Fish species and times of year

TROLLING

MARCH – DECEMBER  -   DEEP SEA   -  ATUN ROJO (TUNA) , ALBACORA

SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER  -  COASTAL – LLAMPUGA, BACORETA AND BONITO

 

BOTTOM FISHING

ALL YEAR – OFF-SHORE  -  BESUGO, GALLINA, CHERNA AND CONGRIO

ALL YEAR – COASTAL – SERRANO, PAJEL, BESUGO, VIDRIADA AND PARGO

 

JIGGING

ALL YEAR – COASTAL – SERVIOLA, DENTON, PARGO, SAMA AND MERO

 

SPINNING

ALL YEAR – COASTAL – LLAMPUGA AND BACORETA

 

THE MAR MENOR LAGOON ALSO CONTAINS MANY BASS (LUBINA) AND SEA BREAM (GILTHEAD / DORADA)

 

APRIL/MAY IS THE START OF THE TUNE FISHING SEASON FOR TROLLING. THERE ARE NO SAILFISH IN THE AREA BUT SWORDFISH UP TO 100kg, BACORETTA UP TO 15kg AND BONITO UP TO 8kg.

 

MOST YEARS IN MAY WE CATCH A LOT OF TUNA BETWEEN 30 AND 40 kg TROLLING, AND HAVE HAD TUNA WEIGHING UP TO 60kg BEFORE.