Fishing Near Curacao

Deep sea fishing is where it's at on Curacao

Photo credit: © Curacao Tourist Board

There's just something about the seas surrounding Curacao that makes you want to get up close and personal. Fishing is one way that vacationers choose to test their sea legs in international waters.


The temperate waters of Curacao invite big game fish to remain in the area throughout the year. Inland fishing and shore fishing are possible, but to ensure that big catch, most anglers stick to deep sea pursuits.

Shore Fishing

Shore fishing on Curacao is a way to get your fishing fix without the hassle or expense of hiring a chartering company. Angler's simply need to find some bait and tackle, head to the nearest lagoon or bay (such as Saint Martha's Bay) and cast a line. Permits for shore fishing are not necessary, however, many of the island's beaches are private, and fishing on private beaches is generally frowned upon. Tarpon and bar jacks are possible shore fishing catches.

Deep Sea Fishing


The best option for fishing on Curacao is deep sea fishing. Waters grow deep very quickly off the coast, so even relatively close to shore anglers will find such catches as amberjack, barracuda, blackfin, blue marlin, bluefin, bonito, kingfish, sailfish, shark, wahoo, white marlin, and yellowfin tuna.

If you are intrigued by the idea of spending some time with a rod in your hand, there are 9 different charter operators that can take you to the best fishing spots.

If you're ready to get in contact with a fishing charter, you might want to contact Fish Curacao. When you fish with Captain Gordo, you'll be deep sea fishing and on the hunt for marlin, mahi mahi, wahoo, and tuna. They are located within the vicinity of Willemstad, Curacao.

Another option is Miss Ann Fishing Charters. All equipment, drinks, snacks, and lunch are included as part of your charter. You can reach them at (559) 767-1579.

A third option is Caribbean Sea Sports. Caribbean Sea Sports offers four hour fishing trips and they will work with you to create the adventure you desire. Included in the price is all of your fishing equipment and bait, soft drinks and snacks, and a fishing guide. They're located within Piscadera, Curacao.

Take a minute to read the table just below if you want more information.

Fishing Charters On Curacao
Name Phone Location
Adrenaline Fishing Tour (999) 767-6241 4.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Willemstad
Big Game Fishing Charter (999) 663-4848 Curacao
Captain Boots Fishing (599) 951-3274 ext. 7 5.0 mi. East of Central Waaigat Inlet
Caribbean Sea Sports (999) 462-2620 2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Otrabanda
Fish Charter Curacao (999) 529-3899 Willemstad
Fish Curacao (599) 511-8671 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Otrabanda
Miss Ann Fishing Charters (559) 767-1579 3.9 mi. South of Central Santa Catarina
Proline-Fishing Charter (599-9) 526-7312 Willemstad
Speedy's Fishing & Boat Trips (599-9) 767-5195 4.2 mi. Southeast of Central Willemstad

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