Tuna –

In recent years the Canary Islands have enjoyed steady, dependable and long term visits from this pelagic, schooling and highly migratory species. The smallest fish form the largest schools and vice versa. The giants can exceed the 1000 lbs. mark – and you are sure to get the daily exercise done if you hook up one of these.

All Bluefin are released as they are strictly protected by local and international laws.

Marlin –

This pelagic and migratory species typically arrives in good numbers in May – and fish are caught as late as November. The season is long compared to most other places – although the fish can migrate between the islands. Normally the early season is best on the westerly Islands – including La Gomera.

Some very large specimens have been caught and weighed by sports anglers – with several close to the 1200 lbs. mark. Even larger fish have been reported as released or caught by commercial fishermen.

Currently all killing (and thereby weighing) of Marlin has been banned by Spanish law. Hence a strict catch and release policy is followed by all boats.

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