Yellowfin Tuna is a species of tuna found in the waters of tropical oceans. It is one of the larger tuna species. This is a deep swimming fish and not usually seen, but definitely present. Find Tuna in Belize from April to December.
Nassau Grouper are identified by four to five irregular dark stripes on a pale tan/gray body. They grow to over three feet in length and often weigh in excess of 50 pounds. The best time to fish for grouper in Belize is December and January.
Marlin have an elongated body, a spear-like bill, and a long, rigid dorsal fin which extends forward to form a crest. They are found near surface in open water outside the reef, typically. Find Marlin in Belize from July to November.
The wahoo is a dark blue scombrid fish found in tropical seas. Its a prize game fish because of its speed and high-quality flesh. They are one of the fastest fish in the sea. Wahoo are usually solitary or in groups of few fish. They can be found year round.
Barracuda, equipped with a set of ferocious fang-like teeth, have a reputation as fierce predators and are fun to catch. In Belize, barracuda are plentiful anywhere near the reef and can be caught year round.
Sailfish are a type of billfish living in warmer parts of the ocean. They are predominantly blue to gray and have a characteristic erectile dorsal fin known as a sail, which often stretches the entire length of the back.