Marina Cap Cana chosen No. 1 of the Atlantic for sport fishing

The modality of fishing promoted and governed in Marina Cap Cana is of capture and release.

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The Marina Cap Cana was selected again in the top ten of the best destinations in the world for sport fishing in Marlin Blue and White, by the prestigious organization The BillFish Report.

With reports of cumulative releases with totals of 1,049 Marlin Azules and 972 Marlin Blancos, giving an average of 5 Marlin released daily, they place it as the best fishing destination in the Atlantic and within the top 10 in the world in 2019, being recognized even for their outstanding numbers in releases of both species.

The recognition of highlights the permanence and flourishing of the Marina Cap Cana as a fishing destination over the years, considering its fishery as one of the best, most reliable and prolific to capture blue marlin, reiterating in turn, pride towards the Dominican Republic.

With more than 5,000 reports of Billfish sent in 2019 from around the world, even to be considered in the ranking, the selection criteria included the number of fish, the variety of species both billfishes and dorado or mahi mahi, tuna, wahoo, Sailfish and swordfish, the average size of the fish, the duration of the season and the number of fishing boats.

Silvano Suazo, director of the Marina Cap Cana said that “this recognition is of great importance for Marina Cap Cana and for the country as a tourist destination, as it expands the option of nautical tourism, especially fishing tourism. The work of a whole team allows us to inform and maintain statistics on our fishery, coupled with an adequate management of natural resources, and responsible management of fisheries.”

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The modality of fishing promoted and governed in Marina Cap Cana is of capture and release, which minimizes the environmental impact and helps to preserve the marine species of beak, such as the blue marlin, the white marlin and the sailfish.

Inaugurated in 2007, it is today one of the most complete and safest marine, with a total of 130 berths for boats between 45 and 250 feet, an entrance channel with capacity to enter boats up to 9 feet deep in conditions of high tide.

Always highlighting the Dominican Republic, it continues to be positioned as one of the best recreational fishing destinations, attracting a large community of national and international fishermen over the years.

Among the complementary services offered are the complementary Wifi service, provisioning and catering services on request at the moorings; customs and immigration services, port entry personnel in the marina, access channel with 20 navigation markers, individual moorings protected with very little tidal surge, straight entry channel to facilitate entry by day or night, service disposal of used oil and center for captains.

Source: Infotur