Squid Fishing

Squid fishing is a style that has been adapted to target these tricky saltwater animals. You will be using a technique almost the same as the normal spin fishing technique.

Casting out and slowly retrieving the squid jig with different speeds and retrieval styles.

Squid Fishing

Equipment required for Squid Fishing

For this fishing, you will just need to use a basic spinning rod that is built well for repeat casting efforts. Pair this with a standard spinning rod and line and you are ready to target squid.

The major difference between squid fishing compared to any other is the use of the specially manufactured squid jig lure. This is essential to targetting squid.

Species to target when Squid Fishing

This is a specialised technique using required fishing equipment and the sole aim for any fishermen using this style is to catch squid.

There are a couple of different varieties of squid depending on the location you are fishing around the world.

Best Places to try Squid Fishing

All over the world, you can find someone on the pier fishing for squid, from Japan to Italy.

Both New Zealand and Australia had a big increase in squid fishing, due to the Asians migrating to these areas and bringing this technique with them.

Best Squid Fishing Fishing Charters


6 22,97 ft

Ražanac, Croatia (HR)

From $132
Deposit non-refundable


12 39,37 ft

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (MX)

From $600
Deposit non-refundable

Mucho Fisho

4 26,25 ft

Quepos, Costa Rica (C.R.)

From $450
Deposit non-refundable

Gran Jefe II

15 39,37 ft

Zihuatanejo, Mexico (MX)

From $460
Deposit non-refundable

Delta Seadevil

4 29,00 ft

L'Ampolla, Ebro Delta (ES)

From $1053
Deposit non-refundable


4 24,93 ft

Palamos, Costa Brava (ES)

From $316
Deposit non-refundable


8 34,45 ft

Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT)

From $635
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

Monkey Business

4 26,00 ft

Iztapa, (GUA)

From $1500
Deposit non-refundable

Blue Beach

8 36,09 ft

Puerto Tomás Maestre, Murcia (ES)

From $592
FREE Cancellation 7 days notice