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


La Línea de la Concepción, Strait of Gibraltar (ES)

38,39 ft 38,39 ft 10
From $374
FREE Cancellation 7 days notice

Altair Donosti

Orio, Spain (ES)

39,37 ft 39,37 ft 8
From $1204
Deposit non-refundable

Hatteras 65ft

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur (MX)

65,00 ft 65,00 ft 10
From $5500
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

Narwhal 580hd

Algeciras, Strait of Gibraltar (ES)

19,69 ft 19,69 ft 4
From $567
Deposit non-refundable


Burriana Nova, Spain (ES)

29,53 ft 29,53 ft 7
From $535
Deposit non-refundable

Elaine I

Cap Cana Marina, Punta Cana (DO)

45,93 ft 45,93 ft 4
From $1565
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice


Sitges, Spain (ES)

27,89 ft 27,89 ft 7
From $899
Deposit non-refundable

Gamefisher II

Flamingo Marina, Costa Rica (C.R.)

29,53 ft 29,53 ft 4
From $950
Deposit non-refundable

One More Time

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (DO)

50,00 ft 50,00 ft 8
From $950
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice