Fishing for Marlin

Fishing for marlin is the pinnacle of blue water fishing and they are considered the ultimate trophy. The largest species is the blue marlin which can grow up to 818kg (1,803lb). Other notable species are the black marlin which grows up to 670kg (1,480lb). Expect a long hard fight when you hook one of these behemoths of the ocean.

How Frontiers Can Help Your Dream Marlin Become a Reality. 

We have five decades of experience and our services are free. There are no surcharges for our efforts and advice. So why not give our team a call! Remember, we want to speak to you so we can best advise you! Below you will find a list of our fishing experts. Contact one of our consultants and they will do the following for you:

  • Talk you through the options and provide you with impartial advice that you will not receive directly from a lodge. We have 50 years of sporting travel experience!
  • If you like what you hear, we will book your trip and assist with all preparations.
  • Frontiers will provide you with our industry leading pre-trip prior to your departure, which will tell you what to pack and how things will work.
  • If you need equipment, we will put you in touch with some of the most knowledgeable people in the business. They will provide you with exactly what you need.
  • While you travel, Frontiers provides 24-hour emergency contact.

Fishing tackle for Marlin

Fishing for marlin is typically done using conventional fishing gear off a fishing boat. You need a solid rod with a bombproof reel. Most captains have their own rigs on their boats.

Ask The Expert


Specializes in all sporting programs across the company.

Senior Program Manager

Specializes in South America, Mexico, and Iceland fishing programs.

Department Manager

Specializes in South America fishing and shooting departments. Plus, fishing in Mongolia and Canada.

Senior Program Manager

Specializes in Belize, Cabo San Lucas and American West fishing programs.

UK Managing Director


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