59th International Fishing Tournament Marlin & Sailfis

The "59th International Fishing Tournament Marlin & Sailfish" is all set to take place in Puerto Vallarta from November 12-15, 2014.

Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta is famous for its abundant marine life. The waters of the Bay are also known by fishing experts to offer some of the best deep sea sports fishing in the world. The annual event of International Marlin & Sailfish Fishing Tournament is held every November for almost sixty years. The event successfully brings together some of the most avid sports fishermen from Mexico, the U.S. and abroad.

The registration process will commence from 5:00 until 10:00 pm on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at the Opequimar Yacht Club "Azul Marino", located at 214 Paseo de la Marina South, across from the Westin Regina Hotel.

Pier No. 8 Administracion Portuaria Integral (API), located by H. Escuela Naval Militar Street will be the venue for the opening ceremony along with the departure which will begin from 7:00 am on Thursday, November 13.

Each day the boats are required to return with their catches from 1:00 until 6:00 pm to the Malecon of Marina Vallarta, next to Marina del Rey Condominiums. But on Friday and Saturday, November 14 and 15, anglers can depart any time after 12:00 am. There can be a maximum of 4 angler per team or boat and only 10 catches per day per fisherman.
 
The Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 15, 7:00 pm at the Malecon of Marina Vallarta.

For further insight on the rules and regulations you can visit their website.

Vallarta Nayarit is a popular destination for fishing and  fishing tournaments. In October also 3rd season of La Cruz International Fishing Tournament was held in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.