Aquadventures - 21’ Tauro

The Cozumel flats are legendary for their huge Bonefish, Snook, Permit, and Jacks. Aquadventures is a premier fishing charter that has a lot of local experience and is ready to put you on the hottest bite in these shallow waters!

The boat you’ll fish from is a 21’ Imemsa, perfectly-suited to fishing the flats. She can take 2 anglers, with a third passenger who can just sit back and enjoy the ride (without fishing). The vessel is powered by a 60HP Yamaha outboard engine, giving her more than enough power to speed through the shallows.

You will fish with Captain Pedro Zapata, a local expert in fishing offshore, nearshore, and of course, the famous flats. The fish you’ll go after are truly varied with species such as the Bonefish, Triggerfish, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Snook, or Tarpon. You can spend your day either fly fishing or spinning, depending on your preference. Captain Pedro will happily assist and instruct you in either of these techniques.

All required equipment is supplied by the captain. Lures and fly fishing rods are provided as well. The captain will clean and fillet your catch free of charge, though a gratuity is always greatly appreciated. Customers are advised to bring sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, adequate clothing, a waterproof camera, and a burning desire to catch the fish of a lifetime!

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    up to 1 person
    + $100
    each additional person
    You'll be fishing in Cozumel's northern lagoons on this trip. The fish targeted are Bonefish, Snappers, Permit, Snook, Triggerfish, and small Tarpon. All required equipment is supplied by the captain, whether spinning or flyfishing. If you're up for some shallow water action, this trip is the one for you!

About the Captain

Pedro Zapata
Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Angler's Choice
4 reports
44 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since March 2014
Captain Pedro Zapata has spent his entire life out at the sea, fishing. He got into the charter business as soon as he finished college, almost two decades ago, in 2000. He's a third-generation man of the sea and is currently over 350 fishing trips every year. Captain Pedro is an expert fisherman and will happily assist and instruct you in flyfishing and spinning techniques.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Imemsa (Flats boat) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 60HP Yamaha engine.

21 ft
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing


Life Jackets
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment


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


Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Ted M.
Jacksonville, Florida

November fishing trip

VERIFIED   November 24, 2017
Wonderful water. Northwest wind made it tough to find bones or tarpon. Struck out but no fault of the crew and setup. Really...
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