• The 52° International Fishing Tournament in San Blas, the 1st International Fishing Tournament in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle are generating great expectations for enthusiasts of this sport
• Our destination is regarded by experts as one of the best in the world to practice this sport
Riviera Nayarit is now ready for this year’s fishing season, which includes tuna, marlin, mahi-mahi and sailfish, among many other species that can be caught in the more than 180 miles of coast in our destination.
For a starter, last April 29 a Kid’s Fishing Tournament was held in San Blas with 280 children participating on this catch and release competition. It was a joyful party encouraging kids to practice sport and preserve their natural environment. Bikes, fishing gear and even computers were the prizes given away.
Two of the most important fishing events in Mexico are now ready to begin: The 52° International Fishing Tournament in San Blas and the 1st International Fishing Tournament in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.
Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is one of the most enticing settings for sport fishing lovers. Wahoo, sailfish, dolphin-fish, tuna, three different species of marlin, sawfish and snapper guarantee a great fishing experience year-round.
Two years ago, Tepic’s Sport Fishing Club made history during the celebration of the 50th International Fishing Tournament in San Blas, by offering millions of pesos in prizes, and this year they will raise the bar once again.
Fonatur’s Nautical School at the historic Port of San Blas will host this traditional and renowned sport fishing event that will take place on May 30 through June 3. This is a privileged destination because of the diversity of its natural environment that not only makes it one of the favorite destinations to fish, but has also earned recognition as the best place in Latin America to do bird watching.
The first place winner of the sailfish category will win a Frontier 2012 pick up, while the second and third places will also win cars, and the fourth place will win an off-board motor. There will be a Versa Sense car for each of the winners on the Marlin and Mahi-Mahi categories and fishing gears the second and third places on those competitions.
The 1st International Fishing Tournament in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle will be also organized by Tepic’s Sport Fishing Club this year for the very first time is now ready to begin activities, and will host competitions on October 10-14.
KID’S TOURNAMENT RESULTS
1st: Karen Adamari. Prize: Mini Laptop
2nd: Ulises Sanchez. Prize: Bike
3rd: Manuel Osuna Maldonado. Prize: Bike
4th: Javier Manzo. Prize: Fishing gear
5th: Alicia Vianey Rios. Prize: Fishing gear
6th: Victor Flores. Prize: Fishing gear