Since 1979

Chalio's happy customers seen here with a 60 lb. monster Roosterfish they caught in front of Hotel Riu.

My friends Team Germany won the Bronze Medal in the 6th World Championship Shore Angling Masters here in Mazatlan and a Silver in the Individual. Congratulations! It was a pleasure to meet all of you. Tight Lines! 


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​Welcome to Mazatlan's Angler Information Center & Online Store

Gyotaku is Japanese for "fish print". ​We can make a print of the fish you catch onto rice paper or fabric. A cool way to display your catch back home. From as big as a Marlin to as small as a 1 kg. Spotted Rose Snapper. Click on the Gyotaku page to learn more. 







Welcome to ifishmazatlan.com, your online go-to source for all things related to sport fishing in Mazatlan. From big game fish such as Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, and Mahi-Mahi to finesse fishing in the surf for Snapper, Snook, and Seabass, Mazatlan has something for everyone.

Mangrove fishing is a great option for those who get seasick. We catch Snapper, Snook, and Seabass consistently and there is no risk of seasickness.

Another option is Surf fishing from the shoreline. Either casting swim baits or with live shrimp we catch fish.

Bottom aka Coastline fishing in a panga is also a great option. Here we fish structures like sunken ships or reefs and rocks up and down Mazatlán’s coastline. We fish with live shrimp and catch Seabass, Snook, Snappers, Grouper, Pompano, Triggers and Mero. These are our target fish but others such as Jacks, Barracudas, and Needlefish are sometimes caught as well.  

And for all you adrenaline junkies we have what we call here Extreme Tube Fishing. This is where we take a float tube behind the break and slay Snook, Snapper, and Seabass. This type of fishing is limited to only certain days of the year, as the waves have to be under 3 ft. and the angler has to have experience in the surf. My personal favorite type of fishing.

I’ve been fishing in the Pearl of the Pacific since 1979 and over the years have made many good fishing buddies with whom I have been blessed with great company, unforgettable stories, and an extensive knowledge about fishing in Mazatlan. I am grateful to all of them and to the community as a whole for allowing me to be a part of this truly special place that is Mazatlan, Mexico. 


Tight Lines,


Jason Potts


All the fish on this site were caught here in Mazatlan.

Carlos and Manuel are seen here with some world-class Roosterfish caught in the surf. They are the best two for this type of fishing here in Mazatlan. If you would like to scratch catching a Roosterfish in the surf off of your bucket list, let me know and I will set it up. 

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The 2023 - 2024 season is underway and it is

and it is going off here. Big Dorados, Snook, Snappers and Seabass. Check out the fishing report for pictures.  

Local friends with 200+ lb. yellowfin tuna and a massive Marlin.


Captain Miguel Aragon lands the biggest yellow

fin tuna Mazatlan has seen in a long time.