Chaparrita Il

Looking to explore Puerto Vallarta’s plentiful Banderas Bay, as well as waters further ashore? Who could be better to guide you than a captain who has years of local angling wisdom to pass down? On board Chaparrita Il, you’ll be traveling with Captain Doroteo Jaime Castillon, who grew up fishing these waters, and comes from a long line of fishermen. Using the tips and tricks that his ancestors showed him, he’ll take you to the best spots around for the chance to hook world-famous fish.

For Capt. Doroteo Jaime, fishing is more than just a hobby or a business – it’s a true family tradition, and one that’s he more than happy to introduce you to. He offers a variety of angling adventures that’ll take you anywhere from the inshore waters of Banderas Bay, to the bustling offshore fishing grounds around Corbeteña and Punta Mita. He understands the bonds that fishing together can create for a family, and happily welcomes guests of all ages and abilities.

You’ll be fishing from a 27’ Nava center console, built to accommodate up to 4 guests. This makes her the perfect option for a family vacation, or tangling lines with your closest angling buddies. On board, you’ll find life jackets in a variety of sizes, top-quality navigational gear, a toilet, and even a multi-media system so you can play your favorite songs in between bites. For you hardcore anglers, there are 2 fighting chairs to help you battle your dream Marlin!

As well as White, Blue, and Striped variations of the mighty Marlin, you’ll have the chance to go after a whole range of world-famous saltwater species. If you stay within Banderas Bay, you’ll hook anything from King and Spanish Mackerel, to Jack Crevalle, a variety of Snapper, and more. Further offshore, you’ll reel in Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Roosterfish, and other hard-fighting fish, using a range of techniques.

Your captain will provide rods, reels, bait, tackle, and your fishing license. Join Chaparrita Il and become part of this fantastic fishing family!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $630
    up to 4 persons
    If you want to give yourself plenty of time to explore these incredible waters, and increase your chances of hooking some huge big game fish, then this 10-hour trip is the only option for you. You'll head offshore and explore the Corbeteña area for the chance to battle Mahi Mahi, Blue, White, and Striped Marlin, Roosterfish, Sailfish, and other famous species. Your captain will provide top-quality rods and reels, as well as bait, tackle, and your fishing license. Sandwiches and drinks are included, too.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $500
    up to 4 persons
    If you want to reel in some seriously impressive, seriously huge fish, then this 8-hour trip is the one for you! Capt. Doroteo Jaime will take you further out on Banderas Bay to the waters that surround Punta Mita, where you'll target Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, a variety of Tuna, maybe even Marlin, and plenty more. He'll show you how to hook them, and will provide you with rods, reels, bait, and tackle that are up to the challenge. He'll also provide a fishing license, and sandwiches and drinks are included!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:35 AM
    $380
    up to 4 persons
    This 6-hour trip will give you more time on the water, which means you'll increase your chances of hooking some huge fish in Banderas Bay! Your captain will have you targeting Snapper, Mackerel, Jack Crevalle, and maybe even Wahoo and a Mahi Mahi or two. He'll show you the best techniques to use, and will make sure you're decked out with top-quality rods, reels, and tackle, as well as live bait and a valid fishing license. Your trip also includes sandwiches and drinks to keep up your energy!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $250
    up to 4 persons
    If you're an early bird who wants to target the morning bite, then join Capt. Doroteo Jaime on this adventure! He'll take you 5 miles out onto Banderas Bay, which is home to a huge host of species. Here, you'll be able to hook anything from Mackerel and Snapper species, Jack Crevalle, and whatever else is biting. Your captain will show you how to reel in your catch, and will provide top-notch rods and reels to help you out. Bait, tackle, and your license are included, as well as lunch and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $250
    up to 4 persons
    This 4-hour adventure is perfect for guests of all ages and skill levels, including families with little ones! Capt. Doroteo Jaime will take you up to 5 miles out from the shore, where you'll have the chance to explore Banderas Bay for a variety of Mackerel and Snapper, Jack Crevalle, and plenty more. Your captain will show you how to reel in your catch, and will make sure you're provided with rods, reels, bait, and tackle, as well as a license. Your trip includes drinks and lunch, too!

About the Captain

Doroteo Jaime Castillon
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
For Capt. Doroteo Jaime, fishing is more than just a hobby or a business – it's a family tradition that he feels honored to be passing down to his guests. He comes from a long line of anglers, so it's safe to say that a passion for fishing runs through his veins. His father and grandfather introduced him to the sport, and helped him develop his skills and knowledge, so when you take a trip with him, you'll be given tips and tricks that have helped out a whole family of fishermen. Capt. Doroteo Jaime loves everything about his job as a charter operator, and can't wait to introduce you to the fantastic fishing grounds that have served his family well throughout generations!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Black)

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped)
Roosterfish
Sailfish

Snapper (Cubera)
Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Nava (Center console) originally built in 2012. Powered by 2 60HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

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Pay remaining balance to captain
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Cash

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