinfish. They are recognizable by their bluntly shaped heads, long dorsal fin and their bright colouring, dark blue and green on their dorsal side and yellow on their sides and underside.
The Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is a pelagic fish that can grow up to 500kg (1000lb). The biggest Bluefin Tuna ever caught was 780kg (1496lb). These great fighters can be caught trolling, jigging, casting or drifting; mainly off-shore.
The common pandora (Pagellus erythrinus) is a type of snapper, common in the Meditarranea Sea, but is also present in the eastern Atlantic coastal areas from Cape Verde to Scandinavia. The biggest pandora can grow up to 50cm (20 inch).
The Little tunny or False Albacore (Euthynnus alletteratus) is easily identified by the dark spots under its pectoral fins. They like warm temperate and tropical waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The larger Little Tunny weigh up to 35lb and can reach 1,2m.
You need a fishing license if you want to go fishing in Tossa de Mar. You can be by the fishing license on the website from the Generalitat de Catalunya:
Remember that the fishing charters in Tossa de Mar normally have the fishing license included in the price, so you don't need to buy one if you're chartering a boat.