Information about swordfish – caught in Barcelone by

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We can do  squid fishing trip Barcelone in November  month -We try to catch: Squid with a special fishing technique. We also do fishing trip to practice different fishing techniques: bottom fishing and trolling fishing to catch : from mackerel, red Sea bream, black Sea bream, snapper.  We also do another fishing technical: Jigging and Spinning. 


The prices –  our offer in private fishing charters as sport fishing workshops are:

Private family charters: 580€/3h.

Private fishing charters : 650€ /4h – small groups- 1-4 fishermen.

Private fishing charters : 780€/4h – For big  groups 5- up to 10 fishermen.

Shared fishing tours #fishingworkshopbcn : 90€/fisherman. 

All our fishing charters Included: 

Fishing material: Rod, reels & tackle, live bait and a  fridge for catches

Guide of fishing, fishing license

Profesional Skipper, insurance, gasoil,

drinks  (Coffee, coke, water and beer – 2 beverages /pax.)

We present the swordfish data: 

Fish:  Swordfish / Xiphias gladius   

Description  The swordfish are large  predatory fish  and  characterized by a long, flat, pointed bill. The Mediterranean swordfish  are a popular and big  to fish in the Barcelone sea.  The swordfish are elongated, round-bodied, and lose all teeth and scales by adulthood.  That especie is highly migratory. 

Its body is elongated, round-section and very robust. When the sea is calm, it usually swims near the surface showing its dorsal fin. His great eye delates that it is of nocturnal customs. You can drill down to 550m.

The swordfish can typically be found from near the surface to a depth of 550 m.

It’s a beautiful sight to see a swordfish leap from the water.  The swordfish is one of the fastest fish in the ocean. The swordfish is capable of swimming at a speed of up to 60 miles per hour.

Size: They commonly reach around  3 m in length,  and 650 kg in weight.

Diet: sardines, mackerel, bonitos, bonito..but it prefers the squid. 

Fishing Technique: Although the fishing techniques for this species are nocturnal, in Barcelona we have fished it during the day with trolling with dead fish. 

When Do you catch it in Barcelona:  Usually n the spring and also on Autumn. 

As food: Swordfish is a particularly popular fish for cooking. Since swordfish are large, meat is usually sold as steaks, which are often grilled.

video: video catch and release. swordfish.

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Port Fòrum
Moll de la Ronda
Pontoon C, Mooring 31
Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona 08930


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