Deep-Sea Fishing in Tenerife: What You Need to Know

Deep Sea Fishing Tenerife

Known as a very common fising type, deep-sea fishing is worth to be done in Tenerife, the main Canary Island, due to all its natural beauty, as well as the wide variety of marine species, that allow fishers to have an amazing experience.

In this post, you will find some interesting information you cannot miss, that deals with activities of deep-sea fishing, making a brief review over some aspects you should know, so keep reading!

But first of all, what is deep-sea fishing?

This type of fishing might generate some confusion because is not well konwn among beginners.

We have to sail to deep waters of the Pacific Ocean, drop the anchor there, and get started fishing species that cannot be fished in any other form of fishing.

It’s important to note that for it to be considered deep-sea fishing, waters should be at least 30 meters deep.

Is this type of fishing safe?

People tend to think that becase you have to dive in deep waters, this type of fishing is unsafe. Nothing further from reality.

It is obvious that, as some other types of fishing, it requires a certain type of special equipment to be prepared, the risk of practising this type of fishing is minimal.

How is this type of fishing in the Island? 

Fishing Deep Waters in Canarian Islands

As explained above, Tenerife is next to the Pacific Ocean’s immensity, where incredible landscapes and exotic marine species can be seen,  giving visitors a quite unique and different experience, since many of these marine animals cannot be seen in any other part of the world.

Some of the most common fish species you can find in this area would be the following:

  • Sargos
  • Viejas
  • Tuna
  • Salemas
  • Sardines
  • Mackerel
  • And many others

However, what truly becomes an spectacle is when, during the warmer months (from May to October) Tenerife becomes the home of different marine species, since some of them, such as needlefish, dolphins, wahoo, and many others, visit this part of the Pacific Ocean and makes it their home.

What about the restrictions on deep-fishing in Tenerife?

Generally, there are no restrictions at all when it comes to any fishing activity in the Island. However, Canarian authorities take really seriously care and protection of species lik whales and dolphins, so you can just enjoy the spectacle of contemplating these amazing marine species in their own environment. It is an experience that, if you are lucky enough, you will have the chance to live.

On the other hand, fishing at any time in the Island is allowed, unless you wish to practice scuba diving. In this case, this activity should be practiced with sunlight.

In fact, in No Limits Tenerife we make our tours during the day, so you can appreciate the beauty of the Island in all its splendor.

Definitely, deep-sea fishing is an activity that is worth to be done in Tenerife, even if you are just a beginner, because you will have your first experience in a privileged environment.

If you have already practiced this fishing mode, leave your commens! so that you can help other visitors to make the most of the experience.

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