Sport and commercial fishing are a big part of Zihuatanejo life. Local fishermen land their daily catch early in the morning on Playa Principal in Centro Zihuatanejo. This is one type of fish for sale display.
About Zihuatanejo Sport fishing:
In Ixtapa Zihuatanejo sportfishing waters, the last offshore vestiges and eddies of the distant California Current coming south from Alaska mingle with meandering swirls caused by the warm Equatorial Counter Current to create a constant dance of variable fishing water conditions moving north and south, and in-and-out, from shore. For sportfishing charter boats heading out of Zihuatanejo Bay, the question of the morning is always, "Where’s the blue water today?"
Very high volume Pacific sailfish is the main offshore quarry, supplemented by a good seasonal mix of blue marlin and some black marlin, dorado or mahi-mahi, and yellowfin tuna that can range into the 300-pound class.
These fish are chased by a wide variety of commercial and sportfishing pangas and super pangas, and larger charter fishing boats, and all species can be caught anywhere from practically at the mouth of beautiful, mountain rimmed Zihuatanejo Bay, out to about 20 or 30 miles, or farther, depending on what the currents are up to that day.
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