Pete Vines

The best fishing opportunities awaiting you in Nuevo Vallarta this April! Nestled within the enchanting Bay of Flags, Nuevo Vallarta boasts a storied history as a former haunt for pirates, now transformed into a premier destination for anglers worldwide. Embark on an unforgettable fishing charter and discover the wonderful fishing in Nuevo Vallarta's bountiful waters this April.Nuevo Vallarta fishing report for April

For seasoned fishermen familiar with springtime in Nuevo Vallarta, April has unbelievable fishing conditions. Let's dive into the exciting prospects awaiting enthusiasts during the onset of spring break in this coastal paradise. While marlin are usually offshore waters, the majestic Blue marlin makes its presence known in our fishing grounds during this time of year. With an abundance of striped marlin gracing our waters, anglers keen on cooler temperatures can anticipate thrilling encounters. Amidst the marlin, exhilarating mahi-mahi action adds to the excitement, offering both a challenging pursuit and delectable rewards. Known locally as Dorados, these prized catches boast unparalleled culinary delight.

Navigate towards the reefs and hidden treasures, meticulously marked on our GPS, to uncover an array of prized species. From the robust amberjack to the elusive grouper, snapper, and schooling yellowtail, our waters teem with an abundance of marine life. Engage in a variety of techniques, from jigs to cut bait, lures, and the beloved live baiting method, to entice the diverse inhabitants of this renowned fishing haven.

April graces Nuevo Vallarta with tranquil seas and abundant sunshine, creating an idyllic backdrop for memorable fishing excursions. With minimal weather disruptions, anglers can relish in the promise of calm waters and fruitful catches.

The allure of fishing in Nuevo Vallarta lies not only in the diversity of species but also in the variety of fishing experiences available. Whether opting for offshore or inshore expeditions, anglers can tailor their adventures to suit their preferences and time constraints. Allow us to curate a personalized fishing experience tailored to your group size and budget, ensuring an unforgettable journey with our top-notch Captains and first mates.

fishing in Nuevo Vallarta

Stay informed with the latest fishing reports and current conditions by reaching out to us via email or our toll-free number. 800 430 6048

Explore our top fishing spots in Nuevo Vallarta, each promising an unparalleled angling experience:



  • The expansive Bay of Flags offers superb fishing opportunities, from the reefs and the southern bay to the northern reaches near the La Cruz Area. Additionally, the bay north of Punta Mita promises incredible fishing adventures.



  • Offshore islands and reefs beckon anglers with diverse fishing prospects, ranging from trolling to topwater casting, ensuring thrilling catches throughout April.



  • El Morro stands as an offshore gem, teeming with marlin, sailfish, mahi-mahi, and excellent bottom fishing grounds.



  • Corbetena, affectionately known as "The Rock," boasts some of the region's finest offshore fishing, with abundant catches including marlin, tuna, snapper, dorados, and sailfish.



  • El Banco, renowned for its colossal tuna, marlin, dogtooth snapper, mahi-mahi, and more, promises an unforgettable fishing expedition over 50 miles in the bay of Nuevo Vallarta



Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Nuevo Vallarta's offerings this April, from thrilling fishing excursions to Easter festivities, pristine beaches, vibrant nightlife, luxurious accommodations, and delectable cuisine. Above all, savor the warmth of our hospitality as you create cherished memories in Nuevo Vallarta's enchanting waters.

We look forward to welcoming you aboard for an unforgettable fishing adventure this April!

Tight lines

Capt Pete and crew

Fish Species: sailfish,marlin,mahi-mahi,tuna
Bait Used: mullet,goggle eye,lures
Tackle Used: avet and gold penn stand up
Method Used: trolling ,kite, jigging ,pitch baits
Water Depth: 300 plus
Water Temperature: 76
Wind Direction: na
Wind Speed: 7 knots

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Pete Vines

About The Author: Captain Pete Vines

Company: Puerto Vallarta Fishing

Area Reporting: Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Bio: Been here in Puerto Vallarta offering my charter services for over 35 years at great prices, we have fishing,sailing,snorkeling and whale watching at discount prices.

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