Top Billfisheries - 2013

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #1 Dominican Republic

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #1 Dominican Republic

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #1 Billfishery is the Dominican Republic. Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. 2013 in the Dominican Republic will go down as one of the finest Blue Marlin seasons the world…

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Cape Verde Islands

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Cape Verde Islands

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #2 Billfishery are the Cape Verde Islands. Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. Some fisheries have all the luck! Great numbers of Blue Marlin with size as well? A typical…

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Cairns, Australia

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Cairns, Australia

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #3 Billfishery is Cairns, Australia. Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. If fisheries were boxers, Cairns would be the undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World. There is simply no better…

2013 Billfisheries of The Year – #4 Kona, Hawaii

2013 Billfisheries of The Year – #4 Kona, Hawaii

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #4 Billfishery is Kona, Hawaii. Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. Year round Big Blue Marlin, fishing in calm waters with a volcano back-drop and less than half a mile…

2013 Billfisheries of The Year – #5 Azores

2013 Billfisheries of The Year – #5 Azores

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #5 Billfishery is the Azores  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. For about two months a year the banks off the Azores becomes the finest place in the World…

2013 Billfisheries of The Year – #6 Los Suenos, Costa Rica

2013 Billfisheries of The Year – #6 Los Suenos, Costa Rica

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #6 Billfishery is Los Suenos, CR.  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish and even Black Marlin all call these waters home. The most reliable catch…

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Guatemala

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Guatemala

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #7 Billfishery is Guatemala.  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. Guatemala is absolutely the best place on earth to catch a Pacific Sailfish and lots of them. While there are…

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 Bermuda

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 Bermuda

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #8 Billfishery is Bermuda.  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. Welcome back Bermuda, we missed you! After a couple of average seasons, at least by Bermuda standards, 2013 proved to…

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 Exmouth, Australia

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 Exmouth, Australia

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #9 Billfishery is Exmouth, Australia.  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. Tucked away in far Western Australia lies what is becoming a Billfish Hot Spot. This small…

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #10 Mauritius

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #10 Mauritius

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #10 Billfishery is Mauritius.  Criteria for our Top 10 include fish numbers, variety of billfish species, average size of fish, length of season and numbers of boats fishing. The small Island Nation of Mauritius has been putting up good numbers of Billfish for years, but those…