Tuna fishing

Tuna fishing is a fishing technique that brings together all the ways to fish this incredible predator. You can fish via trolling, spinning or jigging among others. Tuna is a fierce fighter, so adequate material is required to face this magnificent fighter.

Tuna fishing

Equipment required for Tuna fishing

Because of the tuna species size and strength a strong rod, reel, line, leader and lure or hook is required for this fishing style. 

There is specialised equipment for this fishing technique and the reels especially can be expensive. The best saltwater tuna fishing reels are Shimano Tiagra, Alutecnos Albacore or Gorilla, Daiwa Sealine, Accurate or Penn for example.

Species to target when Tuna fishing

We have many different types of tuna:

Little Tunny, Skipjack Tuna, Dogtooth Tuna, Longtail Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, Albacore Tuna, Bigeye Tuna, Bluefin Tuna and the Yellowfin Tuna.

Best Places to try Tuna fishing

Best places in the world to fish for tuna:

Kona in Hawaii, Outer Banks in North Carolina, San Diego in California, the Canary Islands, Mediterranean Sea (Croatia, Italy, Spain ...) , Puerto Vallarta in Mexico and Nuova Scotia in Canada.

Best Tuna fishing Fishing Charters


5 26,25 ft

Castellon, Spain (ES)

From $ 508
Deposit non-refundable


8 40,00 ft

Nungwi Port, Zanzibar (TZ)

From $ 900
Deposit non-refundable

Casamar Dos

12 45,93 ft

Castellon, Spain (ES)

From $ 1322
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

Topless II

6 29,00 ft

Marina Riviera Nayarit, Puerto Vallarta (MX)

From $ 590
Deposit non-refundable

Escualo IV

6 26,00 ft

Mazatlan, Mexico (MX)

From $ 400
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

Nell Magic

6 36,09 ft

San Sebastián de la Gomera, La Gomera (ES)

From $ 1220
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

Black Marlin

8 34,00 ft

Mazatlan, Mexico (MX)

From $ 500
Deposit non-refundable


5 28,54 ft

Milazzo, (IT)

From $ 305
Deposit non-refundable

Pura Pesca Rodman 1250

10 41,01 ft

Algeciras, Strait of Gibraltar (ES)

From $ 635
Deposit non-refundable