Coming In October: Bisbee’s Black and Blue Fishing Tournament

“The Bisbee’s Black & Blue Marlin Tournament is coming October 19th through the 23rd to Cabo San Lucas. It’s five days of organized chaos full of hard-core excitement. With the beautiful and lively city of Cabo San Lucas as the backdrop, thousands of people crowd the marina walkways to shop, party, and watch huge fish being weighed in at the scales in front of the world-famous Puerto Paraiso Entertainment Plaza. Cabo’s Bisbee’s Black and Blue is a once in a lifetime experience you’ll never forget, whether you take home memories or millions.” ~Bisbee’s Black and Blue website

We put together our top four tips to make the most of your stay in Cabo San Lucas during the Bisbee’s Fishing Tournament. Keep reading to maximize your trip to paradise!

  1. Book your travel plans earlier than later. Bisbee’s Fishing Tournament is the largest fishing tournament purse and draws more than one hundred competing teams and thousands in spectator crowds. Anglers travel from all over the world to attend. Some fishing aficionados buy residences near the marina–which they only use during the Bisbee’s–so they are ready for the annual tournament. If you are renting, accommodations undoubtedly get booked up fast. With that being said, #2 is important!
  2. Utilize local travel planners. Cabo Platinum boasts years of experience booking and planning luxury trips. Our villa specialists and concierge team is local and has access to the very best villas, yachts, jets, and more to create the perfect getaway. You don’t want to miss out on the best events and destinations during one of the most exciting weekends of the year!
  3. With that being said, plan each day of the Bisbee’s Fishing Tournament (and your entire trip) ahead of time so you don’t miss anything. With thousands of spectators showing up to watch the weigh-ins, the surrounding areas can get congested. Be sure to plan where you need to be and when to get there!
  4. Add in time for relaxation. The events of the Bisbee’s tournament are adventurous but plan to enjoy the other world-class activities Cabo San Lucas has to offer during your stay as well. Book a spa experience, city tour, or snorkeling trip to make your stay more than memorable!

The Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Tournament is the largest purse in the world for fishing. In 2014, the winning team took home close to $6 million USD. It is one of the largest attended by international teams and commands great participation by spectators, yacht lovers, and fishing enthusiasts.

Many people ask us about the most recent movie Blue Miracle, starring Dennis Quaid and Jimmy Gonzales. The Bisbee’s Black and Blue Casa Hogar was actually the event that was the backdrop for the film. Casa Hogar is a local charity that the Bisbee’s fishing tournament has supported every year since. The Hollywood film has brought a lot of light to Bisbee’s Black and Blue Casa Hogar.

If your team is ready to participate in one of the most competitive fishing tournaments in the world, then allow our concierge team to help you navigate the Bisbee’s Black and Blue and make your experience effortless. Speak with our team of local experts to plan your perfect trip during the exciting Bisbee’s Black and Blue tournament this year!

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