Great weather and fishing highlight this year’s event
Dates: October 15-19, 2023
The Los Cabos Billfish Tournament occurs during one of the best times for marlin fishing in Cabo San Lucas. There are many ways to win, from boating the largest marlin or gaining the most billfish releases to weighing the largest tuna, wahoo and dorado. It’s a fun, participant-based rules format, with a gala awards dinner celebration at the beautiful Playa Grande Resort included in the entry.
Test your skills against some of the best teams in the Pacific in this popular annual event.
Find answers to common questions about the Los Cabos Billfish Tournament. For more information please visit the event website.
Yes. The tournament staff can assist you in completing all the necessary paperwork and forms for you to be able to legally fish in the waters off Mexico.
Yes, every registered angler must provide a valid fishing license and the required paperwork to the tournament committee prior to fishing to be eligible. The tournament staff can assist each team in acquiring the necessary permits and licenses.
Yes, there are plenty of charter boats available. The tournament organizers can help coordinate with available boats.
Three hundred points are awarded for every blue or black marlin officially released, or 1.5 points per pound for every blue or black marlin weighed and verified at or over the 300-pound minimum. Twenty-five points are awarded for any striped marlin, spearfish or sailfish officially released.
Teams can use any combination of lures and live or dead baits they wish to use, although non-offset circle hooks are mandatory with any bait or bait/lure combinations.