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

Prospector I

Mullaghmore, Ireland (IE)

32,81 ft 32,81 ft 8
From $653
Deposit non-refundable

Freed Em

Funchal, Madeira (PT)

30,00 ft 30,00 ft 8
From $653
Deposit non-refundable


Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT)

34,45 ft 34,45 ft 8
From $871
Deposit non-refundable


Cambrils, Spain (ES)

36,09 ft 36,09 ft 10
From $103
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

Gran Jefe II

Zihuatanejo, Mexico (MX)

39,37 ft 39,37 ft 15
From $460
Deposit non-refundable


Denia, Alicante (ES)

26,25 ft 26,25 ft 4
From $653
Deposit non-refundable

Aqua Adventure I

Panama City, Panama (PA)

32,81 ft 32,81 ft 4
From $2000
Deposit non-refundable

El Alcantara

Sancti Petri, Cadiz (ES)

25,59 ft 25,59 ft 6
From $381
FREE Cancellation 3 days notice

Albakora Cat II

Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura (ES)

36,25 ft 36,25 ft 10
From $653
Deposit non-refundable